Fiskars 14 Foot Power-Lever Tree Pruner Pole Saw Review

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Fiskars Tree Pruner Features:

  • Saw blade lenght: 15 inches
  • Reach length: 7 to 14 feet
  • Pruner blade cutting capacity: 1 1/8 inch diameter
  • Weight: 5.8 lbs
  • Best Price: $48.84

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Pros:

  • Ideal for cutting high branches without a ladder
  • Pruning tool is nice for smaller branches(up to 1 1/8 inch)
  • Saw is great for larger branches

Cons:

  • Extension point connector is made with cheap plastic (Can break easily)
  • Extension lock is poorly designed and won’t stay put

Let’s get real now, this  pole saw does the job but not extended one. What I mean is that it’s not a tool made to be used “a lot”. It’s not heavy duty at all. Some people can’t even use the extension feature cause the locking mechanism is poorly designed and weak.

If you’re not really planning using the extension feature, it will work great though. The saw is OK quality and pruning tool works too. You can use the extension at some level, but you will probably break your pole locking mechanism if you use this pole saw fully extended.

Here’s a nice video review about this Fiskars 14 foot tree pruner pole saw:

And here’s another very good one, you’ll have a great look at what this tool can accomplish for you:

There is a way to partially solve that locking mechanism problem. Use the proper size socket wrench and tight the two bolts until the slip stops.

This said, for the price you can’t get better than this. It’s fairly cheap on price and it works if you have a few branches to take down. If you want to use this a lot and thoroughly, you should pay more to get a better quality tool.

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A cool feature is that you can remove the saw to use only the pruner. This is easier to access branches more easily.

What I like about this one though is that it’s powerless… you can carry this everywhere and it will work. It’s lightweight as well so it’s easy to take it in the backwoods if you need it there.

Don’t buy this tool before you read this

If you are planning to buy this pole saw at your local hardware store, make sure to check the price on Amazon first. Like a lot of people do now, we almost every time end up buying our tools on Amazon cause the price is always the best. Make sure to check total price with shipping included cause you can find this tool cheaper at other online stores, but they all charge for shipping. Shipping to your door is almost always free with Amazon if you choose the right shipping method.

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