HS 81 R
This heavy-duty hedge trimmer is made for professionals looking for heavy pruning and rejuvenation performance.
If variety is the spice of life, then the STIHL HS 81 R hedge trimmer is one spicy way to trim hedges. Available in both 24” and 30” blade length options, this trimmer gives professionals two ways to tackle heavy pruning and rejuvenation tasks. Each version features wider tooth spacing, ideal for heavier cutting. The HS 81 R also features low-vibration technology and a swivel handle for improved comfort and convenience when cutting.
|HS 81 R Specifications - Professional Use|
|DISPLACEMENT||22.7 cc (1.4 cu. in.)|
|ENGINE POWER||0.7 kW (0.94 bhp)|
|WEIGHT||With 24" blade: 5.5 kg (12.1 lbs.)
With 30" blade: 5.7 kg (12.6 lbs.)
|FUEL CAPACITY||370 cc (12.5 oz.)|
|BLADE LENGTH||24" or 30"|
|STROKES PER MINUTE||3057|
Note: STIHL recommends use of fuel with no more than 10% Ethanol content. Using fuel with greater than 10% Ethanol content may cause damage to your equipment and may void your STIHL warranty. Learn More…
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STIHL has a system for minimizing the vibration levels of handheld outdoor power equipment. The STIHL anti-vibration system helps reduce operator fatigue and provides a more comfortable working experience.
The dual-ground blade system provides a clean cut and is ideal for cutting through stronger, thicker branches.
Common Features for Hedge Trimmers
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