The Andrew James electric hedge trimmer is a competitively-priced hedge cutter that will be more than suitable for most domestic users.
A lightweight and easy to use machine it has a powerful 500W motor, a blade length of 51cm, and a cutting capacity/tooth gap of 16mm, enabling it to cut small and medium-sized hedges.
Safety features include two-handed operation to prevent accidental start-up. The machine will stop immediately if either switch is released.
It comes with an electric brake and built-in shock protection in case the blades come into contact with solid obstacles such as fences and walls.
It is also equipped with a hand guard to protect the user from the blades, and a blade cover for when the machine is stored away.
It comes with a two-year warranty.
Features and Specifications
• Blade length: 51cm
• Tooth gap/cutting capacity: 16mm
• Cable length: 10m
• Blade cover
• Hand guard
• Two-handed starting safety feature
• Shock protection if blades hit solid objects such as fences and walls.
• 2-year warranty
• Lightweight (about 2.5kg)
• Ease of use
• Designed for small-to-medium hedges, so may struggle with larger branches.
• Like most other electric hedge trimmers the supplied cable (10m) may need to be supplemented with an extension cable.
With more than 55 customer reviews, and an average rating of 4.5/5, Amazon.co.uk customers seem more than satisfied with this product. The positive features mentioned most were its light weight, ease of use and the price.
The fact that the machine may struggle with thicker branches was mentioned by one customer, but bear in mind that this is a hedge trimmer designed to cope with small to medium hedges. With a cutting capacity of 16mm it will deal with most domestic gardens.
The Andrew James electric hedge trimmer is an attractively-priced hedge trimmer that will meet the needs of most domestic users.