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This thread is all about Felco's pruning shears. https://www.felco.com/



Felco makes a lot of various types of pruning shears, from big loppers to small handheald pruning shears and even shears for left-handed people. They also carry knives, cable cutters, and even powered pruning shears.




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I give Felco #6 pruners 10 out of 10 acorns.

These are seriously my most used piece of gear. I rarely ever leave the house without them, and when I do, I regret it! I use my Felco's for pruning blackberries, cutting chunks of grass, pruning my fruit trees, and even cutting rather large branches. I have better luck cutting through a branch that's an inch diameter with my Felco pruning shears than I do with my non-felco loppers. I wouldn't cut a fruit tree branch of that diameter with these, but I cut back cedars and other trees to keep them out of my paths and driveway with these. They are easy to use, fit my small hands well (they have larger shears for larger hands, and left-handed people, but I haven't used those), and do not cause strain. I love that I can use them either direction and with both my left and right hand. They stay sharp for a long time, and even cut well when I don't sharpen them that well. They really are marvelous!

 
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