Pole Pruner

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by matthew horner, Jul 11, 2007.

  1. matthew horner

    matthew horner LawnSite Senior Member
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    I am looking for a pole pruner (chainsaw). I want quality, and length. Any suggestions?

    Matthew
     
  2. aklandscape

    aklandscape LawnSite Member
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    Look at stihl. I believe it's the ht-101. great tool.
     
  3. ed2hess

    ed2hess LawnSite Fanatic
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    Echo PPT-262.....up to 17 feet and has tried and proven straight 2 stroke engine....we use it and it is THE best tool we ever purchased. Don't want to have to ever get onto another latter.
     
  4. matthew horner

    matthew horner LawnSite Senior Member
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    Yeah, got knocked off a ladder yesterday. 17 feet shaft, or 17 feet from the ground?
     
  5. matthew horner

    matthew horner LawnSite Senior Member
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    Does that echo have a 17 foot shaft?

    How much are they, ballpark?

    Thanks,
    Matthew
     
  6. ed2hess

    ed2hess LawnSite Fanatic
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    Go to their Home page......I didn't get the extra 5 ft. extension that they talk abou thttp://www.echo-usa.com/product.asp?Model=PPT-260&Category=POWERPRUNER
     
  7. captken

    captken LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Hey, Matthew, I have both the Stihl and the Echo. The Echo extends further than the Stihl. Don't work from ladders ever. I don't remember the prices. The Echo does extend to about 19" I think, I am not sure though.

    The Echo is the best. My opinion. kenny.
     
  8. matthew horner

    matthew horner LawnSite Senior Member
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    capt ken, I remember you. You are in Memphis right?

    Yep, we both had Hustlers.

    Wow, time flys
     
  9. Audrey

    Audrey LawnSite Senior Member
    from Pa.
    Posts: 570

    I bought the Echo PPT260 last year and love it.
    $480

    I bought an extra bar and several chains at the same time. I hate downtime.


    A
     
  10. GreenT

    GreenT LawnSite Fanatic
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    I don't think this is an appropiate subject to discuss on this site!

    I'm apalled! :nono:
     

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