Light, yet durable, the STIHL® HSE 52 electric hedge trimmer is ideal for considerate homeowners who live in noise-sensitive areas. Nimble and well balanced, the trimmer features a 20-inch double-edged blade that cuts in both directions. This trimmer delivers easy, precise cutting. Its safety system features a two-handed control system, requiring hands be on the front handle and trigger lock for blade to operate. The cable-strain relief lever helps prevent the extension cord from becoming unplugged during use. The D-shaped handle allows easy cutting at different positions.