Makita DUH502Z 18V Li-Ion LXT 50cm Brushless Hedge Trimmer - Batteries and Charger Not Included
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To see if this hedge trimmer impressed us enough to earn a Best Buy title, see our Karcher HGE 18-50 review . Stihl HSA 56 – perfect for small hedges The Makita DUH502Z 18v hedge trimmer features a powerful brushless motor that is more efficient than a brushed counterpart providing around 30% longer runtime and requires no maintenance. The double sided 50cm blade is designed for cordless hedge trimmers for faster, cleaner cutting with longer battery life and is capable of cutting branches up to 21.5mm making it a true replacement for electric and petrol trimmers. Our Makita DUH502Z review reveals whether or not this hedge trimmer is worth your money. EGO HT2000E – long cutting time
Our rigorous lab tests have put this model through its paces – see our EGO HT2000E review . Stihl HLA 56 Cordless Long-Reach – best for tall hedgesWe survey owners of hedge trimmers from the likes of Bosch, Gtech, Ryobi and Stihl to find out which develop the least faults over time, and which brands customers would recommend. Constant speed control delivers more power to the motor depending on the material being cut to keep the motor speed constant and three speed settings high/medium/low can be set to match the environment and extend battery life. The rear handle has an ergonomic rubber grip for firm control and rotates in 5 positions for comfortable prolonged cutting. Safety features include automatic shut down, battery protection against over-discharge, high temperature and overload and an electric brake stops blades movement almost instantly that the switch is released.
What's the battery life like? We cut the same hedge types as with electric and petrol models but, rather than stopping after 10m2, we carry on until the battery is empty. We note how many minutes this takes and calculate how many metres of hedge we've cut in this time. The Makita UH005GZ hedge trimmer is part of the XGT range of tools which combines innovative tool design and high output batteries to provide a genuine solution for high-demand industrial users. The DUH502Z cordless hedge trimmer is powered by the LXT lithium ion Makita batteries which can be used with 100s of power tools and garden machinery items within the LXT range. Makita's cordless technology offers low noise levels with 0 harmful emissions making it ever popular with professionals and homeowners alike.
The Karcher HGE 18-50 weighs in at just 2.7kg, so you'll likely be able to use it for long periods of time without taking a break. Plus, a rotating handle will help you cut at an angle – it can be set in five different positions and we found it particularly easy to use. Is the hedge trimmer easy to set up and use? We rate machines on 18 criteria, including how easy they are to carry, how simple they are to use for vertical or horizontal cutting and whether noise, weight or balance are a problem.
The Makita UH004GZ hedge trimmer is part of the XGT range of tools which combines innovative tool design and high output batteries to provide a genuine solution for high-demand industrial users. The brushless motor on this cordless hedge trimmer allows you to complete the heaviest duty cutting tasks with easeTake a closer look at this cordless hedge trimmer if you need to reach hedges that tower above you. This Stihl model has a total length of 210cm, plus an additional 50cm shaft is available as an accessory. Extreme Protection Technology (XPT) is engineered for improved dust and water resistance for operation in harsh conditions Makita 50cm double sided Hedge trimmer offers reliability, power and efficiency teamed with excellent value for money. With variable speed control that allows you to have full control over the cutting of hedges (3 speed + trigger) whilst the rear handle can be rotated through 5 positions to allow the user to have a more comfortable working position when cutting at awkward angles. Featuring an ergonomic soft grip handle offering additional comfort.