Ratchet cutting tools reduce the effort required by up to 30%. This Lightweight Telescopic Ratchet Lopper has strong, oval profile alloy handles for lightness, with a push button to extend. The powerful ratchet action greatly reduces the effort required to cut through larger branches. A three times award winner, highly recommended by professional users. Coated blade and non-slip cushioned grip on handles. The anvil cutting action makes light work of dead or hard wood.