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Climbing and Rigging Podcasts

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Ken and Rip discuss cuts a climber can use in a tree with a chain saw. The quiz covers the episodes Mismatch Cut & Drop Cut and Hinge Cut & Lifting Cut. (A,T,L,Bp)


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Rip and Ken discuss basic chain saw safety while in a tree. The accompanying quiz covers this episode plus the episodes Making a Felling Plan, Working the Felling Plan, Felling with Forward Lean, Limbing, and Bucking (A,T,L,Bp).


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In this second podcast on cutting the proper notch when felling a tree or chunking out pieces of stem, Ken and Rip examine depth of cuts, and the advantages of an open faced notch. The accompanying quiz covers this episode (Notches Part 2) plus the episodes: Chainsaw Field Maintenance, Chainsaw Bar Maintenance, Chainsaw Chain Maintenance, Chainsaw Chain Sharpening, and Notches Part 1 (A,T,L,Bp)


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In this episode Rip Thompkins demonstrates the safe way to start a chainsaw. The Available CEU quiz covers this episode and the previous episodes: Distance of Fall & Half Hitch vs. Marlin, Blocking with a Speed Line, Chainsaw PPE, Chainsaw Selection, and Chainsaw Safety . You can click on the titles to review the previous episodes (A,U,T,L,Bp)


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Rip Tompkins finishes the job of rigging out a large piece of stem, and shares tips on keeping the climber safe in the process. The accompanying CEU quiz covers the episodes Natural Crotch Rigging Tips, Natural Crotch Top Removal, Top Removal with Arborists’ Block part 1, Top Removal with Arborists’ Block part 2, Butt-Hitching (Blocking) Techniques part 1, and Butt-Hitching (Blocking) Techniques part 2. You can click on the titles to view the previous podcasts. (A,U,M,T,Bp)


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This quiz includes the episodes Rigging Force Experiments part 1, Rigging Force Experiments part 2, Dynamometer Drop Tests part 1, Dynamometer Drop Tests part 2, Work Positioning When Topping, and Forces in Top Removal. You can click on the title links to view these podcasts.  1 CEU (A,T,Bp)


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Rip Tompkins finishes safely removing a large piece of stem using an arborist’s block rigged directly below the cut. The available quiz covers the episodes: Speedline with redirect and ground anchor, knotless rigging, knotless rigging and speedline, and Basic Blocking Techniques part 1, Basic Blocking Techniques part 2. You can click on the title links to view these podcasts. (A,T,Bp)


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This quiz covers the Climbing and Rigging episodes: Fishing Pole Technique, Drift Line, Static Removable False Crotch, Spider Balancer part 1,Spider Balancer part 2, Speedline part 1, Speedline part 2,  Floating Anchor. You can click on the titles to view these podcasts  1.5 CEU (A,U,T,M,L,Bp)


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Ken Palmer concludes the two-part series of creating and using mechanical advantage in tree work. In this episode, he uses multiple pulleys to dramatically increase the output force applied to a rope. This CEU quiz covers the Climbing and Rigging Podcast episodes: Redirecting the Load line part 1, Redirecting the Load line part 2, Bend Ratios, Rope Angles, and Reaction Forces, Tip Tie and Lift part 1, Tip Tie and Lift part 2, Fiddle Blocks, Mechanical Advantage part 1, and Mechanical Advantage part 2.  1.5 CEUs (A,U,M,T,L,Bp)


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This quiz covers the following Climbing and Rigging podcasts: Guy Lines, Cut & Chuck, Natural vs. False Crotch, Natural-Crotch Rigging, Port-O-Wrap III, Butt-Tie & Drop, Tip-Tie & Drop, Role of the Ground Worker, and Balancing. You can click on the title links to view these podcasts.  1.5 CEUs (A,U,M,T,L,Bp)

Podcast: Balancing.

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This quiz checks your knowledge about the information presented on the following Climbing and Rigging podcast episodes: Rigging Blocks and Pulleys part 1, Rigging Blocks and Pulleys part 2, Connecting Links part 1, Connecting Links part 2, Rope Tools part 1, Rope Tools part 2, Friction Devices, and Ropes part 1, Ropes part 2. You can click on the title links to view these podcasts. Complete this quiz to earn 1 CEU.  (A,U,M,T,L,Bp)


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This Climbing and Rigging CEU quiz will cover the following podcast videos: Tree and Site Inspection, Fundamental Rigging Techniques, Cutting Techniques, and The Science of Rigging. Before taking the quiz to earn CEU credit, be sure to watch these videos on our Climbing and Rigging podcast pages, or you can click on the title links to view these podcasts. .75 CEU (A,U,M,T,L,Bp)


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