9 Foot Tripod Ladder, Orchard Ladder, Tripod Ladders

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9 Ft Garden ladder, Tallman makes the best orchard ladders for sale at any price. 9 ft Fruit Picking/Hedge Cutting Ladders are the specialty for the Tallman Ladder Company. Lighter & better in many ways than Japanese ladders like Hasegawas. If you are looking for a 9 ft aluminum orchard ladder or a tripod orchard ladder for all landscaping needs or for pruning apples or cherries or any other tree, then Tallman Ladders are your best choice.

  • Highest Standing Level 5′ 8″ (while allowing 1/2″ penetration into the soil)
  • Width at base 42″
  • Weighs only 21 lbs.
Item #: TLI-9009


Tripod Ladders – 9 foot

The 9 foot aluminum tripod ladder most preferred by Growers and Workers.

The 9 foot Tallman tripod step ladder is built of lightweight tempered aluminum and designed for ease of handling, longevity, and proven for years of trouble-free service. Each step is braced for maximum safety and uniform flexing on uneven ground, and all parts have been interchangeable since 1954. Parts are readily available in the rare event that you might need one.

Wooden ladders of this type have been available for years, but they are heavy (especially when wet), they leave splinters in your hands, and constantly need repairs, maintenance, and tender loving care. They swell in the rain and became loose when they dry out, needing tightening several times a year.

These 9 foot aluminum tripod ladders have earned the reputation as being the best quality and longest lasting orchard ladder on the market, at the most reasonable cost. The 9 foot tripod ladder design is perfectly engineered with the third leg made so that it can be swung out and inserted between tree branches for fruit picking or pruning,…all kinds of projects where you might need a ladder on the ground. Great for trees and hedge work. Far safer than a regular step ladder. Normal four legged ladders are just too unstable on uneven soil, but a Tallman Ladder will give you the stability and confidence to safely get the job done. Much safer for stability and reach. Propping a regular ladder against a tree is always problematic, if not outright dangerous. No more putting boards under the legs to make the ladder stable. This ladder enables you to get right into the center of the tree so you can properly get the job done, thanks to the tripod leg design. They are crafted from the finest materials and workmanship, and the unique design makes a strong product for years of service. Specially Designed Strong Top Section Rigid Steel Hinges Heavy Duty Tempered 3rd Leg. The specially made quality slip resistant steps, with dimples is built into every step on every ladder.

SAFETY NOTE: Use the right tool for the job at hand. The Tripod Orchard Ladder is designed for orchard and landscape maintenance use only, to be used only on soil or turf type surfaces. The feet and pole of the Tripod Ladder do not have rubber feet, and cannot be used on hard surfaces such as floors, concrete, pavement, etc.. There also is not a spreader bar or chain between the main frame of the ladder and the third leg (pole) to keep it from spreading. All three points that come into contact with the ground depend on slight penetration of the turf or soil to remain stable. DO NOT USE on hard surfaces as slippage may result in injury.

These are not tested and rated like a normal ladder because they are for specialty use. The Tallman Ladder Company estimates that a normal sized worker with a picking bag is around 250 lbs., and they have never seen a failure at this rating.


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  1. Rated 5 out of 5


    Great weight and stability on non-paved surfaces. Don’t use on pavement!!!

    This review originally appeared on an industry website.

  2. Rated 5 out of 5


    The tripod ladder design is perfect for pruning trees, cleaning gutters, picking fruit…all kinds of projects where you need a ladder on the ground. The four legged ladder is just too unstable. But a Tallman Ladder is the most stable ladder I’ve ever climbed!

    This review originally appeared on an industry website.

  3. Rated 5 out of 5


    I bought 6 of these for my small cherry orchard. Great price and work well.

    This review originally appeared on an industry website.

  4. Rated 5 out of 5

    Kevin Madden (verified owner)

    Everything went smoothly. Ladder is great.

  5. Rated 5 out of 5

    Paul Hammen (verified owner)

    Great American made, quality product. It’s getting hard to find quality anymore with all the China crap flooding to market.

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