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Bahco Pneumatic Pruner

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Bahco Pneumatic Pruner

Hard-to-find air pruner lightens your workload

  • Weighs just 1.5 lbs.
  • Trigger lock prevents blades from unexpectedly closing
  • Air consumption is 2.85 CFM

Clever tool makes quick work of your pruning tasks. Bahco Pneumatic Pruner reduces the risk of strain-related injuries during repetitive use. Powered by your compressor at 145 psi, the blades quickly enter into wood—no more pushing against the tool. Trigger lock prevents blades from unexpectedly closing, making it extremely safe to use. 1¼” cutting capacity is the right size for pruning trees and branches in orchards, nurseries, vineyards and parks. Blades are easy to adjust in the field. Weighs just 1.5 lbs. Air consumption is 2.85 CFM. Female threaded inlet for air hose fitting is ¼”. Replacement parts sold separately. Made in Italy.

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Bahco Pneumatic Pruner
 
4.5

(based on 8 reviews)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Sharp blade (7)
  • Lightweight (6)
  • Easy to use (5)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Pruning trees (6)
    • Trimming bushes (4)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Avid gardener (3), Professional landscaper (3)

    Reviewed by 8 customers

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    5.0

    Awesome!

    By Orchard man

    from Ohio

    About Me Professional Landscaper

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Lightweight
    • Sharp Blade

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Bahco Pneumatic Pruner:

        Great product for a great price. They have worked like they should right out of box. I would suggest an air coupler that pivots so your air hose does not tangle. Very happy

         
        5.0

        Very pleased with it.

        By Bigorchard

        from Chehalis, Wa

        About Me Avid Gardener

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Comfortable Grip
        • Easy To Use

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Pruning Trees

          Comments about Bahco Pneumatic Pruner:

          Extremely happy with the product. Shortens time for pruning of reachable tree branches and thick bush branches. Was concerned that a pancake compressor (6 gal/150 PSI) might not be enough but have been impressed with the result.

          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          great value, what a labor saver!

          By rick

          from clinton, indiana

          About Me Master Gardener

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Lightweight
          • Sharp Blade

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Pruning Trees
            • Trimming Bushes

            Comments about Bahco Pneumatic Pruner:

            sure saves me a lot of time and ergo-friendly

            (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Good Pruner

            By Daren

            from Forest Grove, Oregon

            About Me Avid Gardener

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Sharp Blade
            • Shortens The Job
            • Smaller Than Loppers

            Cons

            • Heavy
            • Trigger Lock
            • Trigger Pull Stiff

            Best Uses

            • Big Jobs
            • Pruning Trees
            • Trimming Bushes

            Comments about Bahco Pneumatic Pruner:

            I have 9 semi-dwarf apples trees and a pear tree that I have to prune each year. Basically cut one years growth off while dormant. This usually takes a couple days to complete and is a lot of work. Most of the material is pushing about 3/4 inch diameter and must be cut with loppers. This is very awkward and time consuming. This year I tried this little pneumatic pruner and it was much easier and took about 4 hours. The air fitting required is a standard ¼ inch SAE male fitting. I bought a short hose with a swivel fitting and screwed it into the pruner for better maneuverability instead of having 4 inches of fitting sticking out from the pruner. I do not like the trigger lock and I tapped in down to disable it. I also think the trigger should work easier than it does. My hands would get sore from squeezing it. If I was punning something small, like grapes I would just use a manual pruner instead. Also If the material is too thick (inch+), this will not cut it. So there is definitely a zone that this is good for. That being said, I just had this connected to a home air compressor that has a 120 psi maximum. So most of the time it was actually 100-120 psi and it seemed to do fine up to about ¾ inch material. If your air compressor goes up to 145 as recommended it might work great. I also sprayed the external moving parts with light oil occasionally to keep them lubed up.

            (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Excellent value

            By Brian B

            from Marysville, Ohio

            About Me Avid Gardener

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Lightweight
            • Sharp Blade

            Cons

            • A little big for women

            Best Uses

            • Pruning Trees
            • Trimming Bushes

            Comments about Bahco Pneumatic Pruner:

            We looked long and far for a pneumatic pruner that would help us with our small apple orchard. The field of pruners is virtually empty, dominated by the $500 Italian pruners that we just could not afford, or something cheap from China. One day I came upon Gempler's and these great pruners, and after some reading of reviews, we decided to purchase them. We've gone through six trees in a weekend, which used to take us 2 weeks of pruning in our spare time. My wife said it was the best [$] that we've ever spent.

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