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Like a knife through butter.....

Advantages: Easy and quick cutting
Disadvantages: None

I have been attempting some garden improvements over the past few weekends in an attempt to get ahead of the 'growing season' and have my garden nice for a glorious summer. In the past I have hired someone to tend to the trees, however as the cost of thi ...

pdoyle007 16.02.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Bosch AKE 40-19 S

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Must be the Safest Chain Saw you can buy

Advantages: Safe, Low Maintenance
Disadvantages: No good for Lumber Jacks

This is quite a unique piece of kit. Ideal for the gardener who has small trees or bushes in the garden and likes to prune off branches. In other words its for a gardener who does not see need to buy a petrol driven chain saw and have all the maintance ...

holdfast 09.08.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Black&Decker GK 1000 Alligator

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SAVAGE JAWS BUT FRIENDLY NATURE

Advantages: Compact, safe and easy to operate
Disadvantages: limited to logs no larger than 100mm diameter

The jaws of the Black & Decker Alligator look fearsome when they’re wide open but when you place a tree branch between them and squeeze the handles together, you realise how friendly this animal is. With far less effort than a bow saw and much less potent ...

Alert4u 24.02.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Black&Decker GK 1000 Alligator

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CHAINSAW on a stick

Advantages: Ease of use, Decent reach
Disadvantages: Chain can snap, Limitation of 8cm diameter branches

The Bosch ASG-52 is a fine example of a power tool - just the sort of thing you'd hope to find in any self-respecting gadjet-freak's garage! So what exactly will the ASG-52 do for you ? Well, it could probably take off a finger or two if you're not car ...

CraigBruce 19.03.2001 · Read full review
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Review of Bosch ASG 52

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A cut above the rest

Advantages: Compact, powerful, maneuverable, top-handle
Disadvantages: need a certificate of competence to buy

...For some years, I have been the proud owner of a Stihl 039 'Farmboss' chainsaw, and am mightily impressed with its capacity for hard work. However: it's not the friendliest beast to wield when 40 feet up a tree, as it has a 20" bar fitted, it weighs in at ...

gryphongryphon 18.05.2006 · Read full review
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Review of Stihl Chainsaw MS200T

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