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Replaced the Zubat blade recently. Attached the old blade to a ln extendable paint roller handle. Not paying 100s of € for a simple telescopic shaft. 

 

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How far does it reach? Must be an Irish thing, I bought a Silky Ibuki blade on ebay and a florbest handle fits on nicely.

 

 

The Bahco pruning saw is good value for money, easy enough to put a telescopic brush handle on it too.

 

 

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1 hour ago, Haironyourchest said:

Replaced the Zubat blade recently. Attached the old blade to a ln extendable paint roller handle. Not paying 100s of € for a simple telescopic shaft. 

 

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I bet the paint finish is pretty shit with that . Might be ok for Artex ...

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I used the old blade so as I don't jam or break the new blade. More likely to go wrong with a polesaw.

 

Reach is probably about 10-12 foot fully extended, didn't measure though. The detent (had two, one missing) failed when I started cutting, as it's an old handle. It can't take the forces of sawing, so I ripped the inner aluminium shaft right out and just used it like that, about five foot of reach. Not a true polesaw, more like a "extra reach" handsaw. Works well, way more power pull cutting with both hands. I intend to use it as an "in the tree" tool. Will buy a new 4 foot telescoping handle for it, they're  plenty cheap.

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1 hour ago, Mrblue5000 said:

How far does it reach? Must be an Irish thing, I bought a Silky Ibuki blade on ebay and a florbest handle fits on nicely.

 

 

The Bahco pruning saw is good value for money, easy enough to put a telescopic brush handle on it too.

 

 

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Sent you some Ralgex fr yr shoulders  ;) K

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I am all in favour of diy and homemade etc but my Stihl Turbocut was worth every penny. 

Being useless at climbing and scared of heights it has enabled me to dismantle some incredibly big trees from the ground.

 

Top marks all the same.

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I have the wolfgarden pole with the blade & loppers attachments aint the same as the zubat in cutting though but decent quality

 

Also have a samurai one that cuts better than the wolf &  that fits on a  diy handle pole handle

 

 

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Seems more flex between blade and the hande though comapred to the wolf.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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