Okatsune Range

Okatsune 301 fruit snips are specially designed for harvesting vegetables and fruit. The curved blade of 25mm makes these snips very suitable for working in a tight space. Use these very sharp snips with the rounded curved blade away from the fruit, and vegetables to prevent damage. Okatsune fruit snips are the undisputed number 1 in Japan, the country where the use of fruit snips has been elevated to a true art form.

The Okatsune 301 is the pure essence of the harvest shears:

- Razor-sharp, always with a clean cut

- Simple design for optimal ease of use

- Ultra lightweight, and yet particularly robust

The blades of these Japanese fruit snips (Saika Basami) are uniquely forged from the finest Izumo Yasugi steel, and have a very high Rockwell hardness of 60.0 to 61.0. This hardness ensures that the blades stay sharper for longer, and always make a clean and precise cut in the wood. However, soft metal in the core of the blade make the snips tough. This toughness makes sure that the cutting blade always fits well on the counter-blade and does not break, not even under heavy load.

The blade has been grinded in two angles, so it will also smoothly cut through wood, and will not unnecessarily damage the plant. Due to the unique shape of the hollow ground blade the sap flows away from the blade, and the blades will not come apart. The V-shape of the spring ensures that the cutting load is distributed evenly over the length of the spring which guarantees a smooth closing.

MANUFACTURER WARNING. Incorrect use of a Okatsune gardening tool may cause injury. Okatsune, its affiliates, subsidiaries, importers, distributors and dealers are not responsible for and shall not be liable for any fatality, injury, loss, or damage resulting from the use of its products.

The snips are constructed from a few components, so that there is little maintenance required. It is recommended to clean the blades after each use. After cleaning it is recommended to oil the snips, and store moisture free with the cutting blades closed. If you notice that the snips are cutting less well, you can grind them using the Okatsune whetstone.

Part No. Product Description Length (mm) Weight (gr) Blade Length (mm)
KST301 Fruit Snips 301 160 110 25

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