Ratcheting Hand Pruner

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Ratcheting Hand Pruner
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18A09.03 Ratcheting Hand Pruner

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18A09.04 Replacement Blade

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This clever update on the classic hand pruner provides additional power to your grip by means of an internal ratchet. All cast aluminum, with rubber grip on the handle backing. Enclosed scissor-style finger loop provides added protection. Blade is carbon steel with non-stick coating, and can be replaced easily via a bolt in the side of the handle. Features a locking mechanism, plus a nifty little oil pad that slides into the handle, allowing you to clean and oil the blade on the go.

Using it is easy and intuitive--as you meet maximum resistance while exerting pressure on any difficult material, just relax your grip a bit and the ratchet resets with the jaws in place, giving you the power for an extra squeeze. It’s almost like an extra gear on your pruners, and gives your hands that bit of extra strength after a long day’s work. We recommend also buying a replacement blade (offered here) for your ratcheting pruner, to allow you to keep working while you sharpen or repair the original.

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  • A Great Pruner

    Jim, 12/12/2017 A great pruner! While most people can use a regular pruner the ratcheting ability allows even people with less hand strength to groom their plants
  • Reliable pruners with good grip and ease of hard cutting.

    L. Marie Willard, 11/11/2017 Many fine features in this pruner. Good hand grip allows users with large hands but still good for smaller hands, also. Ratcheting takes out the hard work out of cutting tough limbs, like dried maple and oak. Rubberized grip cover keeps grip certaint even when wet or muddy.
  • great tool

    Robert Sienkowski, 11/6/2017 These are replacing a well used from a Canadian company about 10 years age. Great improvement especially the ease of blade changing and handle texture. Did most jobs my pruner used to do and gets into tight areas to cut
  • Fine Tool

    Thomas Remar, 10/17/2017 Excellent tool at a fine price point -- low. Cuts reliably, good color to help find tool if dropped in the forest. I bought two tools and am glad I did. The tool does have a thumb pinch point so watch where you put thumb.
  • Works Good, Built Great

    David Guinot, 10/2/2017 I’ve had a very inexpensive ratcheting pruner for some time, so I knew that, unlike ratcheting loppers like the ones Garrett Wade sells and which work heroically, the performance of ratcheting hand pruners can be disappointing. They’re still worth having at the right price though, and since my old set suffered considerable corrosion in a water-leakage incident, this set caught my eye. Construction is every bit as impressive as it looks in photos, so adding a spare blade to my order was a good decision. And the blade lock is one of the best-placed and easiest-to-use there is. But what I like best is the color. The bright-yellow color of the handles looks especially durable, and is important to me because of the amount of time I spend crawling around the bottoms of my shrubbery while using shears like these. They tend to get left on the ground a lot, and plain or dark colors tend to disappear, sometimes for days.
  • Best pruner EVER

    Todd Coates, 9/22/2017 Great tool. Had a hand pruner from Garrett Wade, wanted a second one and oh what a gem. You will NOT regret purchasing these. Best pruner I've ever owned.....and less than half the price I've paid before!
  • Safe Pruning!

    Frobnitz, 7/31/2017 These pruners are amazing. I am taking on the project of reviving a long neglected garden. I hurt my arm last year using a lopers for the same project. As a musician, taking care of my arms is a top priority. I saw these pruners recommended in a magazine article and thought they might be a little more ergonomically friendly. I've used them several times and am delighted by them. The ratcheting mechanism kicks in automatically making thicker branches much easier to prune. My small hands can operate these easily and without strain.
    Rate & Review Honorable Mention $50 Winner July 2017 Rate & Review Honorable Mention $50 Winner. Congratulations, Ann!!
  • Ratcheting Hand Pruner

    Mary Harriman, 7/27/2017 Works very well. I am quite pleased.
  • So easy to use!

    Mary Stawicki, 7/27/2017 I could easily cut through branches up to about an inch in diameter. My hands are mildly arthritic and no pain after hours of pruning! My husband loves them as well even though his hands are very strong. They're just so easy to use!
  • Great Pruners (after some practice)

    Mary Steele, 5/27/2017 When I first opened the package, I was disappointed to find that the ratcheting hand pruners were a bit big for my small hands, but decided to try them anyway. Now, I think they will become my favorite hand pruners. It is a delight to be pruning on various trees and not have to go get loppers for the larger branches. Once I figured out how to adjust my grip on the pruners, they worked really well. I also like the attached oiled wool eraser to help keep them clean. Note that directions on the package read as if they were translated directly from the original Chinese and are rather amusing, if not all that clear. I went back to the Garrett & Wade site to review my understanding of the operation of these pruners.)
  • Back to beautiful flowers

    Margaret Winn, 5/13/2017 Very easy to use. My hands are not strong and these allow me to do my yard work with out being in pain and I can work longer to get the job done. Blade is sharp ,light weight and the color makes it easy to find if you lay it down.
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