Type of Hedge Trimmer

Discussion in 'Industry Surveys & Polls' started by J Dawg, Jun 13, 2013.

  1. jakes mowing

    jakes mowing LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 294

    When I was looking for a hedge trimmer, it was between the hs 45 and the one you got. I ended up going with the hs 45 because it has a 27 cc engine and the 56 has a 21. I have found that the hs 45 has the biggest engine on a hedge trimmer that i have seen so far. It has more than enough power. Im not saying yours is underpowered tho. I would rather have the 56 sometimes because it has a much bigger cutting bar and it is a lot lighter. So far im very happy with mine, and i hope that you are happy with yours too. Good luck man.


    STIHL GUY LawnSite Fanatic
    from CT
    Messages: 5,226

    I would stay away from Sears Home Depot or lowes models. A commercial brand will cost more up front but will outlast the others and you will not spend as much time or money on repairs
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  3. A. W. Landscapers  Inc.

    A. W. Landscapers Inc. LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,285

    That's exactly why I bought the 56Â…less user fatigue.:weightlifter:
  4. TheLugNutZ

    TheLugNutZ LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 410

    Why not just get the hedge trimmer head for the stihl FS90 trimmer? Or is it too big to use realistically?

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