Tree Services Magazine - May, 2009

FEATURES

Buying Guide to: Pruning and Trimming Equipment


Alamo Industrial

The Timber Cat sickle limb cutter allows debris to fall directly to the ground and operates at 1,500 PSI, providing 2,650 pounds of force for shearing.


Corona Clipper

The TP 3841 offers a 1-inch diameter cutting capacity, compound-action pulley system and lightweight fiberglass pole that telescopes to 12 feet in length.


Easy Tree Removal

The Big Beaver ReTREEver offers 360-degree rotation and three steering modes. It can trim limbs up to a height of 67 feet 11 inches.


Echo

The PPT-265 Power Pruner features a 25.4cc Power Boost Vortex engine, i-30 technology for easier starting, 146-inch shaft and 12-inch Oregon Intenz bar.


Efco

The PTX 2500 telescopic pole pruner reaches up to 12.5 feet when fully extended. The pruning head adjusts to five positions from 0 to 90 degrees.


Fanno Saw

Fanno Saw Works manufactures a variety of pruning saws and pole saw blades.


Fred Marvin

The PH5 “Bull” pruner head has a 1.75-inch cut and single pulley. The QCB also has a 1.75-inch cut, with a dual pulley system with adapter and rope.


Husqvarna

The 327P5x pole saw is equipped with an E-Tech II engine, Smart Start, rear impact guard, auto-return stop switch and adjustable, automatic oil pump.


Jameson

Jameson manufactures fiberglass poles, heavy-duty pruners, pole saws, handsaws and bucket tool holders.


Jarraff

The four-wheel drive All-Terrain Tree Trimmer has a turntable base for a 360-degree range of motion. The fiberglass boom extends up to 75 feet.


Kershaw

The Sky Trim Generation II all-terrain mechanical tree trimmer quickly trims tree limbs up to a height of 75 feet.


Precision Mfg.

The HyReach tree clipper trims limbs and trees up to 9 inches in diameter. It attaches to skid steers, tractors and most equipment with hydraulics.


RedMax

The PSZ2401 Professional pruning saw has a 23.6cc green and clean, Strato-Charged, fuel-efficient engine, pro-length 12-inch bar and chain with auto-oiler, 11-foot reach, solid-steel driveshaft and can be converted to a hedge trimmer with RedMax attachments.


Sheyenne

The Tele-Saw is a chain saw attachment for the Tele-Boom that can prune and trim branches at heights up to 33 feet. It rotates 350 degrees horizontally.


Shindaiwa

The P231 pole pruner, powered by a 1.1 hp, 22.5cc engine, has a 110-inch reach and comes in 8, 10 and 12-inch bar lengths with narrow-kerf saw chain.


Sidney Mfg.

The Timberline TBL1000 tree shear offers hydraulic rotation, cuts branches up to 10 inches in diameter and mounts to skid steers and compact excavators.


Silky

The Zubat 390 handsaw has a molded rubber handle and 15.4-inch, curved, hard chrome-plated blade with 6.5 teeth per inch with four cutting angles.


Stihl

The PP 70 hand pruner has replaceable, hard chrome-plated blades, a cutting capacity of .75 inch, quick-release blade lock and nonslip, coated handles.


Tilton Equipment

The Jonsered PS 2125CS pole saw is powered by a 1.2 hp, 24.5cc engine and has a split shaft, lightweight cutting head and narrow-kerf bar and chain.


Worksaver

The Tree Clipper for skid steers and tractor loaders features welded steel frame construction, T-1 steel cutting blades and cutting head that rotates 113 degrees.