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Old 03-27-2014, 09:53 AM
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Pole Saw Questions

Hello, anybody know what is a good pole saw? I'm looking to buy one but don't wanna break the bank. It won't be used too terribly much. But I don't want one that's not gonna hold up either.
My local dealer sells RedMax and Tanaka but they are expensive. Especially the RedMax. I don't know anything about Tanaka but my RedMax hand held blower has been awesome for 5 years and still going strong as ever.

Are the Poulan Pro pole saws any good? What about Echo?
I'm just not sure. Thanks
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Old 03-27-2014, 11:54 AM
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We use everything Echo... will be adding a pole saw this year.
We have found Echo warranty to be unreal... one of my guys (in a moment of brilliance, got a pull string from the hoodie he was wearing in the fly wheel of our brand new hedge trimmer shredding a couple parts to nothing and they repaired it no charge within 36hrs)
Warranty aside, they only use commercial grade engines and they seem to last and are a great price.
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Old 03-27-2014, 12:51 PM
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Husqvarna 128LDX 28cc 10-Inch Detachable Pole Saw is a good 'occasional' use saw. I have about 20 hours on mine and it runs just fine. Not as much power as an echo or RedMax but half the price. I bought mine new off of Amazon for $249 (free shipping to my door). Started on second pull right out of the box
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Old 04-13-2014, 06:20 PM
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Unless you have a lot of cutting to do, i'd buy a high quality non power pole saw over a 10" pole saw any day. if you insist on a power pole, i'd look into a multi tool/ kombi system so you can use it for a trimmmer ect.
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Old 04-13-2014, 08:33 PM
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I have a Sthil 131 pole saw best pole saw out there
We had a twister come thru and the pole saw paid for its self in one day
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Old 04-13-2014, 08:37 PM
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Unless you have a lot of cutting to do, i'd buy a high quality non power pole saw over a 10" pole saw any day. if you insist on a power pole, i'd look into a multi tool/ kombi system so you can use it for a trimmmer ect.
I have one a non power pole saw after getting the 131 saw the non power just sits
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Old 04-13-2014, 09:34 PM
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Stihl 131 or a kombi system with a saw attachment.
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Old 04-13-2014, 09:44 PM
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Do not buy the poulan pos!!!
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Old 04-13-2014, 09:47 PM
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I have one a non power pole saw after getting the 131 saw the non power just sits
We are opposite our power sits, if its more then the few cuts that you can comfortable do with the silky, the tree is getting climbed. For landscapers & use the power does have its place
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Old 04-15-2014, 12:35 AM
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Echo PPT-265 or PPT-280. Bada$$ saws, will get work DONE!

Once you get a power saw, you will NEVER go back to a hand pole saw.
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