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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 socket, which is held by sturdy mounting plate
  • ball joint allows 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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