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HSA 56

HSA 56
This battery-powered hedge trimmer bundle comes standard with battery and charger, and combines great power and long run times. Batteries and chargers can be purchased separately or as a combined set with tool.

Model Features

  • Reduced-Emission Engine Technology - Caring for Nature
    The STIHL Inc. “Caring for Nature” seal identifies its powered products that are more environmentally conscious, producing zero or low exhaust emissions. STIHL Inc. defines “low exhaust emissions” as being cleaner than EPA and/or CARB exhaust emission standards.

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  • Blade Scabbard
    The blade cover helps protect the cutting blade during storage and transport.
  • Double-Sided Cutting Blades
    STIHL hedge trimmers with double-sided cutting blades cut both directions.
  • Ergonomic Loop Handle
    The ergonomic loop handle is ideal for making cuts in any direction.
  • Functional Design
    The engine housing has smooth surfaces and round contours that help to keep it from getting caught on branches during use. The design also makes cleaning easy.
  • Tip Protector
    The tip protector makes cutting near the ground or along walls easier while protecting the trimmer’s cutters from damage.
  • Two-Handed Design
    Equipment with this feature is easily started by activating switches on the loop handle and the rear handle at the same time. The cutting speed can be adjusted using the rear trigger control, allowing for a fine and precise cut. The two-handed design is suitable for both left and right-handed users.
  • Vertical Hanging Slot
    The built-in hanging slot allows for easy storage when not in use.

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  • Laser-Cut Diamond-Ground Blades
    Each blade is laser cut and ground using diamond discs. The hardened cutting edges are highly resilient and remain sharp for a longer period of time.

Specifications

WEIGHT
w/o Battery 2.9 kg (6.4 lbs.)
w/ AK 10 3.7 kg (8.1 lbs.)
BLADE LENGTH
18" (45 cm)
STROKES PER MINUTE
2,800
RUN TIME (w/ AK 20)
Up to 80 minutes
RUN TIME (w/ AK 10)
Up to 40 minutes
TOOTH SPACING
30 mm (1.1 in)
Batteries and chargers can be purchased separately or as a combined set with tool.

Important Information

Note: STIHL engine products with the Caring for Nature logo are cleaner than EPA Standards for exhaust emissions.

WARNING! Improper use of any power tool may cause serious or fatal injury. Read, understand and follow carefully the operating and safety instructions in your instruction manual before using such products.

STIHL products sold through U.S. STIHL Dealers are for distribution in the United States only.

Reviews

HSA 56 is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 3.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love the lower weight and no fumes! Love my new toy! We have a couple of acres of hedges and the HSA 56 was waiting to happen here. It cuts well and importantly, shapes well. Safety features are great but I have to remind myself to keep the blade away from my wrists when I do shaping of the hedges. Battery life could be longer but it forces me to take a break periodically. Would love to have Stihl add an additional comment in the user's manual; run it down to empty before recharging or recharge before empty. The comment about being able to cut hedges three football fields long is a bit of a stretch.
Date published: 2017-07-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great to use I bought this for my blackberry bushes. Cuts through the bushes very easy. Makes my work a lot easier
Date published: 2017-06-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Plenty of power Amazing product and rivals the gas powered models. Light, portable, and powerful. Highly recommend for a homeowner with a medium amount of bushes.
Date published: 2017-04-19
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