Another Reason to Like Pole Saws


12 pointer
Feb 20, 2013
La Grange
I've posted before about how surprised I've been with how much I like my Stihl pole saw. I found another reason this weekend.

I got into some sort of poison vine cleaning out some fence rows. But I only have three small swipes on my left arm. I'm sure that if I'd been wading through the briars with a chain saw I'd have this stuff all over me.


12 pointer
Oct 28, 2003
harrodsburg, ky, USA.
They are the cats meow. Limbing trees so you can mow or drive under them. I use mine for cutting those evil bush honey suckle, no bending over crawling through branches getting eye gouged. Just stand back and watch ‘em die !!!


12 pointer
Nov 23, 2019
Guarding my lovely bluebirds
I use mine to get rid of the rose bushes in fence line

I simply cannot imagine ever cutting down a rose. While I love my beautiful hybrids, wild roses are truly special and should be left be. Fortunately, I have a few wild roses here upon the property. I simply permit them to do their things, and they do them quite well without any fuss at all.

"... In addition to the wild medieval tales of love and magic, the rose has many myths around it that are alive today. For example, if you're really informed about what a "wild rose" is, you're one of a tiny minority...