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Recommendations for telescopic loppers please

Just moved house.  Huge rambling rose has rambled all the way up, under and out above the guttering on the top floor.... needs careful pruning before it brings the gutter down....any recommendations for a telescopic lopper from the huge number that appear to be available?

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  • Pete.8Pete.8 Billericay, EssexPosts: 9,701

    You wont go wrong with wolf garten bypass loppers

    Knowledge is knowing that a tomato is a fruit.
    Wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.
  • SwedboySwedboy Posts: 380
    Any other recommendations? Have looked at fiskars and darlac. Are they any good?
  • izzy8izzy8 Posts: 146
    Mine are a Daveon brand. Heavy duty ratchet  loppers. I have found them very easy to use as I havn't the same strength as I used to have
  • We have some Jardin de France ratchet extending loppers which are brilliant. I haven't the strength to use ordinary loppers on thicker branches but these make it really easy.
  • nick615nick615 SW IrelandPosts: 1,209
    Keep your eye on the two German supermarkets for quality and economy.  Ours came from there.
  • SwedboySwedboy Posts: 380
    Sadly they are so far away from me that I have no idea what delights thet sell 
  • Pete.8Pete.8 Billericay, EssexPosts: 9,701
    You may get some inspiration here-
    http://www.fredshed.co.uk/bigboys.htm
    Knowledge is knowing that a tomato is a fruit.
    Wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.
  • cmarkrcmarkr Posts: 141
    My Wolf Garten are fantastic, like a knife through butter. Can't say I've ever found Lidl garden tools to be good quality personally.
  • LunarSeaLunarSea Cheshire / Derbyshire borderPosts: 968
    Swedboy said:
    Any other recommendations? Have looked at fiskars and darlac. Are they any good?

    Darlac are very good. I have their telescopic loppers and have used them non-stop on various shrubs and trees this year. Most of their tools are excellent. My little loppers are Fiskars, also excellent.
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