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Old 07-03-2014, 10:24 PM
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Bahco or Felco is the way to go, Bahco is made in France, I think my pruners were about $100.00, but they last only ever sharpened them a couple times in 8 years, they will cut whatever you can fit in them, also the rotating handle is nice and is easier on the hands. They were designed for people who prune grapes by hand all day everyday, so I'm sure they will be great for your needs, I own a pair and would buy another if I every needed to.
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Old 07-03-2014, 10:30 PM
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I have a pair of Okatsune, they're fantastic. Felco pruners are simply pretty good, too heavy for me though. My Okatsune are so light, they hold an edge, very comfortable, and will cut through anything.

I'd like to try Bahco; they seem pretty good as well. The Okatsune were more expensive, so I went with them.
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Old 07-03-2014, 11:24 PM
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corona or fiskars. they sale them at lowes or walmart.

i don't use the small ones though. i use the big loppers for everything or hedge trimmers.
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Old 07-04-2014, 07:33 AM
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Felco, with the rotating handle..I think they are #7. Can't go wrong with #2 either
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Old 07-04-2014, 04:24 PM
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Rotating handle is always the way to go, I would avoid Fiskars and all the homedepot crap, get a real pair and never buy another.
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Old 07-04-2014, 05:06 PM
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Once you use Felco pruners, you won't want anything else.
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Old 07-04-2014, 09:16 PM
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I prefer Stihl hand pruners.
Stihl has an excellent line of on-powered hand tools.

Of course I'm a $*%&^$! Ninja, so I just use a katana to prune when no one is looking.
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Old 07-05-2014, 07:16 PM
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I go felco. Harbor freight has a felco knock off that is actually good for workers who lose or are hard on pruners for 10$
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Old 07-05-2014, 07:21 PM
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I go felco. Harbor freight has a felco knock off that is actually good for workers who lose or are hard on pruners for 10$
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Interesting...

how would you call the quality of those? Would they last 1 year?( we work year round in florida but not much pruning is done in winter).
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Old 07-05-2014, 08:07 PM
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Really like my Bahco pruners. Comfortable and can use them for hours without hand fatigue (rubber bumper is a nice touch so you don't get that metal to metal contact like the cheap pruners from the big box stores).
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