Fiskars 9169 Telescoping Power-Lever Hedge Shear, 10-Inch

January 1, 2014 - Comment

Tight-Lock flips up to extend tool and flips down to securely lock handles at desired length. Power-Lever mechanism increases leverage to make cutting 2X easier than single-pivot shears. Gator-Blade serrated blades grip and hold branches for a clean cut. Fully hardened steel blades hold sharp edge longer. Cushioned grips and shock-absorbing bumper for comfort. Durable

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Tight-Lock flips up to extend tool and flips down to securely lock handles at desired length. Power-Lever mechanism increases leverage to make cutting 2X easier than single-pivot shears. Gator-Blade serrated blades grip and hold branches for a clean cut. Fully hardened steel blades hold sharp edge longer. Cushioned grips and shock-absorbing bumper for comfort. Durable steel handles. Cutting length 8.5 inches.

Product Features

  • Power Lever technology increases your cutting power
  • Telescoping handles extend from 24-3/8-Inch to 31-1/8-Inch
  • Soft grips for comfort
  • Patented serrated blade design self sharpens during use
  • 10-inch blade length

Comments

Omar Siddique says:

good reach, mediocre leverage The telescoping works, but the design requires extra brute-strength to use at the extended length.I got these shears to reach the tops of bushes that I can’t get with my old short-handled shears, but that don’t warrant investing in specialized power tools.My reach was indeed extended, but I found the shearing slow going. It turns out that the 9″ blades (vs the 10″ more common for this sort of tool) provide less leverage. And if I’m reaching out, my arms will naturally…

Coffee Drinker says:

Great for Light Jobs I could immediately tell by looking at these hedge shears that they are for light duty. To me, they seem better designed for garden use. I noticed the other two posters commented on the drawbacks of pruning shrubbery. I haven’t tried using them on shrubs yet, but I would probably agree with that. You can tell by the size of the blades that they would not hold up well to pruning. I think they’re best for trimming the greenery or very small woody branches, but not to tackle anything like…

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