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New Graft Tool And Test Video! Updated
« on: May 27, 2019, 08:46:52 PM »
Hello Members ,

So I decided to try out this tool for my multi grafted project tree .
Another member has experienced great results with this tool , works well I think .

I prepared the sweet tart scion and I used some advice from Simon and other forum member that used black tape and a cloth pin to secure the Graft Union .

Wish me luck folks ! ..

Ed

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Re: New Graft Tool And Test Video!
« Reply #1 on: May 28, 2019, 12:02:20 AM »
Nice video, the Union looks good. Hopefully you will see a nice push in the coming weeks.

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Re: New Graft Tool And Test Video!
« Reply #2 on: May 28, 2019, 05:52:27 AM »
Thank you Sir!

I will report the results ..

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Re: New Graft Tool And Test Video!
« Reply #3 on: May 28, 2019, 08:29:38 AM »
  Ed

 Thanks for sharing. I bought one of these a few months ago but haven't really tried it out yet. It looks encouraging.

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Re: New Graft Tool And Test Video!
« Reply #4 on: May 28, 2019, 10:25:10 AM »
I will report the results in 2-3 weeks !
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Re: New Graft Tool And Test Video!
« Reply #5 on: May 28, 2019, 12:42:57 PM »
Nice video and cuts are clean, good luck.

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Re: New Graft Tool And Test Video!
« Reply #6 on: May 28, 2019, 01:38:07 PM »
Thank you Hawk!
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Re: New Graft Tool And Test Video!
« Reply #7 on: May 30, 2019, 01:19:43 AM »
Interesting video.  How do you sharpen the tool and how many cuts before the blade gets dull?
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Re: New Graft Tool And Test Video!
« Reply #8 on: May 30, 2019, 08:49:34 AM »
When the blade is no longer sharp you replace it , easy 4 screws ..

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Re: New Graft Tool And Test Video! Updated
« Reply #9 on: June 12, 2019, 08:44:33 PM »
Hello Members ,

Just to update you on my Mango Graft Video , so after 3 weeks there was no fusion .
I think I might of harvested the scion to early , I just waited to the stumps fell off the prepared scion without any bud action going on .

Today I grafted another scion onto the same tree with the same tool , this time I waited till the buds swelled up , I will report in 2 weeks or so .

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Re: New Graft Tool And Test Video! Updated
« Reply #10 on: June 12, 2019, 10:48:42 PM »
The video never showed the tree side cut done, so does a person have to change the adustment on the tool somehow to do a female cut?

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Re: New Graft Tool And Test Video! Updated
« Reply #11 on: June 13, 2019, 08:06:37 AM »
No just turn the tool around for the female cut , I didnít have anyone to hold the camera , easy tool to use !

The only time you remove anything is to swap out the blades .

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Re: New Graft Tool And Test Video! Updated
« Reply #12 on: June 13, 2019, 01:01:20 PM »
from my understanding there might not be enough surface exposed for the union when I do mango grafts I try to get about 3inches on each side others can chime in.....that's why most reviews only suggest these tools for stone fruits.....there is a tool that you can do mangos but they sell for like 800 bucks

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Re: New Graft Tool And Test Video! Updated
« Reply #13 on: June 13, 2019, 05:14:43 PM »
I did 2 more grafts using this tool if it doesnít work for m3 , Iíll keep practicing with manual grafts .

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Re: New Graft Tool And Test Video! Updated
« Reply #14 on: June 13, 2019, 06:26:31 PM »
1Ē union works for mango grafting but of course quality of the scion and rootstock matter also.


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Re: New Graft Tool And Test Video! Updated
« Reply #15 on: June 13, 2019, 06:45:25 PM »
IMO manual grafting is the way to go. Itís allows you to graft under so many different scenarios so you will need to practice it anyway

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Re: New Graft Tool And Test Video! Updated
« Reply #16 on: June 13, 2019, 07:27:07 PM »
Either way I love to experiment with different methods ..
I still think the tool works if done right as hawk did ,
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Re: New Graft Tool And Test Video! Updated
« Reply #17 on: June 13, 2019, 11:31:32 PM »
Either way I love to experiment with different methods ..
I still think the tool works if done right as hawk did ,
Ed

Same here, I want to learn and be good at grafting with tools and manual methods. Sometimes because of number of good branches available, I want to be certain that graft has a good chance of taking.

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Re: New Graft Tool And Test Video! Updated
« Reply #18 on: June 14, 2019, 12:11:18 PM »
Amazon decribed this tool being able to handle the smallest diameter scion at 1/5 of an inch i think thats the tools biggest weakness at least for me sometimes i graft small stuff  as small as 1/8 inch but i would like to buy this tool and try it for the pencil size and bigger scions.

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« Reply #19 on: June 14, 2019, 02:28:18 PM »
I like to Cuts and Hawk have been getting good results from it , it didnít work for me , but I Belive it was due to my inexperienced in grafting , if the bud wood was at its right stage , I Belive it would of taken .

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Re: New Graft Tool And Test Video! Updated
« Reply #20 on: June 21, 2019, 06:07:45 PM »
Donít give up my n this tool as of yet!, I will Udate on 2 additional Grafts using this s tool, I modified the way you secure the scion to the Rootstock / tree .

Will show pics in a few days I donít want to jump the gun 😊, the 1st Failed Graft was most likely my fault , I realized what went wrong .

Be back 8n a few days with pics ..

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Re: New Graft Tool And Test Video! Updated
« Reply #21 on: July 05, 2019, 05:09:13 PM »
This tool is the exact same one as the one generally called the Omega grafting tool which has been discussed here a long while back. It's just disguised in a different form. It now comes with 3 different forms, all using the same blades and cuts.
They don't work with soft woods as they crush instead of slicing the scion.

The only tool that I found to work so far is the real deal Scionon one.
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Re: New Graft Tool And Test Video! Updated
« Reply #22 on: July 05, 2019, 05:22:43 PM »
It works great for Hibiscus and maybe citrus ..

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« Reply #23 on: July 05, 2019, 05:44:24 PM »
It works great for Hibiscus and maybe citrus ..

Ed
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And apple, plum, cherry.
For mango, atemoya, cherimoya, look elsewhere.
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Re: New Graft Tool And Test Video! Updated
« Reply #24 on: July 05, 2019, 08:58:37 PM »
This one will do mangoes at least give you a perfect wedge cut .




Thinking of getting it 😊

Ed

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=4-DQZ6YqYpA
For cleft cut forward to 6:30 in the video
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