What are the Darlac Compact Compound Anvil loppers like to use?
With a rust resistant, coated steel blade and a gripped metal anvil these compact loppers have a 30mm cutting width and slice through medium size branches with ease, thanks to the compound action cutting mechanism. The aluminium handles are short but lightweight and have rubber grips on the end to help you apply pressure without slipping. These are smaller and have less cutting width than the other loppers in our trial but they are deceptively powerful, capable of slicing through tough, dense wood you’d think they’d struggle with. They’re really easy to use and small and light enough to keep by your side as you garden, ready to nip out anything your secateurs can’t handle. Replacements of all parts are available.
Are the Darlac Compact Compound Anvil loppers good value for money?
With a lifetime warranty and a small price tag these strong, easy to use loppers are excellent value for money.
Who are the Darlac Compact Compound Anvil loppers most useful for?
We’d recommend these loppers for all gardeners needing to prune out growth up to 30mm thick, but particularly anyone who lacks strength or grip.
If you’re pruning larger branches, take a look at our review of the best pruning saws or for smaller cuts our round up of the best secateurs. For help clearing up see our test of the best wheelbarrows.