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How to avoid getting the cutting bar stuck when pruning a tree with a pole saw

The last thing you want to happen is to get the cutting bar stuck in a branch when pruning a tree using a pole saw. To avoid this you should follow the technique illustrated in this short video. First you should make a short cut a short distance from the trunk from the underside of the branch. With this method you will avoid to have the bar stuck when you cut thicker branches. Next make a cut from above slightly closer to the trunk. Lastly cut the stump close to the trunk