Karcher HGE 18-50 review
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The cordless Karcher HE 18-50 hedge trimmer has some handy extras to tempt you to part with your cash, such as a rotating handle for cutting at different angles and a device for sweeping up the clippings when you’re done. It’s not worth buying if it can’t get the basics right though, so find out if this hedge trimmer is up to the task by reading our expert review.
- Pros and cons
- What is it?
- What’s it great at?
- Is there anything I should watch out for?
- Is there anything else I should know?
- Should I buy it?
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