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mild but windy here in S.E Wales today still Gardening is on our menu . Next door neighbour 2 weeks ago cut a Tree down on a bit of wasteland between us ,the branches were overhanging a bit over our roof, so good idea to chop it down now and it was useful for neighbours 'Wood Burner' So am looking to buy a pruning saw to tidy up that bit of Wasteland as soon as we can. Which one would you recommend please? Don't mind about the expense it'll be my Birthday pressie to me, it's in March so an early present. 

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  • Pete.8Pete.8 Billericay, EssexPosts: 6,184
    I have one of these and it's the best I've ever used - 
    https://www.amazon.co.uk/Bahco-396-HP-Folding-Pruning-Saw/dp/B0001IX7MY
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  • WilderbeastWilderbeast East YorkshirePosts: 866
    I got the wolf garten pruning saw, it can be used with or without a pole and is very sharp. I have large collection of the wolf tools and they are really good 
  • ObelixxObelixx Vendée, Western FrancePosts: 22,865
    Wolf for me too.  The interchangeable handles and heads mean I can do all sorts of jobs at ease.   Lots of heads here, including the pruning saw, and handles in 3 lengths too for close, medium or standing reach.   I find they last well too and buying the separate bits as and when needed makes it affordable too.   

    https://www.worldofwolf.co.uk/categories/multi-change-tools 
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  • BenCottoBenCotto RutlandPosts: 2,050
    I’m very pleased with my Wilkinson Sword pruner. I’d certainly buy it again

    https://wilkinsonsword-tools.co.uk/products/ranges/cutting-range/tree-cutting/pruning-saw-and-holster
  • Bee witchedBee witched Scottish BordersPosts: 624
    Another vote for Wolf from me ..... and they are currently selling at a sale price 

    https://www.worldofwolf.co.uk/categories/multi-change-tools/tree-care

    P.S. I don't have any connection to the company.

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  • fidgetbonesfidgetbones Posts: 14,827
    The tree surgeon who came to do the Oak used a Silky pruning saw. Like a hot knife through butter.  It's on my list.

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  • ValleysgirlValleysgirl Wales Posts: 174
    Thanks for all your feedback everyone , will digest and spend a bit of time in the morning and make my mind up . Did get the wind through my hair and started weeding around a  quite long Trellis right at the top of my garden pulling out the couch grass was easy. OH topped up the border at the bottom of the Trellis with 2 bags of our own homemade compost , it's a start and I tidied our SolarHouse/ potting shed .Bring on the Spring I say .
  • 2 point 42 point 4 Posts: 60
    I have both a Silky Zubat and a Wolf Garten.  Both have been very well used as I chop up kindling/small logs for a log burner with them.  The Silky is indeed like using a hot knife in butter but the Wolf is not far behind.
  • ObelixxObelixx Vendée, Western FrancePosts: 22,865
    I find with Wolf, and many other garden tools, that giving them a good clean after use and making sure they're dry keeps them sharp, as does an occasional swipe with a knife steel (not on the pruning saws) and a spray of WD40 on hoes, saws, loppers, secateurs etc and at the business end of the various Wolf handles where the different heads slot in.
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  • KT53KT53 Posts: 4,609
    Another vote for Wolf.  I've had one for several years and it is still extremely sharp.
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