Pros: Commercial grade hedge trimmer. Its a STIHL, they don't make cheap crap. Swivel handle. Cons: A little on the heavy side. Price, but you get what you pay for.
Summary: I just picked up the STIHL HS 85 at a local store that sells only the best. I had a piece of crap Excaliber made by Weedeater. The recoil spring for the pull string broke after about 40 hours of use. DON'T WASTE YOUR MONEY ON CHEAP JUNK. I used ... read more
Pros: Powerful, well built and designed to run for hours at a time. Cons: Slightly heavy and pretty expensive.
Summary: My Sears Craftsman electric trimmer and even my Homelite gas trimmer were not up to the task. I have over 450' of ficus hedges on my property and they grow year round here in Florida. I knew I needed a pro level trimmer and wasn't sure which one was it. ... read more