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Pole Pruners

Smooth, precise cutting that makes quick work of tall branches

STIHL pole pruners put high trimming jobs within reach, giving you the power and...
STIHL pole pruners put high trimming jobs within reach, giving you the power and precision to trim once-inaccessible branches down to size. You may not be able to identify every component of STIHL technology at work, but you’ll feel it in your hands: The balanced weight. The smooth cutting operation. Every integral part working together as you take down limbs – all while standing firmly on the ground. Whether gasoline-powered or powered manually, STIHL pole pruners are easy to operate, easy to carry and easy to maintain. It’s a win/win/win for homeowners and professionals alike.

As a cutting system, STIHL gasoline-powered pole pruners feature a low-emission, fuel-efficient engine. They not only save you money on fuel costs, they also run cleaner than traditional engines. They’re crafted using automatic oiling OILOMATIC® saw chains and Ematic™ guide bars – the same technology found in our legendary chainsaws. These exclusive parts improve cutting efficiency and reduce wear, improving your cutting potential.

When you choose to use a manual approach, STIHL is also committed to providing you with unique attention to every detail in our durable line of hand tools – the STIHL Precision Series™ pole pruners are crafted with long life, high-carbon tool steel blades that can be sharpened or replaced, and strong lightweight handles that can help you reach limbs up to 18’ above ground.

