Echo HC-156 Petrol Hedge Trimmer

  • Product Details

    ECHO has been a leading Japanese manufacturer of commercial quality outdoor power equipment for more than thirty years, over which time the company has developed an enviable reputation for quality. For a prime example of this pre-eminence we need look no further than the HC-156, a professional quality hedgetrimmer designed to make maintaining extensive hedgerows a pleasingly simple proposition.

    Key to this is the HC-156’s laser cut, reciprocating double-blade. The precision and edge quality achieved with laser cutting is better than that of many traditional cutting methods, as the laser beam does not wear during the cutting process. This helps the HC-156’s blades to remain sharp over time and thus ensures lasting performance and a truly pristine finish, with an effective cutting length of 64cm meaning that even heavier workloads will seem effortless. A protective tip guard, meanwhile, works to further maintain sharpness and prevents damage to the blade.

    Powered by a hardworking 21.2cc two-stroke petrol engine, the HC-156 boasts more than enough power to handle dense vegetation with ease. Ignition is controlled via a traditional recoil starter, with ECHO’s EasyStart system ensuring hassle-free starting every time. For even greater convenience, moreover, the HC-156 also features a high capacity 0.46 litre fuel tank designed with an easy-access upright opening to prevent spillages during refuelling, while a throttle lock-out mechanism boosts safety by preventing accidental throttle engagement.

    Ergonomically designed front and rear handles and vibration-isolating technology, meanwhile, each offer added comfort and help reduce operator fatigue during extended periods of use. This makes using the HC-156 pleasingly simple and stress-free, with a three-stage heavy duty air filter also included to protect the engine and prevent power loss. Due to ECHO’s high build standards, you can also trust the HC-156 to be superbly reliable. However, if you’re not the trusting type then the fact that the HC-156 also comes with either a five year domestic warranty or a two year commercial warranty as standard should provide the added peace of mind required to convince you to invest in this fantastic machine.

  • Tech Info

    Technical Specifications

    Engine/motor: 21.2cc      
    Power source: Petrol/oil mixture    
    Starting method: Recoil      
    Fuel tank capacity: 0.46-litres      
    Blade length: 64cm      
    Blade type: Double-sided    
    Tooth pitch: N/a      
    Rotating handle: N/a      
    Weight:   5.1kg      
    Warranty:   5 year domestic / 2 year commercial
    Weight 9 kg
  • Brand
    About Echo
    ECHO has been a leading Japanese manufacturer of commercial quality outdoor power equipment for over thirty years, but the origins of the company can be traced back further still. This is because ECHO is a branch of the Yamabiko Corporation, which was formed with the merger of the Kioritz Corporation and the Shindaiwa Corporation after WWII. Both of these companies had over fifty years of experience in their respective fields and the Yamabiko Corporation continued this heritage by drawing upon the experience of both, releasing a revolutionary new backpack power-duster in 1947. This was followed by the first Kyoritsu ‘power scythe’ brushcutter 1960, and in 1968 by the first “ECHO” product, the CS-80 chainsaw. Since then, ECHO has become a name associated with high performance, highly durable and superbly easy to use power tools across the globe.

    Extremely reliable and dependable, ECHO tools are ergonomically designed to be comfortable to use and perform to the very highest professional standards every working day. ECHO also continues to innovate, striving to stay at the cutting edge of technological development in order to provide the best products possible. This is particularly evident in the company’s development of low noise, low vibration and low emission engine technology, making ECHO tools significantly easier to use and better for the environment than many competing machines.

    These days the iconic orange casing of ECHO power tools can be found in garden sheds and garages throughout the UK, and with a wide range of products available for both commercial and domestic users, including a variety of handy chainsaws, hedgetrimmers, brushcutters and leaf blowers, there is therefore almost certainly an ECHO tool ideal for you, whatever your particular requirements.
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