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  • Ergonomic Loop Handle
    The ergonomic loop handle is ideal for making cuts in any direction.

  • Tip Protector
    The tip protector makes cutting near the ground or along walls easier while protecting the trimmer’s cutters from damage.

  • Blade Scabbard
    The blade cover helps protect the cutting blade during storage and transport.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Throttle Trigger Lock 

  • Vertical Hanging Slot
    The built-in hanging slot allows for easy storage when not in use.

  • Functional Design
    The 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. 


HLA 56 - Occasional Use
BLADE LENGTH 45.7 cm (18 in.)
RUN TIME (w/ AK 20) Up to 100 minutes
WEIGHT (w/Recommended Battery) 5.0 kg (11.1 lbs.)
WEIGHT WITHOUT BATTERY 3.8 kg (8.4 lbs.)
OVERALL LENGTH 210 cm (82 in.)