Patented gear technology multiplies leverage to 3x more power on every cut. Modified gears and cam mechanism optimizes cutting power in the middle of the cut where the branch is thickest. Fully hardened steel blade stays sharp and low friction coating helps the blade glide through wood, prevents the blade from gumming up, and helps resist rust. Rounded ergonomic handles with Softgrip touchpoints enhance comfort and control. Tough steel construction with riveted handles offer lasting durability. Lifetime warranty.