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March Madness Sale

It’s time for our March Madness sale and we’ve rounded up some great savings across the board from tree climbing harnesses to chain sharpening tools and chainsaw trousers. We’ve also included best-sellers like karabiners and pulleys. And if that’s not enough, how about some great savings on the recently released treeMOTION Super Light Harness. So grab a bargain […]

Types of Tree Climbing Harnesses

Safety should always be a tree climber’s no.1 concern. With the range of risks inherent in the business of working at heights, selecting an appropriate tree climbing harness — and knowing the different types of tree climbing harnesses available — should be common knowledge among arborists. There are essentially three types of tree climbing harnesses: […]

How to Start a Chainsaw

To get the most life from your chainsaw (and more importantly — for your own safety), it is important to know how to start a chainsaw properly. Firstly, the chain brake should be activated when you start the chainsaw. Many chainsaw models can be started in what is known as half-throttle position. The chain can then rotate […]

Different Types of Chainsaws

When selecting the proper chainsaw, it is also important to know the different types of chainsaws. Chainsaws can be broadly divided into the following groups: 1. PROFESSIONAL SAWS. Chainsaws with maximum performance and optimum ergonomics. Designed for professional full-time or part-time use. 2. ALL-ROUND SAWS. Robust chainsaws. Built as professional saws, but with a slightly […]

Personal Safety Equipment for Arborists

Protective clothing should be signal coloured, ensuring you are clearly visible in the open. Personal safety equipment for arborists must be tested in accordance with applicable international rules and standards within the EU and the US (CE/ISO/UL marking). These requirements may vary by country. You can obtain further information from your local servicing dealer. For […]

How to Choose a Karabiner

If safety is a factor, then choosing a karabiner is something that requires careful consideration. Karabiners can have either manual locking or auto-locking systems. Manual systems require the user to screw the sleeve on the gate to lock it.  They are great for karabiners that are opened and closed only occasionally, like the central karabiner […]

Australia’s Largest Range of Arborist Equipment and Tree Gear

Arbormaster’s commitment to providing Australia’s largest range of arborist equipment, tree gear, safety gear, chainsaw accessories and more takes a big step today with the relaunch of the Arbormaster Shop Online site (www.arbormaster.com.au). With over a thousand products in a wide range of categories, Arbormaster continues to be Australia’s leading supplier of arborist supplies. Arbormaster, with head […]

Husqvarna Technical Arborist Helmet Set … Making High Level Tree Work Safer

Following the release of the highly anticipated Husqvarna T540XP chainsaw, exclusively designed for arborists, Husqvarna takes the next step in helping to make work for arborists easier and safer with a new range of arborist accessories. The Petzl Alveo Helmet with premium hearing protection & ultra vision visor, is a lightweight and ventilated ABS helmet […]