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FELCO Model 2 Secateurs (Large)

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These all-metal pruners have a three-stage ratcheting mechanism, which greatly reduces the force required to use them, meaning that they are ideal even for those with weak or painful hands. The handles are aluminum with a comfortable grip coating, and at 8.26 inches in length, they are a good fit for most hands. These are anvil-style pruners, so rather than the blades passing each other in a scissoring action, the moving blade chops straight down against the grooved surface of the stationary blade, which requires less hand pressure while increasing the cutting force. These sturdy pruners have a maximum cutting capacity of 1.5 inches. Den hurtige og lette udskiftning af klinger er sikker og sørger for, at du altid kan fortsætte med opgaven An impressive 26mm cutting capacity means roses, shrubs and small branches can be pruned with ease.

Every model of Felco Secateurs (besides the F31 Anvil model) features two blades for bypass style cutting. One of the blades is razor sharp and this is called the cutting blade; this blade bypasses the second blade (which is called the anvil blade) to make the cut in the same way a pair of scissors would. This has been proven to be the very best of way of producing a clean cut. While this is undeniably an investment, the years of excellent performance in your garden, as well as comfort in your hand, will make the F2 one of your favorite gardening tools. This is something to consider especially if looking at cheap secateurs. In my experience, one lost spring or a malfunctioning safety catch and the secateurs is for the bin.

Felco Secateurs 8 (Classic) - L117

Carbon blades will keep an edge to them longer (less time between sharpening) and are less prone to snapping when under pressure.

ARS is a Japanese brand that's been around for over a century. Known for their extremely high quality, their pruning tools, including the HP-VS8Z, are an investment, but if you take your gardening seriously, you'll appreciate the amazing sharpness of the double-hardened, double-plated, resin-coated steel blades; this pruner snips through rose stems and canes as easily as cutting through butter, creating clean, perfect cuts without any ragged edges or tears. The blades are slightly offset to reduce hand fatigue and effort required for clamping the pruners closed, so even if your hands aren't the strongest you can still easily keep your rosebushes looking their best. Reliable: Comfortable, light, sturdy handles made of forged aluminium with a lifetime guarantee* / blade and riveted anvil blade made of high-quality hardened steel / clean, precise cut / all parts can be replaced. The versatile and precise basic models are suitable for all manner of pruning tasks. They may be basic in name but they certainly are not in performance. This range of Felco secateurs includes some of the classic models such as the Felco 2, which is our best selling line of Felco secateurs. Hvis du sætter lige så meget pris på bæredygtighed, som vi gør, vil du gerne holde dit FELCO-værktøj i god stand og minimere spild ved at bruge et værktøj, hvor alle dele – fra klingen og fjederen til den mindste skrue – er udskiftelige Editor's Note (September 2023): This product review was originally written and published in 2019. To make sure we are still recommending the best products for your needs, we recently reviewed this story to make sure it is still accurate and that we stand by what we wrote. In addition to this original hands-on review, we also had the opportunity to test this product in The Lab. Thanks to its at-home and lab performance, it is still a top choice in The Best Pruners despite newer models and options being available on the market. You can also find it as a featured product in The Best Gardening Tools.Røde håndtag understreger vores schweiziske arv, mens de fungerer som et pejlemærke, så du altid kan finde dit FELCO-værktøj i alle omgivelser We asked Brian Feldman, Sr. Director of Technical Operations at TruGreen, about the best time to prune plants. He said, "Timing is a very important consideration. Plant knowledge and identification is required before establishing the proper time to prune. If timing is wrong, flowering and fruiting can be sacrificed." Plants that flower in the spring generally should be pruned immediately after flowering, unless the plant is diseased or damaged. Flower buds on spring-flowering plants develop on the previous year’s growth. Therefore, pruning before flowering would remove considerable amounts of flower buds, sacrificing flower display." Some examples of spring-flowering plants include rhododendron, flowering cherry, dogwood, forsythia, magnolia, spirea, and viburnum.

When you buy from a leading secateur maker you’ll be able to buy with confidence and own a tool that will give you years of service. Bypass secateurs are for cutting living, green growth, for example live stems, branches and plant material . Anvil secateurs are used for cutting tough, old, dead wood. We love the classic red handles, synonymous with Swiss design; the red colour makes them easy to spot should you happen to drop them in the undergrowth. Felco Secateurs or Pruning Shears as they are sometimes called are the perfect tool for pruning in your garden or professional use. You can truly feel the quality with the smooth tight action and superb cutting power, combined to offer you an unparalleled level of precision. The easy to use design always provides a clean cut which encourages the efficient healing of the wood.

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In my many years of buying garden tool products I have learnt the hard way. Buy cheap, buy twice! and this is particularly relevant with secateurs.

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