manufactures a complete line of rugged, durable lineman's pole climbers
and tree climbers. They incorporate all the features that professional
users have found most desirable over the years. One example is adjustable
sleeves that eliminate the need to buy a variety of different-size
climbers. Another example is replaceable gaffs that can be installed in the
field. Many companies now replace all gaffs as they become dull, rather
than incur the risk of improper resharpening. When resharpening becomes
necessary, for those companies or individual users who elect not to replace
worn gaffs, Klein offers a gaff-sharpening kit,
Cat. No. KG-2.
All Klein Pole and Tree Climbers
Adjustable climber length. Steel sleeve moves in 1/4" (6
mm) increments for the most comfortable fit.
Contoured leg irons help position gaffs securely and
Replaceable gaff firmly attaches to the leg iron with a center
pin and two TORX screws.
8" X 8" (203 x 203 mm) cushioned, high-grade leather
climber pads for maximum comfort.
Neoprene-impregnated nylon climber straps for long-lasting
Secure sleeve and leg iron connection. Two slotted hex-head
bolts with lock washers and barrel-type nuts join the steel sleeve
and leg iron together.
Steel split ring secures ankle strap in place and allows for
Professional users recognize the quality that has gone into the design and
construction of Klein pole and tree climbers. However, climbers cannot be
more reliable than the person using them. Proper training, inspection, and
maintenance are absolutely essential to prevent serious injury or even
death. The cautions that follow apply to climber use. Read, understand, and
follow them carefully:
WARNING: Pole and tree climbing equipment is to be used ONLY by
individuals who are qualified and properly trained to use this equipment.
Improper use of climbing equipment can cause serious injury or death.
WARNING: For your protection, Klein recommends that climbers be
replaced when original gaff and two replacement gaffs have been used on the