HT 133 - $649.95 DSRP


Distributor Suggested Retail Price HT 133 DSRP:  $649.95

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The ultimate telescoping pole pruner, built with the same features as the HT 103, but with a larger displacement engine.

The HT 133 is a powerful and precise telescoping pole pruner with a large fuel tank and a squared shaft. Its reduced weight over the previous model makes the HT 133 easy to handle while minimizing user fatigue. Packed with all the features of the HT 103, this model is 35% more powerful thanks to its fuel-efficient, low-emission engine. Prune high branches with ease and precision with this tool des...Read More
Print Spec Sheets
HT 133 Specifications
DISPLACEMENT 36.3 cc (2.2 cu. in.)
ENGINE POWER 1.4 kW (1.9 bhp)
FUEL CAPACITY 710 cc (24 oz.)
CHAIN OIL CAPACITY 220 cc (7.4 oz.)
OILOMATIC® Chain/Guide Bar Size 1/4" STIHL PICCO™ PM3 / 35.5 cm (12" Bar)
POWER SOURCE Gas
WEIGHT (with cutting attachment) 7.2 kg (15.9 lbs.)
SHAFT LENGTH 7'6" to 11'6"
The actual listed guide bar length can vary from the effective cutting length based on the gear head design.
Model Features
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    Built in the USA
    Indicates products that are built in the United States from domestic and foreign parts and components.

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    Reduced-Emission Engine Technology - Caring for Nature
    The STIHL Inc. “Caring for Nature” seal identifies its powered products that are more environmentally conscious, producing zero or low exhaust emissions. STIHL Inc. defines “low exhaust emissions” as being cleaner than EPA and/or CARB exhaust emission standards.

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    Anti-Vibration System
    STIHL has a system for minimizing the vibration levels of handheld outdoor power equipment. The STIHL anti-vibration system helps reduce operator fatigue and provides a more comfortable working experience.
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    Multi-Function Control Handle
    Having easy access to all of the controls on one comfortable handle helps makes it easier to complete tasks so the operator’s hand never has to leave the handle.
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    Telescoping Pole
    With an adjustable shaft, telescoping pole pruners can cut branches up to 16 feet above ground.
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    Purge Pump Primer
    At the press of a button, this small fuel pump delivers fuel to the carburetor, reducing the number of starting pulls needed after an extended break between uses.

Important Information
WARNING! Cutting blades are sharp. Do not touch or contact the blade with any part of your body. To reduce the risk of loss of control, always maintain secure footing. Improper use can result in serious or fatal injury.
WARNING! Risk of Electrocution: These tools are not insulated. Approaching or contacting electric power lines with tools may cause serious injury or death from electrocution. Electricity can jump from one point to another by means of arcing and/or may be conducted through damp branches. Maintain a clearance of at least 50 feet (15 meters) between the tools and any electrical line carrying live current. To reduce the risk of injury from falling objects, do not cut vertically above your head. Always wear a helmet and eye protection. Keep bystanders away. Use only STIHL authorized cutting attachments.
Danger! Risk of Electrocution Pole pruners are not insulated. Approaching or contacting electric power lines with these tools may cause serious injury or death from electrocution. Electricity can jump from one point to another by means of arcing and/or may be conducted through damp branches. Maintain a clearance of at least 50 feet (15 meters) between the tools and any electrical line carrying a live current. To reduce the risk of injury from falling objects do not cut vertically above your head. Always wear a safety helmet and eye protection. Keep bystanders away. Use only STIHL authorized cutting attachments.

Note: STIHL engine products with the Caring for Nature logo are cleaner than EPA Standards for exhaust emissions.
Note: STIHL recommends use of fuel with no more than 10% Ethanol content. Using fuel with greater than 10% Ethanol content may cause damage to your equipment and may void your STIHL warranty. Learn More…
WARNING! Improper use of any power tool may cause serious or fatal injury. Read, understand and follow carefully the operating and safety instructions in your instruction manual before using such products.

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HT 133 is rated 3.2 out of 5 by 18.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from This model HT133 is Fast for pruning trees you can't climb. I like the ease of use although it's just a bit heavy once you find the balance point it's not bad. This model reaches the highest and if your tall it will reach that much higher. And also cutting dead limbs next to new growth is very precise. The 12'' chain and bar are just the right size for most jobs. Once the limbs are cut I use my Sthil MS291 to buck them up. This and other models do the job well. Once i primed the engine of the HT133 it started first pull that really impressed my customer. I Pruned four good sized trees in about fifteen minutes time with full extension of the drive shaft. The Four Mix engine gave plenty of power when needed and runs very quiet.
Date published: 2017-07-21
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Not worth your time or money. Absolutely a steep step backwards for a solid name like Stihl. I don't know what they were thinking with this model (or any of the 2017 redesigns for that matter (stick edgers, chainsaws...you name it , I miss the 200t ..the 201t is horrid in comparison# it feels cheap and is unfortunately unreliable in a demanding service industry# we have a massive fleet of strictly Stihl equipment in a Parks and Rec. Next logical step as far as I can see is sitting right next the the home owner brands in Home Depot. These aren't commercial as advertised ...Drive shafts breaking , heads to flimsy , unbalanced and bulky . Move on... A sad transition but I guess economics play a part and the quality is suffering.
Date published: 2017-07-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Exactly what I wanted Fantastic reach easy to use. Works great. I have the 14" bar and am very happy with this pole saw...
Date published: 2017-07-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product best pole saw After reading other reviews I had an issue with the pole saw disengaging like others said. I took it back and told them. They fixed it and it's been awesome since. Starts on first pI'll every time. Cuts great and performs awesome. With it being lighter in weight I'm able to use it all day with no fatigue. If you can afford to get it then make sure you get one.
Date published: 2017-06-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good so far This has been a great addition to my stihl tools. Fast cutting. I didn't know how well the smaller chain would work but I am very pleased how fast it cuts.
Date published: 2017-06-26
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Design flaws I run a tree crew for a local remc and I use this tool all day every day. My main real issue is the telescopic part itself. After a few days of trimming saw dust builds up underneath the tightener where they have about 8 little tensioner pieces. Once these get dirty you will never be able to extend the saw until you clean it. So when your 45 ft in the air and you need those extra feet that the pole saw should provide you'll be struggling to extend this this with no success. Very disappointing.
Date published: 2017-06-11
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Worst Stihl tool ever I am sorry that I ever bought this worthless piece of junk. The previous model was excellent, so this was beyond a disappointment. The plate is far too flimsy and gets pinched in the branches. The whole thing is backwards and unbalanced. I've always been a faithful Stihl customer, but this tool is a black mark on the good Stihl name. I will never buy another power pruner from Stihl.
Date published: 2017-06-02
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Stay Away Purchased a few of them for our crews, inner drive shafts break every week, cheap parts used on new features , would like stihl to recall these asap
Date published: 2017-05-26
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