Bought these just over 3 years ago and have "lightly" used them since.
One of the "plastic locking collars " split last year, the "locking system" failed totally on one side last week and they "bent" whilst pruning Buddleia yesterday - not what I would expect from an "Expert" model.
Very disappointed with the strength and durability of these.
Overpriced and no better in quality than those avaiaable from Aldi at a third of the price.
Have Bahco hand and pruning saws which are excellent.
Would not recommend, they look good but perform poorly.
Have ordered a pair of Felco 22's as a replacement., which although expensive and… Read more
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
I have purchased all of Mr. Fullers previous natural history titles (Extinct Birds, The Great Auk, The Lost Birds of Paradise etc.) and found them all to be excellent, erudite and scholarly works of a superb standard. Unfortunately this falls well short of the quality of his earlier works. Whilst I still find his tales of extinction fascinating, the overall "feel" is that of a "dumbed down" enterprise, which coupled with the ludicrously large and irritating print size gives a very slipshod impression.
I was very much looking forward to reading this, but am really sad to say it proved a massive disappointment.
I wonder why the author (who I admire and respect greatly) has so… Read more
Excellent price and product. Only negative is that it would be an improvement if the drawstring was made of a stronger plastic, as they can sometimes stretch, when pulling tight.
Edit Jan 2014 :
Regarding recent negative comments regarding the size of these being "reduced", I contacted Brabantia and they replied saying:
"We did find there was an issue with a couple of batches of our 50L Bin Liners which has now been addressed by ourselves so hopefully there should be no issue with any future orders.
If however there was a problem with any of our Liners purchased (whether from Amazon or a different Retailer) at all; they would of course be replaced… Read more