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STIHL HLA 56 Cordless Long-reach Hedge Trimmer (Promo Kit)

Our Price:  £399.00
List Price:  £497.50
Saving Of:  20%
(Inc. 20% VAT)(£332.50 Exc. VAT)




  (5 Reviews)

A lightweight long-reach hedge trimmer from STIHL

STIHL's HLA 56 long reach hedge trimmer is battery-operated and is part of their versatile AK System, which utilises one interchangeable battery for a whole range of garden power tools. The long-reach hedge trimmer allows for the cutting and maintenance of taller shrubs and hedges in domestic gardens. The head can be adjusted from -45º to +90º for trimming the majority of hedges with ease.

Not just your ordinary hedge trimmer blade

The double-sided 45 cm blade is diamond ground for a precise cut every time. It also boasts a tip protector to prevent damage when trimming near the ground and along walls, as well as integrated cut protection to reduce the risk of the blade making contact with the users leg.

Despite its length, transport and storage is a breeze

Although the machine is 210 cm long when built, it can easily be split into 3 pieces - the blades, the shaft, and the power unit - with then the longest item measuring just 115 cm, enabling you to transport and store the hedge trimmer away with ease. A wall bracket is included to hold the 3 individual pieces, for a convenient storage solution.

The promotional kit contains everything you need to get started

For a limited time only, the promotional kit contains a second battery for half price, and is fully comprised of the shell, 2 AK 20 batteries, and an AL 101 charger. The AK 20 battery will run for up to 100 minutes or cut up to 380m2 of hedge with one full charge. The recommended charger is the AL 101 standard charger, which will restore the AK 20 battery to full power in 180 minutes, and has a useful LED indicator, a velcro strap for containing the electrical cable, and it can be wall mounted if desired.

  • Run time (with AK 20 battery): 100 minutes
  • Run time (with AK 10 battery): 50 minutes
  • Rated voltage: 36 Volts
  • Blade length: 45 cm
  • Maximum cutting thickness: 16 mm
  • Tooth spacing: 30 mm
  • Cutting angles: -45º to +90º (135º range)
  • Carrying length: 115 cm
  • Total length: 210 cm
  • Sound pressure level: 77 dB(A)
  • Sound power level: 87 dB(A)
  • Vibration level left/right: 1.5 m/s2/1.5 m/s2
  • Stroke rate: 2800 rpm
  • Weight (shell only): 3.8 kg

Brand:  STIHL
Power Source:  Battery
Battery System:  STIHL AK System

Part Number:  HA012000021

Why choose us?

Garden Machinery Direct is a family run business with over 50 years experience in selling and servicing garden equipment. We are one of the biggest garden machinery retailers in the UK. Based in the Midlands, we are well placed to deliver products across the UK. We are main agents for all the biggest garden machinery brands, and have fantastic working relationships with world leading manufacturers.

Our goal is to offer customers top of the range garden machinery at discount prices, delivered direct to your door. Our friendly and professional staff are available by telephone or email to give expert advice on the equipment most suited to your needs or to answer any queries you may have. We also operate an efficient spare parts service, utilising the latest computer link-ups direct to manufacturers stocks.

All of the garden machinery we sell carries a manufacturers guarantee, supported by a nationwide network of authorised service dealers.

At Garden Machinery Direct we offer our customers the best deals and even better service.

Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions.

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STIHL HLA 56 Cordless Long-reach Hedge Trimmer Promo Kit
Friday, 19 March 2021  | 

Excellent tool and the all inclusive pack made it superb value for the money. Great communication and delivery from Garden Machinery Direct - highly recommended


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MOUNTFIELD SP46 Petrol Lawnmower
Tuesday, 29 December 2020  | 

Very good lawnmower. Instrunctions rather minimal but the customer service at Garden Machinery Direct is excellent and they answered all our questions. Thank you.


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STIHL HLA 56 Cordless Long-reach Hedge Trimmer Promo Kit
Friday, 16 October 2020  | 

Cuts well and is very handy for those difficult to reach parts of the hedge. It is, I found, quite heavy to use because of its length and so I wouldn't want to use it for very long at a time. On that basis, I am not really sure you actually need two batteries, as I certainly ran out of steam before the first battery did!


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STIHL HLA 56 Cordless Long-reach Hedge Trimmer Promo Kit
Wednesday, 14 October 2020  | 

Very sharp cutters make cutting hedges quick and easy, simple to use, although slightly heavier than I expected.


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STIHL HLA 56 Cordless Long-reach Hedge Trimmer Promo Kit
Thursday, 1 October 2020  | 

Thanks to this trimmer, I have finally been able to get at all the difficult places relatively easily. It is a well balanced machine, but even though it is not that heavy, needs a harness if using it for any length of time. Only negative is that it sounds tinny and not very powerful which is surprising given that it is a professional tool. However, that aside it does the job.


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Thank you ever so much for leaving a detailed product review, David. We know our future customers will really appreciate it.

  • All machinery is tested by the manufacturer's trained technicians
  • When carrying out servicing and repairs, only genuine STIHL parts & spares are used to ensure quality

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