The Stihl HLA 86 is the latest professional long reach cordless hedge trimmer from the STIHL AP system. Replacing the HLA 85, it is fitting for the effective maintenance of towering bushes, hedges and ground cover. Featuring a strong EC engine with an infinitely shifting speed, it delivers consistently huge performance.
Furthermore, the cutting bar can be altered by 115 degrees for top, bottom or side cuts without the need for tools. Stihl’s HLA86 double-sided cutter blade allows for a beautiful, neat cut. Additionally, the tool-free flexible conventional telescopic shaft surprises with its tremendous level of guide rigidity.
- Reach between 260 – 330 cm,
- Folds up to half the size for easy transport and storage,
- Reduces the need to use ladders,
- Lightweight at under 5 kilograms,
- Affordable battery options available,
- 2-year domestic warranty.
Cutting hedges from the ground has never been so easy.
Stihl’s new HLA 85 hedge trimmer has an inbuilt telescopic shaft with rotatable clamping sleeve. This is ideal for those tall hedges as you can cut from the safety of the ground, with a reach from 2.6m to 3.3m. The shaft length can be adjusted without tools too, so it’s ready to adjust whenever wherever.
Whether you are a left or right-handed, the operations are comfortable and simple to use. Start the electrical engine with one hand, and use the other to manoeuvre the double-sided cutter across branches above you.
An advantage of this double-sided cutting plate is the HLA 86 hedge trimmer’s ability to easily ground on both sides. This means thick and thin branches can be trimmed from almost any angles, whilst ensuring a clean cutting pattern.
Need to adjust the angle of the cutter bar quickly? No problem. The cordless long reach trimmer can be adjusted from -45° to 70°, and once finished – simply fold down to save space and transport.
A reliable, yet powerful electrical motor with multiple battery attachments.
Stihl has certainly made a name for themselves with their exclusive AP range of batteries and strong EC motor. The Stihl HLA 86 benefits from this energy-efficient engine, and long term it is maintenance-free.
What’s more, with its excellent efficiency, the battery energy is immediately turned into powerful performance. Throughout the operation, the electronically regulated EC motor forever controls the load and improves the motor respectively.
The battery in the shaft of the HLA86 enables balance during use and allows for fatigue-free work.
Safety is also at the forefront of this hedge trimmer. Included in the box is a blade guard, which allows protection for the cutter and safe, secure transportation. Additionally, the tip protector is there to prevent the hedge trimmer’s cutting blade from wear and tear while working in contact with the ground.
Features We Like
Telescopic shaft with rotatable clamping sleeve
With a practical square telescopic shaft, which can be extended from 2.6m to 3.3m, even high or wide hedges are no problem. The shaft length can be adjusted without tools using the rotatable clamping sleeve.
The battery in the shaft of the HLA enables balance during use and allows for fatigue-free work.
Intuitive control handle
The ergonomic operating handle has an intuitive start process and is easy to use for right and left hand users.
Double-sided cutting plate
The double-sided cutting plate is ground on both sides and ensures a clean cutting pattern.
The cutter bar can be adjusted from -45° to 70° and can be folded and locked parallel to the shaft for transport.
The STIHL brushless electric motor (EC) is very energy efficient and practically maintenance free. Thanks to its outstanding efficiency, the battery power is directly translated into impressive performance. During operation, the electronically controlled EC motor permanently monitors the load and adjusts the engine accordingly.
For protection of the blade and to allow safe, easy transport this cordless long reach hedge trimmer is equipped with a blade guard.
Protects the tip of the hedge trimmer’s cutting blade from wear and tear while working in contact with the ground.
|Battery life with AP 300 S min 1)||bis 223|
|Total length cm||0|
|Blade length cm||50|
|Recommended battery||AP 200|
|Weight kg 2)||4.8|
|Sound power level dB(A) 3)||91|
|Vibration value, right m/s2 4)||1.6|
|Vibration value, left m/s2 4)||2.3|
|Stroke rate rpm||3.000|
|Tooth spacing mm||33|
|cutting capacity mm||26|
|Battery life time AP 100 min 5)||up to 72|
|Battery life time AP 200 min 5)||up to 144|
|Battery life time AP 300 min 5)||up to 180|
1) Laufzeiten sind Anhaltswerte und können je nach Anwendung variieren.
2) With blade, with handle, without protection, without battery
3) K-factor according to DIR 2006/42/EC = 2.5 dB (A)
4) K-factor according to DIR 2006/42/EC = 2m / s ²
5) Battery life times are approximate and may vary depending on application