Gear driven action and dual pulley system triples cutting power. Heavy-duty solid steel head. Hardened and tempered steel lopper blade with rustproof EverCut coating. 16 in curved saw blade with rustproof Evercut coating. Poles securely lock with convenientthumb-screw. Fully assembled and ready for use. Telescoping pole for extended reach. 13 ft 6 in solid braid polyester cord.