Originally Posted by hotwired
My typical hedge jobs range from 4 hours to 12 hours, heavy cedar, pine, yew, etc. I'm wondering if having 6-7 batteries and charging them every night would be a good start? I haven't worked in the field in a couple years, then started this year back in 10-12 hours a week and I thought trimming with a gas powered Echo HC 150 was going to kill me. Felt like I was doing dumbbell curls and doing bong hits straight from a Harley exhaust pipe! I believe perhaps...I've gotten a bit wimply in my middle age but these battery powered options are looking attractive as long as they have some power.
Batteries are expensive nor are they cost effective.
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