This series of short clips is here to help arborists make their life in the tree that little bit easier. These tips seem like obvious no brainers if you know of them, but the smallest technique can be a game changer when you come accross it.
HELPFUL HINTS #1 - THE CARITOOL
Showing the quick one handed flick/twist with the chainsaw lanyard or carabiner to release it from the caritool, and use of the top to stack items that you are not removing.
HELPFUL HINTS #2 - ADDING WEIGHT TO YOUR BASE ANCHOR
A little trick of adding weight onto the end of your basal anchor makes whipping it around the base of a tree much easier.
HELPFUL HINTS #3 - Double figure 8 knot w/anchor ring
Tying the double figure 8 knot is one option for using the choking configuration with an anchor ring to setup a canopy anchor.
HELPFUL HINTS #4 - Using a Marlin spike when rigging
Dan shows a little trick of using the Marlin spike while rigging to prevent the line passing through the pulley, and also to remove the weight of a heavy rigging line when rigging a stem.