A professional grade extended reach hedge trimmer that offers durable construction with the convenience of battery power.
When the job seems just out of reach, the powerful and versatile HLA 86 Extended Reach Hedge Trimmer delivers. Built using the same durable outer shaft as the gas-powered HT 133, this hedge trimmer puts professional grade construction in the hands of users with the trusted performance and green benefits of Battery Power. Made By STIHL. The quiet, battery-powered operation is great for working in noise-restricted environments and the added benefit of zero exhaust emissions. By offering easy extension thanks to its toolless design, the HLA 86 can telescope an additional 27.6” bringing pros within reach of jobs that might otherwise be inaccessible. The -45° to +70° articulating head with 20” cutter bar delivers versatility with seven different positions, while the brushless motor and variable-speed trigger provide the power and control pros demand to get the job done right.
HSA56 - Rubberized Soft Touch Handle
Soft rubber texture is both easy to grip and makes the product comfortable to hold for extended periods.
Vertical Hanging Slot
The built-in hanging slot allows for easy storage when not in use.
Long Run Times
Get more done on a single charge.
The blade cover helps protect the cutting blade during storage and transport.
-45° to +70° articulating head
The -45° to +70° articulating head can be adjusted to 7 different positions.
Compact, ergonomic design
The compact, ergonomic design provides more comfortable use.
20” cutter bar
20” cutter bar with cutters ground on both sides
Laser-Cut Diamond-Ground Blades
Each blade is laser cut and ground using diamond discs. The hardened cutting edges are highly resilient and remain sharp for a longer period of time.
Weather resistant design
Design is weather resistant.
STIHL Electric Motor
Lightweight and compact, STIHL electric motors require minimal maintenance and feature low noise levels and reduced vibration.
Equipment with this feature is easily started. The cutting speed can be adjusted using the rear trigger control, allowing for a fine and precise cut. The two-handed design is suitable for both left and right-handed users.
The loop handle (R) is an adjustable rounded handle mounted on a shaft for support and control. The handle is designed to help control the machine in different positions, ideal for reaching tough spots. The handle is large enough to accommodate a gloved hand comfortably.
HS Throttle Trigger Lock
Ergonomic Loop Handle
The ergonomic loop handle is ideal for making cuts in any direction.
Parallel folding cutter bar
Space-saving parallel folding cutter bar
The housing has smooth surfaces and round contours that help to keep it from
getting caught on branches during use. The design also makes cleaning easy.
The tip protector makes cutting near the ground or along walls easier while protecting the trimmer’s cutters from damage.
Double-Sided Cutting Blades
STIHL hedge trimmers with double-sided cutting blades cut both directions.
Variable-speed trigger allows precise control for each task.
Reduced-Emission Engine Technology - Caring for Nature
The STIHL Inc. “Caring for Nature” seal identifies its powered products that are more environmentally conscious, producing zero or low exhaust emissions. STIHL Inc. defines “low exhaust emissions” as being cleaner than EPA and/or CARB exhaust emission standards.
Great for maneuverability and extended use.
Note: The battery working time specifications for each battery charge are estimates and may vary depending on how the tool is used and what is being cut.