A high quality hedgetrimmer with more than enough power to take on even the toughest trimming work, the HCR-165ES also features ECHOs superb anti-vibration system to ensure complete user comfort.
In the Analects of Confucius, a collection of sayings and ideas attributed to the Chinese philosopher Confucius and his contemporaries, it is said that “The superior man thinks of virtue; the ordinary man thinks of comfort.” Admittedly times have changed a little since the days of Confucius, but to me this statement seems to ignore the possibility that comfort could be a virtue. This is particularly evident in the shape of ECHO’s HCR-165ES, a commercial grade hedgetrimmer which has been specifically developed to ensure complete user comfort.
A high quality machine with more than enough power to take on even the toughest trimming work, the HCR-165ES also features ECHO’s superb anti-vibration system. As well as addressing the serious health and safety issues related to prolonged exposure to excessive vibration, the added comfort the vibration dampening technology provides enables longer periods of use without requiring a break and thus helps get the job done quickly and efficiently. The difference this makes is significant, especially if you are a professional contractor in need of a machine capable of handling the everyday rigours of commercial use.
Powered by a hardworking 21.2cc two-stroke petrol engine, with an EasyStart system included to reduce starter cord resistance and ensure hassle-free starting, the HCR-165ES also boasts a tough, 68cm reciprocating double-blade with an effective cutting length of 63.9cm. Laser cut and precision ground to ensure that they maintain their sharpness over time, these twin blades make trimming extensive hedgerows an enjoyably efficient process and leave a truly immaculate finish in their wake.
The HCR-165ES also features ergonomically designed controls which combine with the anti-vibration system to make this excellent hedgetrimmer almost improbably convenient to use. Perhaps most notable is ECHO’s clever rotating rear handle, featuring five working positions to allow you to adapt the hedgetrimmer to suit the requirements of the job at hand (even when trimming tricky shrubs in confined spaces or up against walls). Another nice little touch is the inclusion of an extra-wide opening on the HCR-161ES’s (pleasingly capacious) 0.5 litre fuel tank, which facilitates quick refuelling while also preventing spillages.
An already tough machine (built with a three-stage heavy duty air filter to ensure long-term engine power and reliability, as well as adjustable cutter clearance to ensure a longer blade life), the HCR-165ES also comes as standard with ECHO’s five year domestic warranty or a two year commercial warranty. You can thus rest assured of many years of top quality performance from this excellent trimmer, with reliability and professional results longstanding hallmarks of the ECHO brand.
|Power source:||Petrol/oil mixture|
|Fuel tank capacity:||0.37-litres|
|Warranty:||5 year domestic / 2 year commercial|
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