Dymax Tree Shears have become the most cost effective and safest way to fell trees since Practicality Brown Ltd introduced them to the UK in 2005.

Why use chainsaws if you can do the job cheaper, quicker and safer working from the warm and comfortable cab of a machine in almost all weather conditions?

To make it even easier to switch to Tree Shears, we hold UK stock of the most popular models for immediate despatch.

Here are the details of the full Dymax Tree Shear range for 2014:

(These are the most popular models that grip, shear and control trees until released)

Skid steer/loader models
(Some can be excavator mounted)

The Dymax Grapple Shear is the most reliable, most ruggedly built medium duty tree shear with grapples in the world.
Ideal for aiding in site development, tree clearance, right of way maintenance, fire breaks, heathland restoration, forest thinning and removal of diseased trees caused from such infestations as the Pine Shoot Beetle, Phytophthora and Ash Dieback.

Dymax Grapple Shears are an excellent entry level harvester for occasional or seasonal use contractors.

  • Available in 10 “ (25cm) and 14” (36cm) diameter cutting capacity.
  • Replaceable Dymax 0.75” (19mm) AR400 cutting knives.
  • Two powerful 5” (13cm) shear knife rams power

Ranch Axe 10” &14”(no grapple) - brochure
Grapple Shears 10” &14” - brochure
Bunching Shears 10”&14 - brochure - photos

DymaxForest Heavy Duty Excavator Models

DymaxForest Grapple Shears for excavators are rugged and productive, and the perfect tool for applications from infrastructure maintenance to production harvesting. Models include capacities of 12 (30 cm), 14 (36 cm), 16 (41 cm), 18 (46 cm) and 20 (51 cm) and are sized to fit hydraulic excavators ranging from 11 ton to 36 ton machines.
All DymaxForest Grapple Shears feature heavy duty shear arms that power tough, precision machined Hardox 400 cutting knives through the hardest of hardwoods.
These are Heavy Duty Tree Shears for regular production use.

Grapple arms operate in conjunction with the shear arms through the use of a sequence valve.

8" Forest Grapple Shear - spec. sheet
10" Forest Grapple Shear - brochure - photos
14” Forest Grapple Shear - brochure - photos - video
16” Forest Grapple Shear - brochure - photos
18” & 20” Forest Grapple Shear - brochure - photos
Forest Bunching Shears - brochure
60 degree rotation option - photos


Tree Saws for skid steers

  product available direct from the factory to order only

Fixed Tree Saw - brochure
Swing Tree Saw - brochure

Rotation Limb Shears
(These compact & agile shears shear and drop limbs)

Versatility In The Air - Without Using MEWP’s and Chain Saws!
Dymax 180° Rotation Limb Tree Shears for excavators are ideal for 5 -25T excavators. A sleek narrow frame design allows these shears to manoeuvre in tight, hard-to-reach locations. With 180° of hydraulic rotation your machine can reach any limb, anytime.

  • 6” (16cm), 10” (25cm), 14” (36cm) cut capacity models available.
  • AR400 machined cutting knife system.
  • 180° hydraulic rotation, 90° left and right.
  • Provided with electro-hydraulic diverter valve kit.
brochure - photos


Operated Hire

10" Forestry Grapple Shear on 8t Zero Swing Excavator
14” Forestry Grapple Shear on 14t Zero Swing Excavator
16” DymaxForest Grapple Shear with Rotation on 21t Excavator

Available for hire and demo in Southern England.

Self Drive Attachment Hire

Available throughout mainland UK.

14” Forestry Grapple Shear on 65mm pins
(max.210 bar pressure and 60 lpm flow setting)

New - COMING SOON (May 2014)
14” Rotation Limb Shear on 65mm or 80mm Pins
(max 270bar pressure and 100 lpm flow setting)

Please note that excavators require a shear circuit
and correct pressure settings as above

Dymax Full Product Range

Click on these links for details of other Dymax Products:

Forestry and Recycling

Full Brochure
Vortex Bushcutter
Grizzly Grapple Rake
Log & Lumber Forks
Rotational Grapples
Refuse Grapple Rake


Ballast Blaster(information on request)
Vibratory Tie Tamper (information on request)
Railtie Inserts (information on request)
Cribbing Buckets (information on request)

Ex Demo/Used Offers

We do sometimes have ex demonstration or used Tree Shears available for sale.
We will always buy back used Dymax Tree Shears if you have one for sale…

Current stock can be found here.

If we have not got what you are looking for, do email us here with your name, tel no, email address and what you are looking for and we will email details of any used stock that becomes available.

Current UK New Stock

1 x Dymax Grapple Shear 3347D2 10” with dual blades and grapples(skid steer or excavator)
4 x Dymax Grapple Shear 3471D5 14” with dual blades and grapples(skid steer or excavator)
2 x Dymax Bunching Shear 3473D5 14” with dual blades and grapples (skid steer or excavator)
1 x Rotation Limb Shear 14” with 65mm or 80mm pin bracket (13-25t excavator)

Grizzly Grapple Rake (very heavy duty) for JCB 530-70 telehandler - photos

Parts stocked in UK include rams and blades for most models

Stump Sprayer kits available for 14” models as a retro fit



We are currently developing this site further so in the meanwhile please call us for full specification and prices

Information and Sales Tel: 01295 690011
Head Office Tel: 01753 652022 Fax: 01753 652022
Sales email: sales@treeshears.co.uk

treeshears.co.uk is a trading division of Practicality Brown Ltd, no burn Scrub & Tree Clearance experts.

Practicality Brown Ltd, Iver Stud, Iver Bucks SL0 9LA

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