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And on the 8th day, God created the Stihl HSA 56 hedge trimmer.
I've been trimming my hedges for quite some time, 12 years to be exact. I've used other brands, and even used the old fashioned manual type. Unfortunately the other brands didn't cut the hedges fine enough the way I'd like, and using the manual tools was tiring. Two weeks ago I purchased the HSA 56 with an extra battery (AK20). Brought the hedge trimmer home and used it on my hedge. Wow! Oh my God! This thing was amazing. It was like a hot knife through butter. It accurately trimmed my hedges to perfection. It was so accurate and fast, that I f...inished the job in half the time. I've used this on my fine box hedges and Italian cypress. The blades are strong enough to cut through a branch 1.5 centimetres thick. The battery (AK20) lasts for ever. I used it today for over an hour, and the battery level was still showing 3 out of 4 bars left. To sum up, buy this trimmer. Stihl products are built to last.
Purchased in August 2019 at Plenty Mowers for $468.50.
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Never used a hedge trimmer before, only a chainsaw or secateurs.
I already had the Stihl HTA 85 pole saw so I had the expensive battery & charger, so it made it not so expensive.
This cut all my small hedge area much better than I expected and very quickly.
Should have bought one a long time ago.
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