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Tree Trimmer Customization

What is it?

A telescoping pole was used in conjunction with a modified commercial pruner to enable a client to trim the branches of his fruit trees. A sturdy, customized bracket supports the pole's weight and attaches to his wheelchair.

Key features

  • trimmer pole slides into a socket, which is held by a sturdy mounting plate
  • ball joint allows the device to move easily in all directions
  • enables easy transport of device using a wheelchair

Who is it for?

A person who uses a wheelchair and would like to prune trees.





Searchable tags:

tree, prune, trim, yard, garden, home, pruning, independence

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