Black & Decker recently released a cordless pole pruning saw intended to simplify your pruning work. If you haven’t used a pole pruning saw before, think of it as a chainsaw-on-a-stick — in this case, a 14′ stick. This one is electrically operated, using their standard 18V interchangable battery, and is capable of up to 6″ diameter cuts using its 8″ bar and chain blade. Black & Decker claims the unit will cut up to 100 1-1/2″ pine branches per charge.
According to Black & Decker, the bar and chain blade come pre-assembled and the unit ships with a blade sheath, wrench, oil bottle, and storage bag. Retail list is $129.99, but we’re seeing it selling for more like $140-$150 online.