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Stihl HLA 56 Cordless Long-reach Hedge Trimmer review

£290.00 Typical price

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The Stihl HLA56 Hedge Trimmer is a cordless, long-reach hedge trimmer designed for cutting taller hedges. Some of its features suggest it can handle smaller hedges as well, and it costs less than some Stihl hedge trimmers have in the past. Read our full review to find out whether Stihl has cut any corners to produce this model.

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We have tested 51 hedge trimmers and found that there are 2 Don't Buys and 12 Best Buys.
Range of Hedge trimmer scores
  1. 39%
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  2. 69%
    Average score
  3. 89%
    Highest score
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