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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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The Telford Chainsaw Massacre

Advantages: cuts like a hot knife through butter, safe and easy operation, chain automatically oiled, quiet, light
Disadvantages: price

Living out in the sticks has many advantages, but when the trees that run alongside my house decided to have a growth spurt over the summer down mainly to the rain I came to the conclusion that a severe storm would infact leave me at risk of waking in the ...

20-20vision 29.08.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Black&Decker GK 1640 T

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Surgery For My Tall Trees In My Garden. But Use With Care!

Advantages: Can reach high branches without having to stretch
Disadvantages: Best used with a spare battery or two.

As you may know from my hedgecutter review, we have some very tall trees in our garden. When we first moved here in 2009, the hedge was a good 6ft (2mtrs) higher than it is now. The hedge is made up of 52 separate Leylandii trees that are planted aroun ...

derek-j-a 04.05.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Black&Decker GPC 1800

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Great for the garden - bit small for horror films

Advantages: Cuts through even large branches with ease!
Disadvantages: Nothing that bad.

I'm reviewing this great little battery-powered chainsaw which I got from B&Q this summer for the very reasonable sum of £49.98 after deciding a hand saw wasn't going to cut it (ok, no more bad jokes!) when it came to trimming our evergreen hedge. You ...

blue.summer.sky 13.10.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Black&Decker PWR18VPLA Cordless Power Lopper

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