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This gasoline-powered hedge trimmer delivers improved fuel efficiency, lighter weight, ergonomic design and increased blade speed when compared to previous models – great for tackling heavy-duty shrub trimming and rejuvenation.

The HS 87 R features a single-sided 30” blade, faster blade speed and increased engine torque*, resulting in greater cutting effectiveness and efficiency. It is great for pruning and rejuvenating overgrown shrubs, while its lightweight design is well balanced for easy maneuverability. The “R” indicates a cutting blade designed for thinning, rejuvenation and pruning of thick shrubs and hedges. Its new, low-emission engine uses 20% less fuel than previous models, reducing fuel costs and improving the bottom line. And its low-vibration technology make extended use more comfortable.

*as compared to previous models

Model Features

  • Anti-Vibration System
    STIHL has a system for minimizing the vibration levels of handheld outdoor power equipment. The STIHL anti-vibration system helps reduce operator fatigue and provides a more comfortable working experience.
  • Single-Sided Blades
    STIHL hedge trimmers with single-sided blades are ideal for cutting hedges in one direction that range between waist and chest height.

Specifications

DISPLACEMENT
22.7 cc (1.4 cu. in.)
ENGINE POWER
0.7 kW (0.94 bhp)
FUEL CAPACITY
460 cc (15.6 oz.)
BLADE LENGTH
30" (76.2 cm)
STROKES PER MINUTE
3,100
POWER SOURCE
Gas
WEIGHT*
With 30" blade: 5.5 kg (12.1 lbs.)
*Dry weight.

Important Information

Note: STIHL recommends use of fuel with no more than 10% Ethanol content. Using fuel with greater than 10% Ethanol content may cause damage to your equipment and may void your STIHL warranty. Learn Moreā€¦

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.

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Standard Features

  • Common Features for Hedge Trimmers
    View the features common to many STIHL hedge trimmers.

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