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FELCO 17

One-hand pruning shear | High performance | Ergonomic | Compact | For left-handers

Cut cleaner and closer with the compact all-purpose FELCO 17 pruning shears (secateurs) for the discerning left-hander. Comfort and efficiency come together with ease in the revolving handle that reduces muscle strain, though none of the precision cutting pleasure that is sustained from your first cut to the very end of the day’s pruning tasks.

20mm</br>0.79inch 20mm
0.79inch
265g</br>0.58lb 265g
0.58lb
200mm</br>7.9inch 200mm
7.9inch
Medium hand Medium hand

Left hand

Description

The revolving handle might not be the first feature that you will notice on these light and compact high performance shears /secateur. However, one thing is for certain, your wrists will immediately begin to feel the difference in comfort provided by the innovative design of the FELCO 17 – enhanced by rubber shock absorbers – which spares the effort you require to cut by 30%. We could highlight how the ergonomic benefits also reduce fatigue, so that you will be able to enjoy the effective reach between branches and the outstanding precision from the smaller, easily adjusted cutting head - that much longer. We are proud, with good reason, of our highly responsive design process - which is evident with this sturdy, powerful all-purpose pruner for the left hander with smaller hands. However, we are only truly happy with our efforts once you start using this FELCO tool and pay us the ultimate compliment of taking all these exceptional features for granted.  

SELECT YOUR PART

  • CHF9,999.00
    2/93 Shock absorber assembly
  • CHF9,999.00
    6/90 Kit: bolt and nut
  • CHF9,999.00
    6/91 Kit: 2 springs
  • CHF9,999.00
    6/94 Kit: bolt/nut
  • CHF9,999.00
    2/5B Blade rivet
  • CHF9,999.00
    2/9 Toothed nut
  • CHF9,999.00
    2/10 Bushing
  • CHF9,999.00
    2/13 Thumb catch spring washer
  • CHF9,999.00
    2/14 Thumb catch screw
  • CHF9,999.00
    2/16 Toothed segment
  • CHF9,999.00
    2/18 Bumper
  • CHF9,999.00
    2/19 Crimped ring
  • CHF9,999.00
    2/20 Shock absorber
  • CHF9,999.00
    6/6 Counter blade screw
  • CHF9,999.00
    6/7 Screw for toothed segment
  • CHF9,999.00
    6/8 Bolt
  • CHF9,999.00
    6/11 Nickel plated spring
  • CHF9,999.00
    7/23 Rotating handle axel
  • CHF9,999.00
    9/12 Thumb catch
  • CHF9,999.00
    9/15 Base plate
  • CHF9,999.00
    10/22B Rotating handle
  • CHF9,999.00
    16/3 Blade
  • CHF9,999.00
    16/4 Counter blade with screw
  • CHF9,999.00
    17/1 Complete handle assembly without blade
  • CHF9,999.00
    17/2 Complete handle assembly without counter blade
  • CHF9,999.00
    17/36 Counter blade handle grip
  • CHF9,999.00
    2/30 Adjustment key
2/93
Shock absorber assembly
4x 2/18 + 6x 2/20

Technical specifications

  • Designed for left-handed pruning
  • The universal design makes the tool suitable for both small and large hands. A right-handed model is also available (FELCO 12)
  • Bypass pruning shears / secateurs
  • Handles in forged aluminium with lifetime guarantee
  • Angled cutting head
  • Blade and counter blade constructed of hardened steel
  • Screw-mounted counter blade for easy replacement
  • Blade with wire cutting notch
  • Counter blade with sap groove
  • Locking segment nut for easy adjustment of cutting head
  • Tool adjustment key included for cutting head and closing lock adjustment
  • Phthalate-free non-slip handle grips*
  • All parts replaceable**
  • Made in Switzerland using 100% renewable energy


* Phthalates are known to be potential endocrine disruptors. FELCO has been producing phthalate-free products since 2015


** See inside packaging card or on specific product page on www.felco.com

Product benefits

  • A revolving handle spreads the pruning effort required, reducing the cutting force required to protect your joints and muscles
  • Lightweight construction provides for efficient handling no matter the location or task
  • The small cutting head enables easy access and greater reach to make pruning branches safe and efficient
  • Precision pruning and tip cutting makes the FELCO 17 ideal for the fine detail and ensures you get the job done first time
  • The one piece forged aluminium handle ensures your FELCO tool is robust enough for heavy-duty pruning
  • The angled head integrates the tool’s function with your hand for a comfortable cutting action that becomes second nature
  • Rely on FELCO proprietary heat treating and hardening know-how to provide you with a long lasting ultra-sharp cutting edge
  • The compact design efficiently distributes the cutting power for a high performance that you can rely on in every situation
  • Enjoy comfortable and safe pruning with the ergonomic cushioned, non-slip, phthalate-free handle grips*
  • The sap groove prevents the blade from sticking and improves cutting efficiency
  • The wire cutting notch in the blade provides for every eventuality and avoids the temptation to risk blunting your tool 
  • Easily adjust the cutting head for a clean and precise cut that promotes quick healing of the pruning wound
  • The adjustable closing lock makes for safe pick up and transit wherever your pruning takes you
  • Keep cutting for longer as rubber shock absorbers increase your handling comfort and reduce fatigue
  • The quick and easy blade change is safe, secure and ensures you can always get on with the job
  • If you value sustainability as much as we do, you’ll want to keep your FELCO in premium condition and minimise waste in using a tool where key parts - from the blade and spring to the smallest screw - are replaceable  
  • Red handles underline our Swiss heritage while acting as a convenient beacon, so you can always find your FELCO tool in any environment
  • Made in Switzerland using 100% renewable energy


*Phthalates are known to be potential endocrine disruptors, FELCO has been producing phthalate-free products since 2015

Product & Maintenance Tips

Cleaning

It is advisable to clean your tool after each use. If your tool is particularly dirty or subject to rusting after exposure to moisture, do not delay cleaning.

Oiling

After cleaning, it is advisable to oil the tool so as to protect it from corrosion. The oil will also unjam the tool.

Sharpening

It is advisable to sharpen your tool at least once a day, but if you feel that your tool is not cutting as well as usual, sharpen it right away!

Dismantling

It is advisable to dismantle your tool on a regular basis, but at the very latest when it appears to be jammed.

Changing the anvil-blade

When the blade and anvil-blade no longer cross and the anvil-blade is badly damaged, it is advisable to change it.

Changing the blade

When the blade and the anvil-blade no longer cross, or when the blade is badly damaged, it is advisable to change it. Regulate the working of the blade and anvil-blade by adjusting the tightening of the nut. The blade should rub against the anvil-blade o

Dismantling the revolving handle

It is advisable to dismantle the revolving handle on a regular basis, so that it does not become jammed.

Changing the shock absorber

When the tool closes too abruptly during pruning, and the cushion is in good condition, the shock absorber should be changed.

Changing the thumb catch

When the thumb catch is damaged and loosens when used, even when the screw is readjusted, change it.

Changing the plastic coatings for handles

If the coatings are badly damaged, you can replace them. Soak the coatings for 2 minutes in boiling water - recommended glue: Loctite 415.

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