He has an odd obsession for playing with the latest gadgets and working on motorcycles and old Jeeps. Please use the below phone number for all media requests. It also means you’ll be able to enhance the health of plants and trees that you otherwise wouldn’t have been able to help. Reviewed in the United States on May 15, 2017. Some options come with lifetime warranties, which is worth considering, as well. We want to take a moment to note that the Silky Hayate 372-42 and Jameson FG-Series Manual don't technically perfectly fall into the category of telescoping pruners, the former being more of a pole saw and the latter utilizing extension pieces rather than a telescoping mechanism, but we felt they could still be useful for anyone looking for a telescoping pruner and thought them worthy of including on the list. Sharpen the blades regularly, as your pruner will not operate nearly as efficiently as it should if its blades are dull. The pruner shears will tackle one-inch thick branches. by Brett Dvoretz. With a good telescoping pruner in your hands, high branches and bushes can be readily trimmed into shape without having to clamber up a potentially precarious ladder. Product Description. While it’s less robust than an all-fiberglass pole, its aluminum frame makes it a lightweight option, and it can handle branches of up to … You should try to always wear gloves and protective eye gear when using these tools. This wiki has been updated 19 times since it was first published in December of 2016. For a compound pruner with a pulley system for slicing through tough branches, the Milliard Extendable Tree Pruner/Pole Saw is an affordable choice. Product Overview. Verified Purchase. Item number 1900623. Fiskars Fiskars 8"-12" Extendable Tree Pruner. If you’re willing to spend a little extra cash, some high-end options even contain built-in automatic oiling mechanisms, which help save you time and energy. The Milliard Three-Sided also offers a 16-foot reach, however it shouldn't be used for any heavy-duty jobs when at full extension because it can feel a little flimsy. The pruner is operated by a cable outside the pole, which can get tangled in branches but this is a small drawback if you are only looking after a few trees. Fiskars Brands toll-free at 888-847-8716 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT, or online at https://fiskarsliveagent.secure.force.com/FiskarsProductNotification/, or at www.fiskars.com and scroll to the bottom of the page and select Product Notifications. When you’re assessing the tools available to you, try to find one with blades that are treated to resist sticking, so you won’t have to constantly wipe off brush and leaves as you work. Make sure you know how to properly hold and utilize your tool. The model number is printed on the UPC code on the pole. Click Ok if you wish to continue to the website; otherwise, click Cancel to return to our site. For example, if you’re forced to reach through a thorny bush or a thin fence opening, a long handle will make the process significantly easier, and you won’t come away with nicks and scrapes when you’re finished. It comes with a 16-inch Barracuda tri-cut saw as well as a pulley-operated lopper. $91.31 $ 91. Average Rating: (4.6) stars out of 5 stars 45 ratings, based on 45 reviews. Not only is it battery-operated, so it requires very little manual effort on your part, but its head can be removed from the pole for use as a pair of regular pruning shears. The link you selected is for a destination outside of the Federal Government. With a strong zinc-alloy pruning head; heavy-duty chain-driven, compound-action pulley system; and a fully heat-treated, high-carbon saw, the Corona RazorTooth TP 6870 Max (around $87) should continue to operate reliably for years to come. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years. It helps … If you believe that your product should be included This item has been flagged for editorial review and is not available.