Trophyline® Tree Saddle™ Inspections & Saddle Retirement

 

  • It is very important that your Tree Saddle, ropes, and carabiners be in good working condition.
  • Before and after every use, inspect your Tree Saddle, ropes, prusiks, and carabiners.
  • Retire your saddle immediately if you can see any holes, tear in fabric, webbing, or thread.
  • Retire your Tree Saddle immediately if you see any heavy abrasions.
  • Retire your Tree Saddle immediately if you see any of the buckles has a burr, has corroded, cracked, or is damaged in any way.
  • Retire your Tree Saddle if it looks faded or discolored from leaving it out in Ultraviolet Light.
  • Your Tree Saddle comes with a sewn on Warning label. This label pertains the model name, model number, manufacture date (example: Aug 2019), weight capacity: 300lbs, and size. Your Tree Saddle has an expiration date of 5 years from the manufacture date. Retire your Tree Saddle immediately when it is older than 5 years. Failure to do so could cause serious injury or death.
  • Any damaged Tree Saddle, ropes, or carabiners must be retired immediately. You should always destroy a retired Tree Saddle, rope, or carabiner.
  • Any time you have fallen in your Tree Saddle you must retire the Tree Saddle, rope, and carabiners.
  • Any time you have dropped a carabiner you must retire it.
  • All ropes, prusiks, and carabiners should be replaced every 2 years.
  • Inspect saddle, ropes, prusiks, and carabiners before every use. We recommend that you retire and replace any or all if you notice any excessive discoloration, fraying, cuts, abrasions, or holes.
WARNING: Failure to read and follow manufacturer’s instructions before use could cause serious injury or death.