Echo HCR-185ES Petrol Hedge Trimmer

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    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.

  • Tech Info

    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 × 35 × 27 cm
  • 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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