An electric pole saw can be your good companion when you're living an area that full of a bush of branch. During use a pole saw, you will feel the easy of cutting tress. If you are the user of it, you may capture the excellent usability of it.
Using an electric pole saw can be fun if you use it accurately. When you are cutting a piece of the branch for a long-time-interval, it won't be bored if you go with the pole saw.
Things you should take consideration.
Though it makes your cutting experience better, moreover, some task that you should avoid while using an electric pole saw.
Whenever you work, an accident can happen at any time. That's not in your control. But if you take some precautions, you will get rid of these obstacles.
Here, We'll reveal to you eight things you should not do with an electric pole saw. If you are already doing, you have to turn off this step and follow the given instruction during your job.
8 Step of smooth operation with your electric pole saw.
1. Don't make pole 90-degree angle with your cutting branch.
When you work on the site with your saw, Don't make a 90-degree angle with the limbs you cut. Because whenever you cut the limbs, it's a high chance of lying down upon you. It's a common mistake that beginners usually do.
Always keep a safe distance from the limbs that upon your head position vertically. It's too much risk to do the job. But it will be better if you can angle with the branch 45-60 degree. Try not to cut huge limbs otherwise as it may be uncontrolled.
2. Don't cut limb over an electric line
An electric line can cause death instantly. Without professionals, high voltage electricity is too dangerous to works.
So, when you work with your electric pole saw, don't bother to cut the branch near or over the electrical line. If the pole is slipped down from your hand to a high voltage line, imagine how it could be? This electric line feels you the death shock.
Moreover, the limbs you want to cut may be living or dry. High electric flow can immensely effect on both circumstances weather it alive or dry.
So don't operate the saw near power-line. If you need to do the job, then you can call the professionals. They will handle it safely.
3. Don't mix with a ladder during work.
The flat surface is the suitable for working with a pole saw. The reason behind the situation is the center of mass of the pole saw. When the pole and saw working, the equipment is large enough to maintain the gravitational balance.
The long pole saw can be your problem during work. It causes your flexibility, smooth usability, and other operating issues.
At the time, when you use a ladder that is not suitable for better stability can cause an accident at any time. You will lose your control if you use an unstable ladder. But Yes, if you can manage the ladder, it will get you more reach better then before.
4. Don't mess with an electric cord with a pole saw
An electric pole saw need to connect with an electrical cord for electricity supply. If you don't get power, how can you operate an electrical device?
So make sure that your cord is always connected with your power line. Water or rainy day is hazardous for your cord as a whole pole saw. So, avoid a rainy day, because the water droplets can cause short circuit.
5. Don't start work without proper head-cover
Before starting your cut, don't forget to wear a hardcover. Wherever your work, no guarantee that you will not be getting hurt. So it's wise to wear precautional gear like gloves, yar-cover, Etc.
Head-cover protects you from any inevitable accidents. When you get under the limbs, if you wear a proper head-cover that will save you from any unusual occurrences.
So make sure to wear proper gear and maintain the safety precautions.
6. Don't try to cut a whole tree.
A pole saw is not for cutting a whole tree. You can cut entirely up to 7/8 inch diameter. But when you cut an over limbs, you should take consider about 3/4 inch highest average diameter of the branch. A tree limb is softer than a shoot of the main tree. So a decent diameter is suitable for cutting trees
7. Don't work in rainy/stormy weather.
Weather condition highly depends on cutting experience while working. When it's raining, it's not wise to work. You will face several problems during works on a rainy day.
An electric pole saw will be more dangerous for you to work on a rainy day. Electrical malfunction can cause you the reason of the problem. And you will not easy to work on a rainy day. Try to avoid a rainy day. An excellent shiny day is perfect to work with your electrical pole saw.
However, stormy weather can also harm the user experience. You can't handle your saw during rainy and windy weather. And this is also a risky fact to work during breezy flow. Avoiding this kind of weather can give you a much better experience.
8. Don't overuse chain and blade
Repeatedly use the same chain and blade for a long time can be the reason for decreasing cutting experience. So, don't overuse the same string and blade.
Proper maintenance can assure your saw wealth. When you well maintenance your edge and other parts of saw, it will give you a better experience than before.
But after a specific time of using a blade and chain, you should consider changing the parts to get smooth cuttings.
After knowing all the things that you shouldn't do with your electric pole saw, you will be quite knowledgeable about using your device—these precautions and steps you should not do with your saw.
If you follow the instruction and keep away from these activities are shown here, You will have a great experience during the cut. Whenever or wherever you work, Don't do these things while using an electric pole saw.
So, why are you waiting for? Let's do it!
I am a graduate of Bangladesh Agricultural University, where I delved into various agricultural disciplines, equipping me with a profound understanding of agriculture. Beyond academics, I have hands-on experience in gardening and crop cultivation. My passion is to embrace sustainable farming and horticulture. With a BSc in Agriculture, I am dedicated to promoting environmentally conscious and efficient agrarian practices.
Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Agriculture (Hons.)
Master of Science. (Sustainable Agriculture & Food Security ) (MS)
Bangladesh Agricultural University