Note: STIHL recommends use of fuel with no more than 10% ethanol content. Using fuel with greater than 10% ethanol content may cause damage to your equipment and may void your STIHL warranty. Learn More…
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  1. 3 years ago
    Great saw
    Wow......this pole saw is awesome and for a great price....never had a power tool start so easy....I have other Stihl saws, but this is by far the easiest to start....a child could start it, so lock it up.It is well balanced and makes short work of any job.Its also easy and safe to cut any limbs on the ground as your hands and body are 6 or 7 feet from the actual chain saw.This saw is a winner. My Stihl dealer Chappell tractor in Milford NH had it all set up and gassed up when I picked it ... read more up...not going to find that service in a big box store
  2. 7 months ago
    Great features at a great price
    Purchased this pole pruner to replace an old Poulan Pole Pruner with the assistance of the knowledgeable staff at Hope Mills Saw and Mower. They asked what my needs were and matched me to a couple of different pole pruners. Based upon my great experience with other Stihl products and the sales price on this unit, I purchased it. I've used it twice and it provides a quick start, runs smoothly and does a great job of cutting branches. I would highly recommend both the outstanding staff at Hope ... read more Mills Saw and Mower and the Stihl Pole Pruner for all of your outdoor power equipment needs.
  3. 3 years ago
    Great Reach and Power
    This pole saw is an excellent tool for cutting lower branches in the juniper and pine trees on my property. It cut through branches as thick as 8 inches with ease. As I moved about on my property, which is on a hillside, I would turn the saw off but then it would start again with just a gentle pull of the starter rope without even disconnecting the strap or placing it on the ground. The pole is strong and provides excellent reach to high branches. It is reasonably lightweight, but after ... read more prolonged use, can feel heavy. It stores easily in my garage since the pole disconnects simply, allowing me to hang both the saw end and the motor end on the wall.
  1. 1 year ago
    You Get What You Pay For
    I have a 7 acre property with many trees that require pruning. I recently returned a 'disposable' pole saw from another manufacturer and decided to spend more money on the STIHL HT103 and I couldn't be happier! The durability and ease of operation are amazing. Additionally the reach provided by the telescoping action on this model makes it a breeze to get those higher branches. Disclaimer that I have only had a couple days of use on it but it has quickly become my new favorite. I am hoping that ... read more its longevity rivals that of my other STIHL purchases. One warning is that this saw is so easy to use and does such a good job that I found myself cutting ahead of what I could haul away to the burn pile! Overall a great product in a league of its own.
  2. 2 years ago
    Excellent Product
    I bought the HT 103 to cut branches on 15 acre farm which has many low hanging limbs on the field edges that hit you in the face while running a bush-hog with the tractor. I'm very experienced with chainsaws and cut professionally for a period of time. This is my first season with the saw and thus far I am ecstatic with the performance. Being able to extend the reach and function has been superb.
  3. 2 years ago
    A perfect tool for difficult pruning jobs that would be impossible otherwise.
    A pricey specialty tool, but saves literally hours of time compared with trying to tackle pruning high branches by moving a step-ladder around and using a manual pole saw. This pole pruner allows me to complete needed chores that otherwise, realistically, would simply not get done. Excellent balance makes it feel lighter in use than its actual weight. Easy to aim and maneuver. Runs reliably. Narrow chain cuts well through even thick branches if you are patient and use correct angles. A gem of a ... read more product I wish I had bought 16 years ago.
  1. 7 years ago
    the best there is
    Sold my off brand lopper and just bought this high quality lopper attachment....bought the pp800 pole I believe and at 18 feet high cutting the branches is so easy I don't even have to use the 8ft step ladder anymore...the easy pull of the rope and instant cut is just so easy and its so heavy duty and yet lightweight....another too notch quality product from STIHL....! I always clean it with Stihl penetrating oil and the razor sharp cutter stays clean as new and the tree sap won't corrode or ... read more rust the lopper either...you won't believe how it is so easy to use and precise point of cut on the branch . Thanks STIHL!
  2. 3 years ago
    Great Product But......
    Bought this Lopper Attachment for my PP800 Telescoping pole. The product is top of the line and definitely makes life easier and keeps me from having to climb trees to prune. However, there are a couple of issues that I had with my purchase. First of all, the unit shows an eyebolt to attach the rope too - had to purchase this myself which is ridiculous. I also did not like the quality of the rope supplied with the unit and so I went to Lowes and bought a 25ft section of 3/8" Twisted Poly Rope ... read more with a 3/8" Rope Clamp and Thimble Set. Once I attached the eyebolt, rope and clamp and thimble, I am very pleased with the Lopper Attachment. When you buy a Stihl product, you don't expect to have to buy other items in order to use the product. I believe that this needs to be looked into by quality control.
  1. 3 weeks ago
    Awesome pole saw
    Easy to start. Has always fired up on first or second pull of the rope. More than enough power. Will easily power thru twelve inch diameter limbs. Great fuel economy. Will run for around three hours of trimming before refueling. Sturdy shaft assembly. Does not flex much while trimming. Great saw for the money
  2. 1 month ago
    They finally got it right
    2019 HT 131 finally got it right. I believe the HT 133 was an attempt of Stihl trying to cut corners and maximize profits. It was a total disaster... HT 131 improved the cheap designs of HT 133 and made an extremely powerful and stable pole saw with a 14 inch 3/8 blade that kicks butt... If you buy Stihl's engine oil or gas mixture, you will double the warranty on the pole saw. That increase it to 4 years. I have become a Stihl man again.
  3. 1 month ago
    awesome reach
    I think this is the right one. I think mine actually extends to 16 feet. So I really don't need to get on a ladder. This is worth the extra $100 for the extra 4' of reach. It's a little heavy when reaching tall limbs, but it cuts like a surgical knife, very sharp and I cut all day and the chain never went dull. It starts easy. Be careful about pulling cut branches down though, the two poles can come apart. it's a little tricky putting them back together, there are slots on the slides. So tighten ... read more it so this doesn't happen. Very happy with it. Definitely buy their gas for a longer warranty.
  1. 7 months ago
    Great pruner, but light duty only.
    This review pertains to the current model PP-101, which my dealer tells me has superceded the PP-100. Mine was purchased in April 2019. Pros: -Extremely lightweight, you can use it for a long time without feeling any strain. -The blades are also impressively sharp right out of the box--far better than any pruning shears you'll find at a home improvement store. In my opinion the blades are every bit as good as a certain Swiss maker of pruners which is the gold standard in the industry. Co ... read more ns: -The light weight comes with a price--which is that I'm unsure about the long term durability of this product. The shaft is a very thin walled aluminum tube; there's no doubt this works fine if you take care of your tools, but if you treat them rough I can see problems. When I bought this unit the first one that my dealer ordered in for me was bent during shipping. I can see that might happen very easily. If you are a landscaper or a contractor and you want to toss this in the back of a truck with other tools I don't think it would last very long. Ditto if you want to use it for larger/heavier work. There is a hook on the head of the tool to pull down cut branches, but I'd be wary of pulling hard with it. Also, the thin steel rod that transfers the force from the hand lever up to the blade is quite small and that does not inspire confidence. I'm sure I can squeeze the handle far harder than the tool can take. I'd keep in mind that this tool is NOT a replacement for a lopper, or even close to it. Stick with using it for small size branches and I'm sure it will last a long time.
  2. 9 months ago
    Unbeatable quality and utility.
    I have owned this product for 2 years now and I just love using it. Mine has the old style handle and the new ones feel much better. The old models had one tiny problem that was easily fixed. There is a small screw that acts as a stopper so that you don't rotate the handle completely as this would twist the innards and break something, and the screw was prone to falling out after extensive use. A drop of light epoxy on the screw threads and mine stayed put--easy fix. Now I use this for ... read more pruning just about everything: Japanese Maples, fruit trees, tall vines like Ivy and Jasmine, pittosporum, etc. It's also a great tool for pruning anything with thorns like reaching into a thick lime tree or large bougainvillea. This tool is very strong and can take a lot of abuse. I frequently leave this pruner outside and it shows no signs of corrosion anywhere. After 2 seasons of use the blade still cuts well despite never being sharpened. I have used both hands to squeeze the handle as hard as I can while trying to cut something i probably should have used another tool for, and I'm a fairly strong person at 6' 3" 275. I love tools that need no babying or hand-holding as they go through life and this pruner is just beyond exceptional in its durability. Yes I'm sure if you drove over it something bad would happen, but if you're driving over your tools, well, you have other more important problems you ought to deal with. This pruner saves you from having to use a ladder which increases both safety and efficiency. With this pruner it's nice to be able to make your cuts and be able to step back and assess your progress whereas with a ladder you have to keep going up and down the ladder. Anyway I probably sound like I'm a sales rep for this product or something but I can assure you that's not true. My affection for this tool is rooted in the fact that it makes my job easier, faster, and safer while costing very little and asking nothing in terms of maintenance. Keep the blade clean and you're good to go. I hope you enjoy this pruner as much as I do.
  3. 7 months ago
    prefect for small limbs
    for limbs too little for saws. I have huge tree on my farm and there is always a little limb that is just to small for the saws. this thing is prefect.
  1. 2 years ago
    great pole saw with small weakness
    The telescoping aspect is great. Don't need to add extensions on and off, make you save a tonne of time. The blade is well design but could be a bit narrower for easier access in between branches. The big down is the locking mechanism is a plastic that cracks after a while. Rubber bumper at the end wears off pretty fast if you don't pay attention.
  2. 6 months ago
    It's lightweight, but stiff and strong
    Even though I have an HT-250 pruner, I was surprised at how often I reached for this one when cleaning up properties and improving sight lines at corner properties. It's quick, easy, light, strong, and after 15 months of use, the blade is still sharp. Moreover, I use it to limb long branches once they're on the ground, making them easier to load onto the truck. Great tool!
  3. 3 years ago
    Oustanding reach
    Overall a good polesaw with good reach, sharp blade and easy to use.
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