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STIHL HSA 56 Cordless Hedge Trimmer Review


Rating: 4.6 out of 5 (from 189 reviews)

The STIHL HSA 56 Cordless Hedge Trimmer is an efficient tool that simplifies the process of trimming hedges. This lightweight, cordless hedge trimmer is equipped with double-edged, diamond-ground blades that deliver a clean, precise finish on bushes and hedges in your garden. Additionally, the droplet shape on the blade helps guide twigs and branches into the blades, providing an even cut.

The HSA 56 is part of the AK System range of tools, which features interchangeable batteries. The battery in this hedge trimmer can also be used with other tools in the range, such as a grass trimmer, blower, lawn mowers, and chainsaws. This means that users can enjoy the convenience of using the same battery across multiple tools, making it easier to switch between tasks without having to stop and recharge the battery.

Overall, the STIHL HSA 56 Cordless Hedge Trimmer is a practical and reliable tool that simplifies the process of hedge trimming. Its lightweight design, coupled with its diamond-ground blades, makes it a popular choice among homeowners who want an efficient and user-friendly tool to keep their hedges in pristine condition. Moreover, the ability to interchange batteries with other tools in the range adds to its versatility and makes it a valuable addition to any gardening tool kit.

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What users think:

Owners have been impressed by the HSA 56's robust build quality, which ensures durability and longevity even with frequent use. The trimmer is also well-balanced and lightweight, making it comfortable to hold and maneuver for extended periods without causing fatigue.

One of the standout features of the HSA 56 is its cordless design, which provides greater flexibility and freedom of movement while working. Users appreciate the freedom to move around without being tethered to a power outlet, allowing them to tackle more extensive gardens or harder-to-reach areas with ease.

While some users have reported that prices for the HSA 56 can vary, requiring some shopping around to find the best deal, most users agree that the trimmer's performance more than justifies the investment. Overall, the STIHL HSA 56 Cordless Hedge Trimmer is a top-performing tool that has won the approval of many garden enthusiasts and professionals alike for its power, ease of use, and reliability.

Direct quotes from owners:

So easy to use. The battery charges quickly and slots into the trimmer without any problems. Would definitely recommend


You get what you pay for!! Perfect hedge trimmer and the battery goes on forever! Wonderfully lightweight too


So easy to use. The battery charges quickly and slots into the trimmer without any problems. Would definitely recommend

Price: £265.12

(at time of writing)

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