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Mac Allister MHTP520 review

£38.00 Typical price

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Key features
  • Corded electric
Expert review

If you’re after a cheap hedge trimmer, they don’t come much more wallet-friendly than the Mac Allister MHTP520. We’ve seen brilliant budget hedge trimmers before, but it may be a case of buy cheap, buy twice if it can’t trim your hedges neatly. Read our full review to see if it’s worth buying, or if you’d be better off looking elsewhere.

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Last checked by Which?

May 2021

First reviewed by Which?

March 2020

Released

June 2017

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Best Buys and Don't Buys
We have tested 65 hedge trimmers and found that there are 1 Don't Buys and 15 Best Buys.
Range of Hedge trimmer scores
  1. 44%
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  2. 73%
    Average score
  3. 87%
    Highest score
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