The HSE 71 electric hedge trimmer has all the power you need to cut tough branches in your garden.
The rotary handle has five positions between 0 and 90 degrees so that you can trim your hedges comfortably, whether trimming vertically or horizontally.
The transparent hand guard gives you a clear view of the blades so you can see what you are cutting and the laser-cut, diamond-ground blades stay sharper for longer.
FeaturesLaser-cut diamond-ground blades
Each blade is laser cut and diamond ground, so that the blades are durable and stay sharper for longer.
Five-position rotary handle
The flexible design of the five-position rotary handle means that you can select from five settings between 0 and +/- 90 degrees to suit the job at hand.
Cable strain relief
The cable strain relief stops the cable from being pulled and accidentally disconnected.
The tip protector on the end of the blades prevent them from being damaged when trimming close to the ground or walls.
FAQsQHow long is the blade on the HSE 71?
A: The blade is 60cm long.
QWhat should I wear when using this hedge trimmer?
A: We recommend that you wear snug-fitting clothes, goggles, gloves and sturdy boots or shoes, and tie back long hair.
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.
QHow long is the cable on the HSE 71?
A: The electric cable is 10 metres long.
QDoes the hedge trimmer come with a blade cover?
A: Yes, your hedge trimmer comes with a scabbard to cover the blades during transport or storage. On new machines, the scabbard will be quite tight so you may need to use some force to remove it for the first few times. Just hold the scabbard about half way down and pull it away from you so your hands or body cannot come into contact with the blades.
Tips#1Using your HSE 71
You will get a neat, straight finish on your hedges if you move the trimmer in an upwards motion when trimming. The HSE 71 has a built-in tip protector at the end of the blades so that you can trim closer to the ground without damaging the blades.
#2Cleaning your HSE 71
After using your HSE 71, unplug the machine, then spray 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.
#3Storing your HSE 71
Store your HSE 71 electric hedge trimmer in a clean and dry area and keep out of the reach of children at all times.
|Power output W||600|
|Tooth spacing mm||36|
|Weight kg 1)||4.1|
|Cutting length cm||60|
|Vibration value, left m/s2 2)||3.8|
|Vibration value, right m/s2 2)||2.6|
|Total length cm||123|
|Sound pressure level dB(A) 3)||88|
1) Without cable
2) K-factor according to DIR 2006/42/EC = 2m / s ²
3) K-factor according to DIR 2006/42/EC = 2.5 (dB (A)
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