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Honda cordless deals

 

As far as I know, Honda are pulling the plug on their cordless ‘range’ ( only hedge cutter, strimmer and blower ), consequently there are some good deals to be had - namely a free 4.0ah battery and charger with each tool. So you can pick up a blower or hedge cutter + battery + charger for about £165. “I prefer the big battery brands” I hear you cry, but, wait for it... Honda cordless kit is just rebranded EGO stuff, exactly the same! The only slight difference is a tiny bit of moulding on the top of Honda batteries so you cannot fit them in EGO gear, but this is very easy to fix with a multi-tool or chisel in about 2 mins!

Hopefully this may be of some use to some of you. I decided this was the year to try cordless gear, so I picked up a blower, hedge cutter, 2 x 4.0ah batteries and 2 x chargers for £300, bargain! And now I have the batteries to start adding more EGO gear in the future.

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    Well I thought for that price its worth a bash just got the whole range for £420.00, with the 4ah batteries had to buy on line as my local dealers only had the blowers in. They told me that the range is getting a rebrand and update in April that is why this offer is on to clear the old stock.

    • Would be interesting to see what the new stuff is i.e. more updated EGO equipment with Honda branding? Karcher also share the EGO platform, but strangely use a 50v battery instead of 56v.

    • Where did you buy at Dave??

      • PRO

        Just lawnmowers.co.uk for the blower and hedge cutter and had a 10%  off code, and the strimmer brand new from ebay for £115.00.

  • PRO

    My blower and hedge cutter arrived totay, not bad bits of kit, the batteries are heavier than I imagined but the blower has a lot of power in it and even more when you use the boost button so it just remains to see how long the batteries last in the field.

    • PRO

      Hi Dave, have you had chance to use the blower yet, how long does the battery last and does it include a different nozzle (flat) attachment.

      I also bought the hedge cutter kit, haven't had a chance to use it yet though.

       

      • Hi Chris, personally I was a bit disappointed with the blower, it’s ok moving dry materials off hard surfaces , but a bit gutless with wet leaves etc. The turbo button works well, but battery life is reduced to about 10mins. It comes with a large round nozzle as standard, I’m going to invest in a flat nozzle to try and get the speed up a bit !

        I am impressed with the hedge cutter though, great for topiary, customers love it too as it’s so much quieter than the  petrol gear.

        • PRO

          Hi Sean, thanks for the update, i was hoping the battery would last longer But with all this wet weather we're having at the moment doesn't look like it would be up to the job.

          I thought the blower would be something like the Ego LB300E Which looks to have decent run times, you can buy a flat nozzle for the Ego it's £5.99 dont know if it would fit the Honda though.

          Here's a link to the Ego

          Ego LB3000E

           

          I'm going to buy an Ego multitoool with the hedge cutter attatchment soon and i could have done with another battery.

          LB5300E Blower - Ego Power+
          Powered by a high-efficiency brushless motor, the EGO Power+ blower features jet turbine technology and large diameter tube to give maximum airflow.…
      • PRO

        it only came witha normal round nozzle, as siad on full pelt you get  just over 10 mins from it but at normal power about 30 mins, enough for general grass tidy on paths etc but on stubbon stuff it takes some moving but im not disapointed with it. I now need to order another strimmer tho as my brother left it at the side of my van and didnt tell me.

        Reversed out and ran right over it, its now a 2 piece

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