lopping shears

lopping shears

[′läp·iŋ ‚shirz]
(design engineering)
Long-handled shears used for pruning branches.
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Take care of your oaks, and take care of yourself by using the proper pruning equipment, whether it be lopping shears, hand saw or chain-saw and wearing safety gear.
USING a combination of force-reducing double pulleys, ergonomic design, an ideal balance of blade toughness and superior "edge-holding" achieved by using SK5 high carbon steel and patented titanium plating, together with a blend of incredibly strong but lightweight nylon and fibreglass handles, these new lopping shears have been completely re-designed to maximise cutting efficiency with minimum effort - something we believe all keen gardeners look for.
During these daylong or overnight outings, groups of individuals, a variety of organizations, and sometimes whole families descend upon their sections with lopping shears, shovels, mattocks, weedeaters, and (for those certified by the Forest Service) chainsaws.
Charming Young is a 30-plus-year OEM and ODM of hand, gardening and DIY tools in Changhua County, offering scissors for barbers, tailors, electricians, as well as multi-purpose scissors, pruning shears, grass shears, hedge shears, lopping shears, hose sets and storage racks etc.
IN RECENT years the saying "too much information" has been much in vogue and is a useful way of discouraging someone from furnishing you with the sort of exquisite detail about what he/she/it got up to after a long evening at the Ferret and Fourbyfour's scotch and scrumpy night that means you will never see a pair of telescopic lopping shears in quite the same way again.
Last, most tools--shovels, lopping shears, clippers, even some pruners--will benefit from a good sharpening.
It appears (above) to have been caused by lopping shears VANDALS have chopped down dozens of trees in Birkby.
With their long handles for firm leverage and hard, tempered steel blades, lopping shears (loppers) eat their way through heavy underbrush and branches up to 3" thick.
A pair of lopping shears, a rake and a garden hoe will help do a lot if you stay at the job.
An old pair of lopping shears that you don't mind using to cut roots.
Send your order/payment to: The Birmingham Post Telescopic Lopping Shears Offer, BP319/J943, Belton Road West, Loughborough, Leics, LE11 5XL
Proper pruning, she demonstrated, begins with cutting the bush down to about half its height, generally with heavy lopping shears, leaving the remaining canes 15 to 18 inches tall.