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Billybop replied to Dougie's discussion Stihl hsa 86
"can't wait to see the new gear, might treat myself, i mean, invest in equipment for the business lol"
1 minute ago
Dougie replied to Dougie's discussion Stihl hsa 86
"There is definitely a lot of plus side of haveing battery tools now seem to be much better in all counts and obviously save money down the line with no need for fuel and serviceing "
4 minutes ago
Billybop replied to Dougie's discussion Stihl hsa 86
"that smell of 2 stroke exhaust especially when mixed with the stench of freshly cut leylandii makes me physically retch these days. it's like being an ex smoker when the smell of somebody's fag catches you lol"
6 minutes ago
Kris Baker replied to Dougie's discussion Stihl hsa 86
"I suggest making a list of all the kit you would want - both the Kombi Version and what alterative "dedicated" models you would choose.
Compare the weight of kombi + each device vs. a dedicated device and also the total price of both sets.
From…"
7 minutes ago
Dougie replied to Dougie's discussion Stihl hsa 86
"I was looking at the new kombi that comeing out in spring uses the ap300 s battery it all depends on what my local dealer has at the time of purchase "
13 minutes ago
Kris Baker replied to Dougie's discussion Stihl hsa 86
"My decision was based on what Brand of batteries I wanted - so I didn't have to buy batteries from multiple (incompatible) brands. Something like Makita would, presumably?, allow running electric drills etc on the same batteries, which could be a…"
14 minutes ago
Billybop replied to Dougie's discussion Stihl hsa 86
"yes not a kombi guy myself either, i prefer the dedicated tools"
22 minutes ago
Kris Baker replied to Dougie's discussion Stihl hsa 86
"You sure you want the Kombi?
I wanted a number of things that Kombi would have enabled - Hedge cutter, strimmer, blower ... for all of them buying dedicated machines was, in total, cheaper (didn't have to include the cost of Kombi itself of course),…"
26 minutes ago
Dougie replied to Dougie's discussion Stihl hsa 86
"Hopefull the two ap 200 will be enough for now and when i order the new strimmer and kombi tool order more batteries then hopefully that should ne enough for what i need "
51 minutes ago
Billybop replied to Dougie's discussion Stihl hsa 86
"would they last all day? probably not with most of the machines. but you can always buy more packs as you go along and they should have a lifespan of many years. Best thing is run the cordless alongside your petrol for a start and see which you end…"
57 minutes ago
Simon Perry replied to Sean Clarke's discussion Decent leaf grabs
"The best leaf imo are Draper long handled grabs. I've had mine for years and they are excellent with a really good volume of leaves picked up with each scoop.
ive had many of my customers remark on 'what a useful gadget' .
i think its one f the…"
1 hour ago
Dougie replied to Dougie's discussion Stihl hsa 86
"Thats the same deal am looking at the now And i was worried incase i cut the cabke aswell that why i was happy to go with just the battery's but was worried of lack of power and woukd my batterys last all day with other stihl product i buy in the…"
1 hour ago
Glen Stillman replied to Dougie's discussion Stihl hsa 86
"Just to chip in with another vote for cordless. I've only got hedge trimmers at the moment but like everyone else I wouldn't willingly go back to petrol. I've got a single sided machine that only comes out now if I've got some 'chomping' to do. I…"
1 hour ago
Kris Baker replied to Dougie's discussion Stihl hsa 86
"Last Spring I bought HSA 86 with 2 x AP200 batteries (promotion at the time to buy 2 batteries) and a Quick Charger. That lot came to £488.00 (inc VAT)
I also bought the belt-holster for battery, that is just the pouch to put the battery in and a…"
1 hour ago
Dougie replied to Dougie's discussion Stihl hsa 86
"Yeah  i have see the pack back start at £600 pretty expensive for some batteries thats why j was going for the 86 and not 92"
1 hour ago
Harry@VWGS replied to Sean Payne's discussion Br800 Blower
"Hi Tony,
thank you for reply mate, I'll give one a go for this coming season, one question, do they come as standard with the straight nozel or is the end nozel the same as the 600 and curved, I always end up cutting the end off or ordering a…"
1 hour ago
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Stihl hsa 86

Hi i am looking at moving over to the stihl battery tools and i am looking for pro and cons of the stihl battery tools is it worth moving over from petrol and how do people rate the stihl hse 86 hedge cutter?

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