Stihl HS80

It's from Stihl, so you would expect this hedgetrimmer to have a lot going for it. And it has. This is a high-performance machine with Stihl's ElastoStart starter grip and an additional manual fuel pump for reliable starting.

Then there is the manually operated blade lock system. We especially like that. It prevents the cutter blades moving while you carry the unit from one part of the hedge to another. For safety and convenience, the multi-function handle, with integrated controls, enables operation of all engine functions without releasing the handle.
The engine is powerful. At the cutter end we have casehardened, reciprocating, double-edged blades with rapid bi-directional cutting.
What’s more, this machine is typical Stihl when it comes to maintenance and servicing. The air filter is easily accessed. Underneath the gearbox is flush with the handle and the blades and has a filler specially threaded for Stihl’s screw in grease tube. Topping up has never been so easy. The blades are replaceable and Stihl also offers a spray to break down resin residue and ensure cutters continue to slide smoothly.

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