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Professional Pole Pruners

Professional Pole Pruners

Power through your workday! When overgrown branches loom overhead, reach for the power and versatility of STIHL professional pole pruners. They feature the same German-engineered technology found in our chainsaws, giving you confidence in every cut.

Choose between fixed-length and telescoping shafts that reach up to 16’ of branch-cutting potential. And don’t expect these pruners to be shy on the power. They’ll cut through difficult wood without tearing through your budget. Their fuel-efficient, low-emission engines mean fewer refuels and lower fuel costs.

And since you have better things to do than fiddle with tool maintenance, our professional pole pruners are designed to be as hassle-free as possible. In addition to our STIHL-manufactured OILOMATIC® saw chains and Ematic™ guide bar technology, these professional models also include automatic bar and chain oilers, as well as side-access chain tensioners. We build our pruners to be dependable, so you can get more work done. More work. Less fiddle.
  1. 3 years ago
    Great Pruner but can get heavy to handle
    This is a great buy and extremely useful around the house and on the farm. It has already paid for itself in one week because of all the limbs I have trimmed in my tree lines. The only negative I have is that this prunner can get very heavy after using it for a prolonged period of time. I believe Stihl sells a shoulder/back bracket to help hold the prunner. That is something you might want to consider purchasing to make it easier on your arms and back.
  2. 3 years ago
    This saw is a branch & brush "scalpel"
    I bought the HT 101 for our farm and have been using it to clear thick brush from ditches and limbs from trees. It has proved very reliable and starts effortlessly. This IS the right tool for the job and it has increased my productivity at least 4 fold. One VERY nice feature is that it enables you to insert the saw - rather than yourself :-) - into large brush thickets, severe branches off near their base then simply pull them out. This feature alone justifies owning this tool, particularly when ... read more clearing blackberry or wild roses, let alone honeysuckle and other invasive species. The same holds true when trimming thorn trees like buckhorn, honeylocust and hawthorns PLUS you eliminate the need for a ladder! It's all GOOD.
  3. 5 months ago
    Great pole pruner
    This is a great tool to have in your arsenal, from landscaping to logging. If your cutting a trap line or shooting lanes for your hunting stand, this is a must have! Once you use this machine, you will be kicking your self for not buying it earlier. I know I certainly did. The only draw back is the steep price tag on it.
  1. 2 years ago
    Great gas pruner
    The HT 100 is a well powered, light weight pruner that is very dependable. For one of the less expensive models, it has plenty of power to bring down large branches. When you hit the throttle you can feel the power of this pruner. It does not mess around when it comes to doing a good job for you. I was so pleased, after I sold my lawn care business, I bought another one. You will not be disappointed.
  2. 3 years ago
    Starts, runs and cuts great. Perfect for keeping all your cutting on the ground.
    One thing that is great about this saw is how beautifully it starts up and idles. It is so easy to use you will get a lot of work done quickly.
  3. 3 years ago
    Right tool for the job!
    There are certain jobs that are awful if you don't have the right tool. If you have trees to trim, thickets to clear and limbs to remove and you have been using manual pole saws, you probably hate the job. The HT-100 is light weight and well balanced, and has more than enough power to tackle anything that the bar length will handle. The biggest problem you'll have is picking up all the limbs you can cut in an afternoon! Reliable engine, over engineered durability. Very well balanced and easy to ... read more maneuver. I have two chains...one for regular trimming and one for close-to-ground cutting of small stumps, which can dull any chain quickly. Keep the chain properly tensioned and the debris-chute clear and you can work all day with this machine.
  1. 3 years ago
    I use this more than my chainsaw
    I was a little shocked at the price of this saw once I bought it. Little did I know that on my first job it would pay for itself in the time it saved. I am the envy of my block and all my neighbors have asked me to come help out since I was equipped to handle the tough jobs they couldn't do safely from a ladder. I highly recommend this pruner. It is versatile enough to do any job I throw at it and powerful enough to handle the daily load I put it under as a professional.
  2. 4 months ago
