PowerGear Lopper Bypass, Hook Head (L) L78 is great for tree pruning. It boasts handles made from FiberComp™ to make the tool extremely lightweight and strong while the SoftGrip™ covered handles increase comfort. The patented PowerGear™ mechanism makes the cutting 3 times easier compared to standard mechanisms and ensures that cutting tree branches is a breeze. The upper blade which is made from high quality hardened carbon steel won’t let you down and the non stick PTFE coating on upper blade is designed to reduce friction and make cutting and cleaning easier. The lower cutting blade is curved for optimal catch of the branch being cut.