Power Pruner help!!!

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by jds720, Apr 27, 2008.

  1. jds720

    jds720 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 346

    Used HT 75 STIHL ($185) or a new Echo PPF-210 or the Troy-Built pole saw attachment. I need a pole saw for palm tree frawns. Im trying to stay in-expensive. I wont be using it everyday, but Its still a need. Any suggestions? Those are my options.
  2. escient

    escient LawnSite Member
    Messages: 105

    Forget them all...

    Get a ladder and a small Echo or Stihl chainsaw for fronds... and I mean small! Get up there and with a small saw you can cut fronds ten times faster than with a pole saw. Not to mention your arms will be worn out because the leverage you get with those things stinks when you really have to reach.

    Both Echo and Sthl make chainsaw that you can swing with one hand. Trust me - it's not even a close comparison.

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