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HS 56 C-E

This lightweight hedge trimmer features professional-grade cutting power and Easy2Start™ technology.

HS 56 C-E
Rated 4.2 out of 5 by 25reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great hedge trimmer. This is a great industrial strength hedge trimmer. Do not buy it for a small yard it is definitely for an acreage. I have had it go through three quarter inch limbs with no problem. August 9, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great machine I had a load of huge bushes that were taking over my side walk. I dreaded using my old electric clipper. It aways took so long and trimmer wouldn't cut the thick branches. I decided on the HS56c-e with the recommendation from the dealer. I could have bought the home owner model for a lot less. I'm glad I spent the extra money for the HSC-E. This machine cut the bushes with ease and no bogging down. I was amazed how quick I was able trim all my bushes. I am very satisfied. Spend the extra mony. You won't be disappointed. Great machine. June 15, 2016
Rated 2 out of 5 by Buy Something Else This trimmer has spent more time in the shop then on the road doing its job. I have Stihl everything and this is the lemon of the lot. When it is running it does a great job, but it has been broken more than any other piece of Stihl my crew uses. Choose a better hedge trimmer. December 30, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by AWESOME!!! I have several stihl hedge trimmers. this one is my favorite so far. This one is great because I can run the protective tip cover on the much and other places without worrying about damage. As a landscaper who specializes in trimming & shaping, this cuts cleanly & smoothly, plus its relatively* light (I'm a small woman*) and easy for me to start. After experiencing Stihl, other tools seem mediocre. December 4, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Top-notch hedge trimmer Best Hedge trimmer on the market, I've used other brands in the past but none compare to the Stihl HS 56 C-E. Easy to start, powerful motor and the cutting edge breezes through my Laurel hedges - I would recommend this product to anyone who needs a top-notch versatile hedge trimmer!!! September 5, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Pricey but worth it!!! I am a homeowner, but I do a lot of hedge trimming. The HS 56 C-E is an amazing tool that handles big jobs with ease, is great for detail work, and thanks to the guard at the end of the blade it is great close to the ground as well. The ergonomics, leight weight, and overall balanced feel made this unit the easy choice over the Husqvarna and Echo units I looked at. June 8, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great balance and weight ratio After owning a HS45 for 8 years I almost went back with the 45 but they only had the 45 with a 18" bar. So I upgraded to the HS 56ce with a 22" bar and I'm glad I did. Runs great, cuts great, and lightweight too. I've always been happy with Stihl products. June 2, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great machine for the homeowner. I was seeking a good hedge trimmer to use around the house. I wanted a light machine that was easy to start that wasnt loud was relaible and easy to use. This machine is all that. Very light weight machine. Very easy to start and use. This machine has a lot of power for the tough jobs. Highly recommended. January 3, 2015
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