Darlac Expert Bypass DP1030A secateurs review

Darlac Expert Bypass DP1030A secateurs review

Excellent value, well-made tool that’s great for heavy duty cutting.

£24.00
RRP

Darlac Expert Bypass DP1030A secateurs: In a nutshell

Robust secateurs in the classic style with a strong SK5 carbon steel blade. Good for large cuts with a lifetime guarantee.

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Our rating

Overall rating: 18/20 (4.8 out of 5)

Handling: 4 out of 5
Cutting: 5
Maintenance: 4
Value for money: 5

Pros

  • Nice to hold with a comfortable grip
  • Cut efficiently and smoothly and make large cuts easily
  • Darlac also offer a generous lifetime guarantee

Cons

  • A number of different screws need to be tackled for adjustment or maintenance
  • The handles are wide when fully opened which may be a problem for smaller hands

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What are Darlac Expert Bypass DP1030A secateurs like to use?

Nice to hold with a comfortable grip these perform a range of pruning jobs efficiently and well.
The central safety catch is easy to engage with the thumb and can also be used to reduce the blade aperture (opening width) for light work There is a handy wire cutting notch on the blade and the red handles help to make them easy to find if lost amongst clippings.

Are Darlac Expert Bypass DP1030A secateurs good value for money?

In the mid-price range but performed better than some higher priced models. They also have a lifetime guarantee and replacement parts are available.

Who Darlac Expert Bypass DP1030A secateurs most useful for?

Particularly useful for gardeners who need to cut stems up to 20mm diameter.

Darlac Expert Bypass DP1030A secateurs – Product specifications

Product: Bypass secateurs
Brand: Darlac
Model: Expert DP1030A
Material: Metal and plastic
Colour: Red
Weight: 254g
Warranty: Lifetime

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