Echo HCR-185ES Petrol Hedgetrimmer

£549.00 £449.95

  • Availability: Available
  • Estimated Dispatch: 4 - 6 working days
  • Manufacturer: Echo
  • Delivery Charge: Free To UK Mainland

Lightweight and well balanced, ECHO’s HCR-185ES boasts 74.4cm double-sided, reciprocating trimmer blade designed to make maintaining extensive hedgerows in parks and large gardens pleasingly simple.

Bigger is not necessarily better. The titular heroine of Little Red Riding Hood, for example, would have had much less trouble delivering food to her sickly grandmother were her nemesis only a ‘Small Bad Wolf’ and Little House on the Prairie would have lost some of its rustic charm had the Ingalls’ lived in a mansion rather than a tumbledown shack. When it comes to trimming hedgerows, however, the HCR-185ES’s extra long, laser cut, reciprocating double-blade definitely makes life easier.

Fitted with a potent 74.4cm double-sided, reciprocating blade, the HCR-185ES offers an effective cutting length of 74cm ideal for maintaining extensive hedgerows in parks and large gardens. Moreover, these laser cut and precision ground blades are made from hardened steel to help them maintain their sharpness, thus ensuring a professional quality finish every time. To further help you achieve immaculate results the HCR-185ES also features a clever rotating handle with five working positions available, making it easy to adapt the trimmer to the situation at hand (such as when cutting up against walls or trimming other tricky parts of hedgerows in confined spaces).

Power to the cutting system is supplied via an efficient 21.2cc two-stroke petrol engine, with a handy EasyStart system included to reduce starter cord resistance and thus guarantee hassle-free starting. To ensure your comfort, meanwhile, the HCR-185ES also features ECHO’s innovative vibration-dampening technology. As well as improving comfort, insulating your hands from engine vibration in this way also helps to improve efficiency by making it easier to work for longer periods without fatigue; combined with the extra cutting power provided by the extended blade, this makes the HCR-185ES particularly effective when facing heavy workloads.

A tough machine, the HCR-185ES is definitively built to last and features both a three-stage heavy duty air filter for added engine protection and adjustable cutter clearance to ensure a longer blade life and superior cutting performance. Weighing only 5.3kg, the HCR-185ES is perhaps also surprisingly light and manoeuvrable for such a powerful machine, due in no small part to its well-balanced design and ergonomic control systems. Even the little touches help make this excellent hedgetrimmer easier to use, such as the machine’s high capacity 0.37 litre fuel tank; this semi-transparent tank features an extra-wide vertical opening, which both facilitates quick refuelling and helps to prevent spillages.

This pleasing attention to detail (along with the generous inclusion of either a five year domestic warranty or a two year commercial warranty as standard) should be enough to convince anyone that ECHO’s HCR-185ES is a machine built by people who understand the demands of professional horticultural work. As such, there are few comparable hedgetrimmers which offer a more satisfying working experience than the HCR-185ES.

Technical Specifications

Engine/motor: 21.2cc      
Power source: Petrol/oil mixture    
Starting method: Recoil      
Fuel tank capacity: 0.37-litres      
Blade length: 74.4cm      
Blade type: Double-sided    
Tooth pitch: N/a      
Rotating handle: Yes      
Weight:   5.3kg      
Warranty:   5 year domestic / 2 year commercial
Weight 6 kg
Dimensions 137 x 35 x 27 cm
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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