Mac Allister MHTP520 review
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- Corded electric
If you’re after a cheap hedge trimmer then it doesn’t come much more wallet-friendly than the Macallister 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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- 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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