Specifications & Dimensions
|Gardening Tool Type:||Pruners & Loppers|
|Item Weight (lbs.):||4.5|
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Ratings & Reviews
Compound Action Bypass Lopper w/ Extendable Handles
- 1 1/2" diameter cutting capacity
- Lightweight, strong fiberglass handles extend 21" to 33"
- Four-bar compound linkage triples your cutting power
- Resharpenable, PTFE coated high-carbon steel bypass blade
- Slant ground hook with sap groove
- Cushion grips for comfort
Added on July 26, 2010
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Most Helpful Reviews
Baton Rouge, LA
West Richland, WA
Compound Action bypassLopper with extendable handles is very well made. The lopper is a sturdy tool, that is built really soild. The extendable handles are a nice feature. Allows you to reach higher and farther
This thing is excellent, right out of the box the blade was sharp and everything worked well. My only complaint is that you have to hold the handle a certain way while it's extended so that they don't collapse on you.
I haven't used this model much since I bought it, however, I do have the non extendable one which has been working great for me. I decided to buy this as an additional one to use in hart do reach areas.
These haven't had any trouble cutting through any branches I manage to fit between the jaws, and they seem well-made. The extendable handles are a great feature, although using them at the limit of their reach effectively reduces the width of cut you can make (because of how wide you have to get the handles to get the jaws fully open). Using them without accidentally unlocking the handles takes a bit of practice, but it's simple once you get the hang of it. My only real complaint so far is that the cushioned, foam grips tend to slide up and down the handles a bit. They're easy to push back into place, but doing so is rather a nuisance.
The Craftsman compound action bypass lopper with extendable handles is a welcome addition to my landscape maintenance tool box. The compound action helps cut the larger tree branches with minimal effort. The extendable handles helps me reach the furthermost tree branch. Sturdy and well made Craftsman quality.