TrimmerPlus PS720 8-Inch Pole Saw Review

TrimmerPlus PS720 8-Inch Pole Saw is special pole saw from the company named Troy-Bilt. The saw is well known in the market for its unique characteristics. The most surprising feature of this saw is it doesn’t come with a motor. You must be wondering how it can run without a motor. Not actually. It doesn’t contain a motor but you have to attach it to a gas powered unit to use the pole saw. You can call it an attachment instead of a pole saw. Though it’s a negative point of this saw, you can get versatile uses from this saw. The saw is compatible with many reputed brand saws like Craftsman, Remington, Ryobi and so on. You can add it to your existing trimmer and get combine features from the saw. It has a 7 feet long pole that reaches up to 12 feet. The robust 8-inch chain and bar cut the unwanted branches nicely. It is lightweight too.

TrimmerPlus PS720 8-Inch

Perfect The Cutting Task

The pole saw attachment is a great tool for every cutting task you see in a garden. It will cut the tree branches cleanly so that your garden will look more decorated. It comes with the 8-inch bar and chain to boost the cutting rate. It’s a perfect attachment for pruning, trimming and even hedges. So you don’t have to worry about the cleanliness of your garden anymore.

Log Cutting Ability

The tree log is another stubborn waste material which is not necessary for our garden at all. You will find a bunch of unwanted logs in the garden. A typical saw cannot cut them properly. Even some breaks while trying to cut those logs. But this saw can do the job of cutting logs. It can cut logs that are 16 inches in the diameter with its excellent cutting power.

Self Lubricating

Oil needs to supplies to the chain and bar when it requires. You might forget to oil up the saw. Your works will be hampered when you are not supplying sufficient oil to the cutting bar and chain. The pole saw comes with the self-lubricating system. It means you don’t have to think anymore as the self-lubrication system will automatically supply oil when needed.

Effortless Carrying

The saw attachment is the best saw attachment on the market if you consider the weight factor. It has only 3.4 pounds weight. When you need to go to another place from your home and need to take the saw too, its weight will help you to do so. With this super lightweight, the saw will not be a burden on the journey. You can easily carry it or lift it by your hand. Even you can put it in place too because it doesn’t take much space. 

Pros

  • Supplies oil to the saw with the auto oiling system when it requires
  • 8-inch chain and bar helps to cut unnecessary limbs cleanly
  • Capable of attaching to different type of trimmers like Remington
  • Comes with the availability of two extensions
  • Provides versatile use to the user by getting attached to a trimmer

Cons

Not capable of running without a trimmer

Solution: This pole saw from the TrimmerPlus is a saw of 8 inches. Though it’s a saw, you can call it an attachment too. Because it’s an attachment more, a saw less. Even it’s not possible for this saw to work alone. It needs another companion to run. Without any trimmer, you cannot use the saw. This is a problem. If you have any existing trimmer, no matter it’s old or not, this pole can do a good job by attaching with the trimmer. If you didn’t get a trimmer, you should choose another pole saw instead of this attachment.

Oil leaks from the pole saw

Solution: The pole saw comes with an Oiler. So it should not leak well. But when you are facing this problem, you should check the exact place from where the oil is leaking. To check, do remove the chain and bar cover. Look for the oil leaking place and point it out. If it’s leaking from the oil reservoir and the amount is not much then it must be the problem of placement of the saw. You should place the saw in a horizontal position. Doing it will prevent the oil leaking from the oil reservoir.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. How can I adjust the flow of the chain oil?
A: Use an allen wrench of 3/32 to adjust the flow of chain oil.

Q. Is it normal for the trimmer to leak oil?
A: The oiler leaks oil on gravity. Sit the trimmer down upright horizontally and it will not leak.

Q. What is the suitable replacement chain of this saw?
A: R34/90PX034G is nice replacement chain for this saw. You can get it on Amazon.

Q. How to power up the saw?
A: Just connect this attachment to a capable trimmer and it should run. By the way, the attachment will only work with MTD branded gas trimmers.

Q. Does it come with a detachable shaft?
A: The attachment only detaches from the trimmer motor.

Conclusion

There are a lot of varieties of saws on the market. The TrimmerPlus PS720 8-Inch Pole Saw from Troy-Bilt is another example of variations in the market. It is an attachment. Many of the users may consider the attachment feature as a weakness. But if you think firmly, it’s a decent pole saw as it will provide versatile qualities when attaching to a trimmer. With an existing trimmer, you can trim all the overgrown branches on the ground level. To cut the upper-level branches, you need to attach this pole saw. It will provide you clean cuts with the excellent chain and bar and thus satisfy you. The pole saw can cut logs that are 16 inches in the diameter. Overall, it’s a lovely pole saw with a rating of 4.3 on Amazon. You can look for some other saws and compare with it. After that, hopefully, you can decide the best choice for you.

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