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BLACK DECKER LPHT120 18 inch 20 Volt Lithium Ion Cordless Pole Hedge Trimmer

Last Updated: 2 Jan 2019 (Refresh Now)
7.4
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Total Reviews
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Review Summary - 176 recent, verified reviews

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Hair
 54
trimming, pole, hedge trimmer, hedge, clipper
+70%
-30%
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" ...  Awesome hedge trimmer!  ...  "
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" ...  Fantastic pole trimmer. ... I could cut down ten foot hedges and tree limbs without a ladder.  ...  "
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" ...  Great tool, really helps trimming tall shrubs.  ...  "
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" ...  This trimmer is just what I needed. ... achieve the cutting angle needed to give a round appearance, especially on the trees.  ...  "
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" ...  I use it to trim a 6 ft tall hedge that is 75 feet long. ... I considered a gas powered trimmer but this electric one is lighter and easy to use,  ...  "
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" ...  It's battery powered so it's not as powerful as my corded trimmer, but for lighter weight jobs it works well.  ...  "
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" ...  This pole trimmer does not extend but it does reach pretty high up. ... It is a bit heavy but is sturdy and cuts well.  ...  "
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" ...  I was very surprised at how well this trims even thicker stems & branches.  ...  "
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Battery Life
 38
charge, battery, 20v, lithium, battery life
+79%
-21%
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" ...  You will get MORE done, QUICKER with this model, I'd NEVER dream of needing to switch out batteries in the same day.  ...  "
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" ...  I am able to get through 6 or 8 small bushes and two 6ft bushes without the battery getting depleted.  ...  "
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" ...  Well balanced and uses the same 20v battery as all my other B&D products.  ...  "
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" ...  Just because you have the convenience of a battery doesn't mean it's cost effective, or easier to use, because they cost more ... make the units heavier and they need constant recharging. ... I have another Black and Decker battery operated, regular set of clippers that I love.  ...  "
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" ...  The battery power saves time, it is quicker  ...  "
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" ...  The charge lasts quite a while and gets the job done.  ...  "
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" ...  Just got an hour ago had battery's charged from my other 20 v Black and Decker tools.  ...  "
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" ...  Battery charge has been enough for every job thus far. ... The 20 volt lithium-ion batteries hold a charge for months and provide plenty of power to the trimmer's motor.  ...  "
Size
 15
little heavy, tool, weight, handy, tall
+60%
-40%
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" ...  It is a very useful tool, handy  ...  "
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" ...  get a corted one its much more powerful  ...  "
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" ...  Lots of adjustability and length to get to most of what you want to.  ...  "
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" ...  Heavy , but works pretty well.  ...  "
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" ...  Very handy tool.  ...  "
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" ...  I hedged over 11 bushes in various sizes in height and shape.  ...  "
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" ...  Handy for taller shurbs  ...  "
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" ...  Not too heavy.  ...  "
Charging
 14
battery, trimmer, lasts, battery and charger, long time
+71%
-29%
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" ...  I can trim the whole hedge on one charge.  ...  "
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" ...  Battery charge has been enough for every job thus far. ... The 20 volt lithium-ion batteries hold a charge for months and provide plenty of power to the trimmer's motor.  ...  "
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" ...  The charge lasts quite a while and gets the job done.  ...  "
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" ...  make the units heavier and they need constant recharging.  ...  "
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" ...  The quick charging and versatility of the battery system has also been great in a powered backpack sprayer.  ...  "
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" ...  Charge lasts a long time.  ...  "
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" ...  Powerful clipper and I've never had it run out of charge during the job.  ...  "
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" ...  easily adjustable and charge held up for about an hour.  ...  "
Build Quality
 9
handle, branches, top heavy, muscles, bush
+56%
-44%
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" ...  It's much easier to use the smaller one for smaller bushes and reserve this pole-mounted one for tall bushes.  ...  "
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" ...  I've found these tools to be very durable and reliable.  ...  "
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" ...  This thing mowed down some thick holly bush branches like a boss.  ...  "
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" ...  I was very surprised at how well this trims even thicker stems & branches.  ...  "
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" ...  I have been using the pole chain saw from Black + Decker for several years and very pleased with its performance.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 8
easy, reach, makes, easy to handle, difficult
+88%
-13%
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" ...  The assembly was easy.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use (not ungainly) .  ...  "
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" ...  The shorter version is balanced and easy to handle.  ...  "
Weight
 8
heavy, little heavy, light, trimmer, manageable
+50%
-50%
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" ...  Very very heavy!!!!!  ...  "
Comfort
 8
muscles, handle, trimming, trigger, heavy
+50%
-50%
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" ...  Cut well but handle is not ergonomic and hard to hold.  ...  "
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" ...  Difficult to sustain trimming for long periods of time.  ...  "
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" ...  Also it is very difficult to change the angle of the cutting head. ... I would rather use my hand held B&D, even on a ladder.  ...  "
Overall performance
 7
done, well, heavy, gets the job, get
+100%
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" ...  It is very well built & no doubt it will do the job.  ...  "
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" ...  It is pretty heavy but does a great job!  ...  "
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" ...  Due to my age it’s more difficult for me to use but I indeed did get the job done and I might add with no help from my friends.  ...  "
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" ...  Great item does the job  ...  "
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" ...  Does a great job.  ...  "
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" ...  Does a great job and reaches most of those spots normally done on a ladder.  ...  "
Returns
 6
sent, returned, replacement, got, get
+17%
-83%
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" ...  I returned it.  ...  "
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" ...  I immediately packed it and sent it back.  ...  "
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" ...  Unfortunately, I didn't get a chance to use it until I was past the return time, so I'm stuck with a worthless POS!  ...  "
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" ...  I am a 5'4" female who is not a weakling, but I had to return it.  ...  "
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" ...  I may return the entire package.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 4
working, lasted, worked fine, weeks, dead
+25%
-75%
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" ...  Only used it 5 times over last year and it stop working completely.  ...  "
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" ...  It is now dead.  ...  "
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" ...  It broke after light use of less than a year.  ...  "
Price
 4
well, value, worth, save, price
+100%
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" ...  I cut my own hedge and saved money and was thrilled with the result.  ...  "
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" ...  Well made and excellent value.  ...  "
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" ...  value for money  ...  "
Capacity
 3
reach, house, acre
+100%
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" ...  Perfect for around the house!  ...  "
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" ...  finding it easy to get through my acre yard.  ...  "
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" ...  this works good in those hard to reach area  ...  "
Product As Described
 3
works
+100%
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" ...  Works as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Works perfectly and as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Performs as advertised  ...  "
Marketplace
 3
works, amazon
+100%
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" ...  Works as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Works perfectly and as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Performs as advertised  ...  "
Cleaning
 3
use, brush
+100%
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" ...  I use it to clean up the banks of our pond.  ...  "
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" ...  Reliable for cleaning out small brush from around trees also.  ...  "

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