HSE 52

Distributor Suggested Retail Price DSRP:   $149.95

A value-packed, 20" electric hedge trimmer that’s both powerful and quiet.

The STIHL HSE 52 electric hedge trimmer features quiet performance and a 20" double-edged blade that cuts in both directions. This trimmer delivers easy, precise cutting. Its safety system features a two-handed control switch, requiring hands be on the handle and trigger lock for blade to operate. The cable-strain relief lever helps prevent the extension cord from becoming unplugged during use. Th...Read More
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HSE 52 Specifications
WEIGHT 3.1 kg (6.8 lbs.)
BLADE LENGTH 50 cm (20 in.)
VOLTAGE 120 volt (60 Hz)
MOTOR OUTPUT 460 w (3.8 amps)
Model Features
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    Reduced-Emission Engine Technology - Caring for Nature
    The STIHL Inc. “Caring for Nature” seal identifies its powered products that are more environmentally conscious, producing zero or low exhaust emissions. STIHL Inc. defines “low exhaust emissions” as being cleaner than EPA and/or CARB exhaust emission standards.

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    Built-In Cord Retainer
    The built-in cord retainer helps prevent the electrical power extension cord from becoming accidentally disconnected.

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Important Information
WARNING! Improper use of any power tool may cause serious or fatal injury. Read, understand and follow carefully the operating and safety instructions in your instruction manual before using such products.

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Rated 4.4 out of 5 by 5reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Excellent trimmers Purchased this trimmer after weighing the pros and cons of the HS-45 gas unit.Having a couple of herniated disks in my lower back, trimmer weight is a huge concern when leaning out over the top of a bush. But, I also needed a trimmer with enough capacity to cut ewes, hemlock, and the ever so woody, burning bush. The fact they both would perform the same, convinced me to go with the lighter (by 3.5#) electric version. You wouldn't think 3.5# would make much difference but, when extending out at the end of my reach, it's huge!While using this electric trimmer on 150' of 14 ga extension cord, it cut through everything I challenged it with. No problems what-so-ever. Cut 20 shrubs in less than an hour, not including clean up. September 1, 2016
Rated 2 out of 5 by After 3 years up in smoke I used this about 3 hours a year,third year it stop dead. This is way too much money for a throw away. I mays well go to a big box store and buy a cheap one. June 23, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Wow! What a wonderful surprise! I've been trimming my hedges by hand for years. This year, I just could not afford the time and effort as I could when younger. So I shopped online and at popular stores for weeks looking at trimmers. I decided to purchase STIHL based on the recommendations and product specs.Well, once home connected it and what would have taken most of the day to trim, took less than an hour. Wow! Wow! Wow! What have I been doing all these years. This trimmer cut through my hedges like a hot knife through butter. My yard looks amazing! My wife thinks I'm awesome once again. ;)Oh by the way, I felt safe using it as you must use both hands to use it and stops in open position quickly.Thanks STIHL for a fantastic product!Don April 17, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great Product for the Money This hedge trimmer is very powerful and cuts through even brush with little or no effort. Has triple interlock system so that you can't start it moving until you are ready. I can work for several hours with no fatigue as the weight and balance is excellent. Also, my local ACE dealer was very knowledgeable and friendly. July 2, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great trimmer I picked this hedge trimmer up this year to do my bushes. It can cut limbs over 3/4 of an inch in diameter and when you let go of the trigger the blades go immediately to the open position. It looks like it will last me several years. April 10, 2014
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