Powered tree limb trimming device

  • US 5,884,403 A
  • Filed: 12/16/1997
  • Issued: 03/23/1999
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/08/1997
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. An electric telescoping pole saw, comprising:

  • an electric chain saw having a handle, a trigger, and a power cord;

    a telescoping pole assembly having telescoping tubular sections extending between an upper end and a lower end of said pole and including an adjustable coupling clamp operative when loosened to enable said sections to telescope relative to one another for adjusting the effective length of said pole and operative when tightened to secure said sections in a selected position of adjustment;

    a bracket provided on said upper end of said pole for receiving said handle of said saw and mounting saw releasably on said pole adjacent said upper end thereof;

    a trigger depression device operative to support said trigger of said saw in a depressed "on" position;

    an adjustable length extension cord accommodated within said telescoping pole having an end extending from said upper end of said pole connectable releasably with said power cord of said saw, and an opposite end extending from said lower end connectable to an electrical power source; and

    a remote switch mounted on said pole adjacent said lower end thereof and coupled electrically to said extension cord and operative when depressed to transmit electrical power to said saw to operate said saw and operative when released to discontinue power and operation of said saw.

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