The HSA 26 battery-powered handheld shrub shears are brilliant for use in small and large gardens alike, as they make pruning small-leaved trees and shrubs so easy!
With plenty of power, the HSA 26 delivers a precise, clean finish when maintaining topiary or hedges using the shrub blades. The teeth on the shrub blade are specially shaped to hold the branches in the cut for a neat cut.
The HSA 26 also comes with an interchangeable grass trimming blade, which is quick and easy to switch over, and is perfect for quickly tidying up lawn edges. It all comes in a handy canvas case to conveniently carry and store the shears, both blades, the battery and the charger.
- Battery run time: up to 110 minutes
FeaturesQuick change buttons
The blades are very easy to change without using tools, thanks to the quick change buttons.
Charger - HSA 26
The charger for the HSA 26 is included in the kit as standard and can be wall-mounted to save space.
Fabric carry case
The fabric carry case that comes with the HSA 26 as standard means you can neatly store and transport the HSA 26, battery, charger and both blades.
Trigger & Soft grip
The large, ergonomic trigger and the rubberised, soft-grip handle make the HSA 26 both easy to use and comfortable to hold.
The trigger lock is a great safety feature - just switch it on and there's no risk of starting the HSA 26 by accident.
The powerful 10.8V Lithium-Ion battery is well-protected and can be easily removed and replaced.
Shrub cutting blade
The shrub cutting blade is specially shaped to hold the branches in between the teeth and deliver a precise finish on your topiary.
FAQsQWhat do I use the different blades for?
A: The shrub cutter is the longer blade (20cm) and can be used for trimming topiary and small evergreen hedges like a traditional hedge trimmer. The grass trimming blade has a width of 12cm and is perfect for edging around smaller lawns, patios and flower beds. Both blades some with scabbards to protect the blades when not being used.
QWhat size branches can I cut with the shrub cutting blade?
A: You can cut branches up to 8mm in diameter.
QWhat should I wear when using the HSA 26?
We recommend that you wear goggles and sturdy boots or shoes. We also recommend that you tie back long hair.
QHow easy is it to change the blades?
A: Very simple - remove the battery first, then squeeze the orange clips on both sides of the cutting attachment to release it. To attach a different blade, insert the metal tabs on the blade into the slots on the shrub shears and press it firmly into place until you hear a click.
QCan you replace the battery on the HSA 26?
A: Yes. Here at STIHL, we provide spare parts for at least ten years after we've stopped selling a product. We don't sell these directly online, but you can get replacement parts from any of our approved STIHL dealers. Find your nearest one here: https://stihlapproveddealer.co.uk/
QWill the blades need sharpening?
A: Keeping the blades sharp will give a neat cut on whatever you are trimming. If you notice that the blades are getting jammed easily or the machine is struggling, the blades may need sharpening. Our approved STIHL dealers can do this for you - find your nearest one here: https://stihlapproveddealer.co.uk/
QWhat should I wear when using these shrub shears?
A: We recommend that you wear snug-fitting clothes, goggles, gloves and sturdy boots or shoes, and tie back long hair.
Tips#1Cleaning your HSA 26
After using your HSA 26, we suggest spraying a little resin solvent, like STIHL Superclean, onto the blades to remove sap or resin, protect them from corrosion and stop them getting stuck together.
|Shrub shear blade length cm||20|
|Sound pressure level dB(A)||<85|
|Sound power level dB(A)||<90|
|Vibration figure m/s²||<2.5|
|Total length cm||50|
|Tooth spacing mm||19|
|Battery run time||up to 110 minutes|
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