What's The Difference Between Bypass Vs Anvil Loppers? – #AmtechKnowhow

What's The Difference Between Bypass Vs Anvil Loppers? – #AmtechKnowhow

In this video, our DIY expert will showcase our Bypass and Anvil Loppers (Stock Code: U2800 / U2700).

As we had a question sent by you directly to our website – What’s The Difference Between Bypass Vs Anvil Loppers?

0:24 Bypass loppers sharp and like a pruner
0:37 Bypass use on small branches
1:14 Anvil cutters for harder wood and thicker branch
1:49 Can telescope the handle on Anvil loppers to increase leverage

Link to products here:
Bypass- https://amtechdiy.com/product/telescopic-by-pass-lopper/
Anvil- https://amtechdiy.com/product/telescopic-anvil-lopper/

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  1. Web Puddin on June 28, 2021 at 1:33 am

    Go to https://www.gardenmyths.com/anvil-bypass-secateurs-pruners/ and the diagrams there will make it very clear when one is better than the other.

  2. Ronnie G on June 28, 2021 at 1:33 am

    Some anvil loppers have a ‘sliding’ action as the fulcrum is below the surface of the anvil and can cut much better than straight cut models. I want a pair like this but cannot find any.

    As far as ratchet loppers are concerned I see no advantage as it only means your hands are in a different position. They give no more power.

    Extending handles only serve to bend at the blade end when given some welly on a tough branch.

  3. Clive Ellis on June 28, 2021 at 1:37 am

    Anvil loppers are mainly used on dead branches as they can crush new wood. You can also use geared/ratchet loppers to get extra cutting force.

  4. Shirley Porter on June 28, 2021 at 1:39 am

    I have a question!. what do I do when the bed of the Anvil Lopper has developed a deep groove in it?

  5. m kansas on June 28, 2021 at 1:40 am

    good video thank you

  6. Antonio Pisano on June 28, 2021 at 1:41 am

    Thank you

  7. ChessGuru on June 28, 2021 at 1:41 am

    excellent video. well explained

  8. solsdadio on June 28, 2021 at 1:42 am

    Appreciated. Thanks.

  9. Smokeydabee Charles Coleman on June 28, 2021 at 1:42 am

    I’m sorry, I find this a bit off. Please correct me if I’m wrong. I think she wanted the difference in use, not the mechanical difference. Bypass are for cutting live wood, and Anvil are for cutting dead wood.

  10. TheCoomer on June 28, 2021 at 1:43 am

    Thank you, I was standing in B&Q and didn’t know what to get. You helped with the purchase decision

  11. Gary767 on June 28, 2021 at 1:43 am

    That’s wrong for pruning if your pruning shrubs or fruit trees and you want more bushy growth/more blossom and you have a size requirement you take away the middle dominant growth ie..the top growth with a level cut to ensure the water does not fall onto the opposite nodes this will also ensure you don’t damage the opposite stems

  12. Soldier X on June 28, 2021 at 1:45 am

    Thank you!

  13. Ron Tepper on June 28, 2021 at 1:50 am

    What brand of anvil loppers would you recommend?

  14. pareekshith rajah on June 28, 2021 at 1:53 am

    Much needed info Tks for Explanation with Demo, 👍🙏

  15. ifitsgotwheels on June 28, 2021 at 1:54 am

    well explained, thanks.

  16. ohmar ramirez on June 28, 2021 at 1:56 am

    Can an anvil cut the smaller diameter branches as easily and effectively as the bypass?

  17. Anthony Mak on June 28, 2021 at 1:57 am

    Dreadfully bad video, which is highly uninformed and misleading.

    Firstly, comparing a geared-ratchet lopper to a non-geared lopper (whether anvil or bypass) is like comparing apples and oranges. There are geared-ratchet bypass loppers on the market, which are equally capable of lopping similar sized branches to ratchet anvil loppers.

    Secondly, the real differences between an anvil and bypass is:

    A) The anvil lopper slams down on to the flat face of the anvil at the end of the cut, which with young branches can result in ragged cuts.

    Whereas the bypass will guarantee a clean cut because it’s action is like a pair of scissors, which slightly over cuts the branch.

    B) A ratchet bypass lopper has the disadvantage of the arms needing to be opened a magnitude wider than the equivalent anvil. In some cases as much as 180 degrees, which makes it harder to access tight places where there’s little space to work.

    Conclusion? A bypass cuts best, but can be trickier to work with.

  18. cliff cox on June 28, 2021 at 1:57 am

    I use the anvil for everything. Many times, the bypass trimmer will deflect and not work.

  19. Jim P on June 28, 2021 at 2:00 am

    How can I repair bypass lopper? The screw broke, and not sure what to buy to fix.

  20. Velautham Kanthasamy on June 28, 2021 at 2:09 am

    Great.Nice and simple demonstration .

  21. 邱郁婷 on June 28, 2021 at 2:22 am

    This is a good video. We also have bypass pruner and anvil pruner.


    Please feel free to take a look.

  22. Ben Madrid on June 28, 2021 at 2:23 am

    You forgot to spend 2 minutes wasting my time with a long uninformative intro. Instead you got to the point. What’s up with that?

  23. TGS Garden maintenance on June 28, 2021 at 2:25 am

    As a gardener of 25years +, bypass every time! Budget is a big issue, just ordered some Stihl PB30’s but as I use them constantly, £95 is OK with me but probably not with most people. Basically get what works for you!!!

  24. Travel Bug on June 28, 2021 at 2:31 am

    Thanks fast and easy 👍

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