HS 82 R - $499.95 DSRP



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This gasoline-powered hedge trimmer boasts less weight and greater fuel efficiency, as well as increased blade speed when compared to the previous model – great for professional performance and precise cutting.

The STIHL HS 82 R hedge trimmer is a lean and mean trimming solution for landscaping professionals. The “R” indicates a cutting blade designed for thinning, rejuvenation and pruning of woody shrubs and hedges. Available in both 24” and 30” blade length options, this hedge trimmer offers two ways to tackle trimming tasks. The HS 82 R also uses 20% less fuel than previous models, reducing fuel costs...Read More
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HS 82 R Specifications
DISPLACEMENT 22.7 cc (1.4 cu. in.)
ENGINE POWER 0.7 kW (0.94 bhp)
WEIGHT With 24" blade: 5.4 kg (11.9 lbs.)
With 30" blade: 5.7 kg (12.6 lbs.)
FUEL CAPACITY 460 cc (15.6 oz.)
BLADE LENGTH 24" or 30"
STROKES PER MINUTE 3100
POWER SOURCE Gas
Model Features
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    Anti-Vibration System
    STIHL has a system for minimizing the vibration levels of handheld outdoor power equipment. The STIHL anti-vibration system helps reduce operator fatigue and provides a more comfortable working experience.
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    Double-Sided Blades
    The dual-ground blade system provides a clean cut and is ideal for cutting through stronger, thicker branches.
Standard Features
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    Common Features for Hedge Trimmers
    View the features common to many STIHL hedge trimmers.

Important Information
Note: STIHL recommends use of fuel with no more than 10% Ethanol content. Using fuel with greater than 10% Ethanol content may cause damage to your equipment and may void your STIHL warranty. Learn More…
WARNING! Improper use of any power tool may cause serious or fatal injury. Read, understand and follow carefully the operating and safety instructions in your instruction manual before using such products.

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HS 82 R is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 9.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This hedge trimmer is nicely balanced and easy starting. I used this hedge trimmer for probably 6 hrs. Straight and did not feel cumbersome or unmanageable. It was nicely balanced and easy to start everytime, hot or cold. The twistable handle made the machine very comfortable in any position. It is probably the best trimmer I have used to date and would buy again if the need arouse.
Date published: 2017-04-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best hedge trimmer ever I got mine this year because my HS 80 was getting dull it was a good trimmer and still is but i just fell in love with the HS 82r it has a lot more power and makes trimming bushes with easy, i would recommend this trimmer to any one.
Date published: 2017-02-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome hedge trimmer! I bought this a couple weeks ago to cut back the overgrowing blackberries on my long driveway. This thing is awesome! It made quick work of a big job and did it without a single issue.
Date published: 2016-11-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Trail Clearing Used this trimmer at deer cabin for clearing trails and roads. Really works well on the smaller limbs, takes a little work on the bigger limbs form 3/4" and up, but I knew that before I bought it. Cleared about 100 yards of trails in about 30 minutes, I'm sure the trimmer could do more, I just couldn't keep up.
Date published: 2016-10-07
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great for homeowner Great for homeowner and would recommend for light yard work
Date published: 2016-09-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My best Money Maker If I need to make some quick Money I drive down the road looking for the biggest mess of bushes or low branched trees or volunteer trees on fence lines. I pull this out got to there door and strike a deal. I can make $150 in an hour just cutting their mess. Takes no time at all. Cuts through Parasitic Vines on trees that grow all over them in as fast as you can brandish this unit. trims and cuts Crape myrtles New growths Fast and to the ground. I even misuse this and cut through ground brush and Mondo Grass/ Monky Grass and do clear cutting. It has even gone through copper Sprinkler lines so be careful there. Cuts through larger branches in the way to if held on them for a few seconds. Had some 18 foot monster hedges and this went through them in record time. 4 hours before with other trimmers 30 minutes with this.I love knocking Down Over Grown Rose Bushes with it. Cut them up then slice and dice them into small pieces to shove into a bag. I am a handy man and I put this tool to its MAXX Abilities at multiple sites a week. Its NEVER leaving my tool truck. I can make my Rent in a week using this. Just a wagon This tool and a box of trash bags and a rake. Can make $900 a week walking down the street.
Date published: 2016-08-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wish I had purchased this years ago ! After so many years of struggling with a "residential" grade hedge trimmer, the HS 82R has made this chore so much easier and looks better. The rotating handle was a huge help in getting in a few tight spots too. Though this may be more expensive than what could be purchased at a Big Box store for a typical homeowner, I directly see the benefit of spending the extra money and having a MUCH better tool. Wow,...looks great, works great and got through the job much faster. There are so many Pro's to this unit. The only Con was that it was heavier than the residential grade hedge trimmer that I had used for years but this is not a deal breaker. My suggestions,...Buy it. You won't be sorry.
Date published: 2016-08-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from You get what you pay for!! I used these for the first time on a large property that was extremely overgrown. Trimmed up touchy boxwoods cleanly. Cut right through large woody branches on burning bushes with ease, grasses, evergreens, everything. It ran much, much longer on a single tank of fuel than the 46 I've used professionally the last 6 years. I love this unit and can't wait to use it again.
Date published: 2016-04-21
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