    Huge Time Saver
    Although the machine is heavy it's worth the results. I use to climb the trees with a chainsaw to cut the limbs I can reach easily with my new pole saw. I wish I had bought the saw sooner. I looked at several brands and compared each one but decided on another STIHL because of past performance with a chainsaw. Thanks for making my life easier.
  3. 4 months ago
    Heavy, but solid and easy to work with
    The HT 131 is indeed heavy, but that eliminates wobble and allows you to spend less time trimmng each tree. Until the chain broke in, I had to constantly back off the tension each time I started it, but consider this a safety tool, keeping you from lugging one more sharp instrument up a ladder. It's pricey, but it's a high-quality tool that will serve you decades if maintained.
  1. 2 years ago
    outstanding in every regard,..THE VERY BEST
    I have been looking for a pole saw for prunning my bur oaks, live oaks, and red oaks. This saw blade is the BEST,.cut through 4 and 5 inch limbs with ease. This saw is the way to Go! All other reviews are Spot On,....!
  2. 3 years ago
    This saw makes me look good every time I use it!
    Cutting trees and limbs that are right up against buildings, or could fall on objects, are easily dismantled from the top down and safely brought down. It's like having an 18 foot long surgeons scalpel and people are amazed when they see it in action. This is a professional quality tool and the best pole saw that I've ever used.
  3. 2 years ago
    landscaper tech
    THIS POLE IS THE BEST PRUNING SAW COULD EVER MAKE, I HAVE BEEN USING THIS TOOL FOR OVER 8 YEARS I WOULD RECOMMEND ALL RESORT AND OTHERS TO GET THIS POLE .
  1. 5 months ago
    Typical Stihl Quality
    Bought this to trim some branches that I had to keep moving out of my way when mowing my lawn. Sliced through Red Oak limbs like they were nothing. Very sharp, great quality. A little pricey, but a lifetime warranty goes a long way to offset the price.
  2. 3 years ago
    My go-to tool for trees
    Love, Love, Love this pruner! A must-have for tree trimming. I have run over them with my truck & still works like a charm. The tool that comes up missing because everyone else wants to use it.
  3. 4 years ago
    Great for reaching branches in high places.
    I purchased the PP100 several years ago to prune branches on my property. It has proven to be an excellent hand tool for trimming and for reaching those hard to get branches. I would recommend the PP100 for those that demand HIGH QUALITY tools in their arsenal! You will be amazed at the size branches this tool will handle. Very useful tool!
  1. 4 years ago
    Very well made, high quality pole pruner
    I bought the PP 900 a few years back and use it quite regularly on my tree covered lot. It has a very good blade on it for effortless cutting of limbs. I also like the fact that you can get replacement parts if you need them. The unit is expensive, but you get what you pay for! STIHL has done their research on this tool! I HIGHLY recommend the PP 900.
  2. 9 months ago
    Wish I had paid the high price years ago
    Over the years I've purchased half a dozen pole mounted saw and clipper devices from those with ratcheting gears, long leverage arms, etc. NOTHING comes close the Stihl. Take care around the clipper blade. The first thing mine cut was the back of my knuckle as I pulled it from the packaging. I didn't feel the cut it was so sharp, and it effortlessly glides through sapwood limbs. With two hands on the rope and the pole against the trunk or a leg you can cut any living oak limb that will fit into ... read more the mouth of the cutter. The blade does not flex and makes a clean cut all the way through it's arc. I also bought the longest saw blade for its longer cutting stroke and to allow cutting larger diameter limbs. It has amazingly efficient teeth and the perfect angle. One or two pulls and it creates a deep enough groove to allow cutting on the pull AND push stroke. The little nub/stopper on the end prevents pulling the blade all the way through. A feature I didn't realize I wanted until I tried it. In a careless moment I left it in the fall area of a tree and the blade was bent over 90 degrees. However, when I freed the blade, it snapped back and remains straight as the day it was purchased. From the chainsaw protective chaps the screen faced hard hat, to all the chainsaws, chains, bars, Weed and Brush trimmers, oils and parts, there is no other "brand" that I have grown to trust so totally and across the entire product line. If they made cars, guns or anything else, I would be among the first buyers no matter the price.
  3. 8 months ago
    MADE TO LAST
    2016 NEEDED QUALITY EXT ... POLE TO PRUNE OLD APPLE TREES FIRST DAY I PUT LADDER AWAY AND ENJOYED USING
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