This shorter-shaft version of the above model is built to same exacting specifications and can likewise be used to reach high hedge-tops, but is also suited to more general-purpose hedgetrimming applications at lower-levels.
What really marks it out from it multitude of competitors is its revolutionary 4-MIX engine from Stihl. Rated at a substantial 1.3hp, this innovative power-pack combines the best points of two- and four-stroke systems, with the resulting engine offering a significant reduction in noise; vibration; and fuel-consumption.
The provision of a manual fuel-pump ensures dependable first- or second-pull starts following long periods of inaction; while a decompression-valve leads to a significant reduction in the amount of force that need be applied to the starter-mechanism.
The STIHL HL95-K/135 Long-Reach Hedgetrimmer features a 125-degree articulating cutter-bar, which can be set to any of 13 positions, depending on your preferred angle of attack (you can lock the cutter-head parallel to the shaft to save space in your storage area). The blades themselves are double sided and measure 50cm in length, so you’ll get the job done in quick-time.
Thanks to its effective vibration-damping; padded shoulder-harness; and convenient multi-function handle; the STIHL HL95-K/135 can be used for extended shifts without overly stressing the operators hands and arms.