The professional, rugged Corona BP-6250 Bypass Pruner is alight weight, forged aluminum construction cutting tool with easy to replace, high carbon steel blades and a slant ground, narrow profile hook to allow access to tight spots. A built in, self-cleaning sap groove resists stickiness and allows for cleaner, healthier cuts. Volute spring resists clogging to maintain smooth action. A shock absorbing bumper and cushioned grips provide maximum comfort. An ideal tool for cutting up to 1 inch materials.