Here you will find tools and materials to help you get the most out of your arborist climbing lines. The Sidekick rope retrieval device is a great tool that can save lots of time and frustration in the tree. You will also find Dip-It Whip-It, a safe way to seal rope ends, and plenty of supplies for cleaning arborist rope. Arborist ropes should never be cleaned with chemicals, abrasives, or anything which may damage the integrity of the rope fibers. Use Rope Soap instead.
The Sidekick Rope Retrieval device is a handy tool designed to help advance the climbing line beyond the climber's reach. This device is constructed from lightweight plastic and aluminum and collapses to just over 2 feet and extends to 9 feet. A great time and frustration saver when you are in the tree.
Liquid rope whipping is easy to use and neatly seals rope ends. Works on polyester, nylon, dacron, and manila ropes. Available in green or red for easy rope marking. 4oz./118 ml.
Bulk heat-shrink tubing for sealing the ends of rope. Heat-shrink tubing is listed with its unshrunk inside diameter (ID) and then its minimum diameter after shrinking. Apply heat with a heat-gun or hair-dryer and the shrink tubing will contract down to its minimum diameter. ROP906 is the best for 7/16” ropes or larger. Sold by the foot.
Quickly and easily finish rope ends by taping a band around the rope, then making your cut through the tape. You'll see many ropes coming from the manufacturer with their ends finished with tape. A fast and inexpensive method.
Quickly slice through synthetic ropes with this electric rope cutter. Blade heats up in about a minute. Pressing any synthetic rope and rotating slowly results in a fast, smooth cut with ends that seal as you go. Some assembly required. Instructions included in English and French. Plugs into standard 120 volt outlet.
Use only with sufficient ventilation and do not touch blade while in use!
Daily climbing can take a toll on your climbing line. Dirt, pitch and grime can make your new rope start to handle poorly. Now you can restore your rope with PMI Rope Soap. Works by hand or in front-loading washing machines. Rope and environment-friendly. 32oz. bottle.
Daily climbing can take a toll on your climbing line. Dirt, pitch and grime can make your new rope start to handle poorly. This bag keeps your rope together for washing in front-loading machines. Mesh construction allows the water and soap to get to your rope while keep the rope from becoming an unmanageable tangle.
The rope washing tube has scrubbing bristles inside. Hook up to a hose and pull your rope through to scrub it clean.