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First time i have seen a video on these, might be handy if you have never used one.

 


Posted 02 July 2018 - 01:19 PM

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Nothing wrong with these loppers but, to use on a pro basis they are not efficient 3-4 actions for each cut.
Be great for arthritis sufferers or if you had heaps of time.
Ive seen them at many gardening shows over the years, & they always demo their loppers on softwood.
I swear they have a poplar farm ... lol.

Fiskar geared loppers for me, been using them for years & are as tuff as, the longest handled ones give you the most leverage. ........ just my personal preference.

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Posted 02 July 2018 - 06:47 PM

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It,s just a demo on how to use the geared aspect of them regardless of brand. Most cuts only require 1 very rarely do i use 2, if it needs more than that it,s out with the chainsaw.


Posted 02 July 2018 - 07:47 PM

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I dont own a geared lopper.

 

I do own a looper (and it does get used) and a chainsaw.

 

Are they really worth spending the money on?


Posted 03 July 2018 - 05:32 PM

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I dont own a geared lopper.

 

I do own a looper (and it does get used) and a chainsaw.

 

Are they really worth spending the money on?

I got a pair from Aldi for about $30 from memory - I don't use them often but they've proved tough and will munch 40mm softwood if you take it easy.


Posted 03 July 2018 - 07:38 PM

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Bit of a selection. I have only owned 2 loppers since 99, both cyclone brand.

 

https://www.bunnings...g-tools/loppers

 

https://www.cyclone....utting/loppers/


Posted 03 July 2018 - 08:01 PM

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These look good but I love my Fiskars with extendable handles.


Posted 05 July 2018 - 03:06 PM

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https://www.forestry...index.php?id=22

+$17 freight charge

 

EDIT:

they also sell a good selection of Japanese "Silky" nokogiri* pull saws (*cut on 'pull stroke') and USA and Euro made similar saws

https://www.forestry...index.php?id=23


Posted 06 July 2018 - 04:10 PM

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l use barnell hedge shears, have felco loppers for smaller work but you can't beat the original orange handle bahco loppers for serious work - my 2 pair are 26 years old and as good as ever


Posted 06 July 2018 - 07:54 PM




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