FELCO 16

One-hand pruning shear - High performance - Ergonomic - Compact - For left-handers

It’s not just the precision of the pruning cut that our pruning shears (secateurs) are justifiably renowned for. At FELCO we always endeavour to be just as precise in tailoring our tools to the specific needs of our users. The FELCO 16 is no exception, delivering the power for left-handers to accomplish a wide range of pruning tasks in a lightweight, compact tool that is a cut above the rest in ergonomic comfort.


Download our hand sizing chart in the documentation section below.

Diameter
  • 20.00mm
  • 0.79inch
Weight
  • 210g
  • 0.46lb
Length
  • 195.00mm
  • 7.68inch
Hand size
  • Medium hand
Made in Switzerland
*Lifetime guarantee

Description

Are you left-handed? Do you ever have the feeling that - even though you can easily appreciate the exceptional features common to FELCO pruning shears - that despite this, some of the larger tools are not quite the right fit for you? Don’t worry, we’re not about to tell you this is your lucky day. Luck isn’t involved. The FELCO 16 is a result of years of design excellence, rugged construction and a willingness to go the extra distance to satisfy our users. We do, however, trust that you will be delighted that you have finally discovered the ideal pruning tool for you. The FELCO 16 has the trademark FELCO features that set the standard: durability, a compact and ergonomic design, high performance cutting quality, extreme comfort in use – all embodied in an efficient all-round pruning tool that is flexible enough to never let you down. Is that a smile of relief we can see?  

SELECT YOUR PART

  • 6/90
    Kit: bolt and nut
  • 6/91
    Kit: 2 springs
  • 2/93
    Shock absorber assembly
  • 6/94
    Kit: bolt/nut
  • 2/10
    Bushing
  • 2/13
    Thumb catch spring washer
  • 2/14
    Thumb catch screw
  • 2/16
    Toothed segment
  • 2/18
    Bumper
  • 2/19
    Crimped ring
  • 2/20
    Shock absorber
  • 2/30
    Adjustment key
  • 2/5B
    Blade rivet
  • 2/9
    Toothed nut
  • 6/11
    Nickel plated spring
  • 6/6
    Counter blade screw
  • 6/7
    Screw for toothed segment
  • 6/8
    Bolt
  • 9/12
    Thumb catch
  • 9/15
    Base plate
  • 16/3
    Blade
  • 16/4
    Counter blade with screw
  • 16/1
    Complete handle assembly without blade
  • 16/2
    Handle without anvil-blade
  • 16/35
    Blade handle grip
  • 16/36
    Counter blade handle grip

FELCO 16

6/90
Kit: bolt and nut
1x 6/7 + 1x 2/16 + 1x 2/9 + 1x 6/8
  • Lightweight construction and sturdy forged aluminium handles with a lifetime guarantee provide for efficient handling no matter the location or task
  • A robust and rugged high performance tool with a design that makes it easy to deal comfortably with general pruning tasks
  • Precision pruning and tip cutting makes the FELCO 16 ideal for the fine detail and ensures you get the job done first time
  • The fine tapered cutting head enables easy access and greater reach to make pruning branches safe and efficient
  • The angled head integrates the tool’s function with your hand for a comfortable cutting action that becomes second nature
  • Rely on FELCO proprietary heat treating and hardening know-how to provide you with a long lasting ultra-sharp cutting edge
  • Enjoy comfortable and safe pruning with the ergonomic cushioned, non-slip, phthalate-free handle grips*
  • The sap groove prevents the blade from sticking and improves cutting efficiency
  • The wire cutting notch in the blade provides for every eventuality and avoids the temptation to risk blunting your tool 
  • Easily adjust the cutting head for a clean and precise cut that promotes quick healing of the pruning wound
  • Keep cutting for longer as rubber shock absorbers increase your handling comfort and reduce fatigue
  • The quick and easy blade change is safe, secure and ensures you can always get on with the job
  • If you value sustainability as much as we do, you’ll want to keep your FELCO in premium condition and minimise waste in using a tool where key parts - from the blade and spring to the smallest screw - are replaceable  
  • Red handles underline our Swiss heritage while acting as a convenient beacon, so you can always find your FELCO tool in any environment
  • Made in Switzerland using 100% renewable energy


*Phthalates are known to be potential endocrine disruptors, FELCO has been producing phthalate-free products since 2015

N°1  Cleaning
It is advisable to clean your tool after each use. If your tool is particularly dirty or subject to rusting after exposure to moisture, do not delay cleaning.
FELCO 16  - Cleaning

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N°2  Dismantling
It is advisable to dismantle your tool on a regular basis, but at the very latest when it appears to be jammed.
FELCO 16  - Dismantling

The videos do not necessarily show the chosen tool. But the handling is the same.

N°3  Oiling
After cleaning, it is advisable to oil the tool so as to protect it from corrosion. The oil will also unjam the tool.
FELCO 16  - Oiling

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N°4  Sharpening
It is advisable to sharpen your tool at least once a day, but if you feel that your tool is not cutting as well as usual, sharpen it right away!
FELCO 16  - Sharpening

The videos do not necessarily show the chosen tool. But the handling is the same.

N°5  Dismantling
It is advisable to dismantle your tool on a regular basis, but at the very latest when it appears to be jammed.
FELCO 16  - Dismantling

The videos do not necessarily show the chosen tool. But the handling is the same.

N°1  Changing the anvil-blade
When the blade and anvil-blade no longer cross and the anvil-blade is badly damaged, it is advisable to change it.
FELCO 16  - Changing the anvil-blade

The videos do not necessarily show the chosen tool. But the handling is the same.

N°2  Changing the anvil-blade
When the blade and anvil-blade no longer cross and the anvil-blade is badly damaged, it is advisable to change it.
FELCO 16  - Changing the anvil-blade

The videos do not necessarily show the chosen tool. But the handling is the same.

N°3  Changing the blade
When the blade and the anvil-blade no longer cross, or when the blade is badly damaged, it is advisable to change it. Regulate the working of the blade and anvil-blade by adjusting the tightening of the nut. The blade should rub against the anvil-blade o
FELCO 16  - Changing the blade

The videos do not necessarily show the chosen tool. But the handling is the same.

N°4  Changing the blade
When the blade and the anvil-blade no longer cross, or when the blade is badly damaged, it is advisable to change it. Regulate the working of the blade and anvil-blade by adjusting the tightening of the nut. The blade should rub against the anvil-blade o
FELCO 16  - Changing the blade

The videos do not necessarily show the chosen tool. But the handling is the same.

N°5  Changing the plastic coatings for handles
If the coatings are badly damaged, you can replace them. Soak the coatings for 2 minutes in boiling water - recommended glue: Loctite 415.
FELCO 16  - Changing the plastic coatings for handles

The videos do not necessarily show the chosen tool. But the handling is the same.

N°6  Changing the thumb catch
When the thumb catch is damaged and loosens when used, even when the screw is readjusted, change it.
FELCO 16  - Changing the thumb catch

The videos do not necessarily show the chosen tool. But the handling is the same.