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Hi, Does anyone have any recommendations for edging shears for someone only 5' tall? Thank you.



  • Pete.8Pete.8 Billericay, EssexPosts: 6,171

    You may get some ideas from Fred - have a look at this page - toward the bottom.

    You can send Fred an email and he'll helpfully reply in no time.

    I find his recommendations are excellent and he's a really helpful guy.

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  • Thank you, I will make contact with him.

  • Hostafan1Hostafan1 Posts: 26,166

    I think mine would suit you. I'm 6ft tall and I have to stoop to use them. Ditto spades, forks etc.

  • hogweedhogweed Central ScotlandPosts: 3,991

    Presumably you mean the long handled ones???  I am 5'5'' and find the Spear and Jackson ones ok but maybe that extra 5 inches makes all the difference???

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  • KT53KT53 Posts: 4,592

    You could try wearing 5" platform shoes and borrowing hogweeds shears image

  • hogweedhogweed Central ScotlandPosts: 3,991


    'Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement' - Helen Keller
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