I so enjoy using my Felco model No.12 Compact Deluxe secateurs. Felco is a premium brand. I aspired to own a pair of Felco secateurs, for what felt like an eternity, before I finally got my own pair of secateurs. I am so grateful for my Felco secateurs.
My hands are very small, I require a small size of gloves, and even small gloves can at times be a little too large for me. My hands are not as strong as I would like them to be, so when I purchased my secateurs, I was looking for a tool that would be easy to use, and would maximise the strength that I have. Felco model No.12 Compact Deluxe secateurs are described as being the top of the line Felco secateurs for smaller hands. These secateurs feature a clever rotating handle which amplifies the strength of the cut you make, without straining your hand; I can tell you that I find this mechanism to be very effective.
It’s now more than ten years since I purchased my Felco No.12 secateurs; I am still so grateful for how much easier I find pruning, when I use my Felco secateurs.
Felco secateurs are beautifully made, they function well and will last you a lifetime, if you look after them. In my opinion, Felco secateurs are definitely worth their price tag. Before I was able to buy a pair of Felco secateurs, for many years, I made do with countless pairs of low-priced secateurs, I found these cheap secateurs often didn’t last a week, sometimes their life span could even be limited to just one afternoon of light pruning.
I feel so grateful for my Felco Secateurs, which I have now been using for over 10 years, without any problems whatsoever. A pair of Felco secateurs would make a thoughtful and special, lasting gift for the gardener in your life.
My pair of Felco Model No.12 Compact Deluxe Secateurs have a wire cutting notch, which allows you to safely cut thin wire, without having to find a second pair of tools, and without the risk of damaging the cutting edge of your secateurs. This is a very useful feature, especially if you’re using wire to train a plant to a wall for example, where you might need to use your secateurs to prune your plant as you train it, and you’ll also require a tool to cut your wire to size, as you work.
The Felco Model No.12 Compact Deluxe secateurs also have a sap grove, this is a useful component, which prevents the secateur blades from sticking when they’re used to prune very sappy plants. The sap grove makes pruning easier and allows you to prune sappy plants without having to keep stopping unnecessarily; this feature makes cleaning your secateurs easier as well. A pair of secateurs with a sap grove saves you time as you prune, as you don’t have to keep stopping to wipe the blades of your secateurs, as the sap is automatically channeled away.
The anvil blade of the Felco No.12 Compact Deluxe secateurs is made from hardened steel, which allows the user to create a precise cut. These Felco Model No.12 Compact Deluxe secateurs come with a lifetime guarantee; all parts of the secateurs can be replaced, making repairs easy.
If your favourite gardener already owns a pair of Felco secateurs, you can still treat them at Christmas – Burton McCall offer full servicing for Felco secateurs, replacing any parts, and posting the secateurs back as good as new. Servicing doesn’t take long, so, this would make a wonderful surprise present! To find out more about Burton McCall’s servicing of Felco secateurs, please click here.
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