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Earthwise CVPH41018 18 Inch 2 8 Amp Corded Electric 2 in 1 Pole Handheld Hedge Trimmer

Last Updated: 2 Jan 2019 (Refresh Now)
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Hair
 71
trimming, pole, hedge trimmer, hedges, hedge
+93%
-7%
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" ...  I love this trimmer.  ...  "
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" ...  Great trimmer and I don’t have to fiddle with gas and oil additive.  ...  "
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" ...  It is heavy duty and will cut thick stuff.  ...  "
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" ...  Clippers work really well for branches of expected size.  ...  "
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" ...  This worked great for trimming our tall bushes!  ...  "
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" ...  I love this hedge cutter.  ...  "
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" ...  But it is near the lightest of hedge trimmers available on a pole, so, I knew what I was getting into.  ...  "
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" ...  Wish there was a version of this that had the motor in the grip portion vs the cutting portion.  ...  "
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Build Quality
 25
heavy, extension, hedge, extended, weight
+76%
-24%
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" ...  Seems well built.  ...  "
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" ...  Have not used the pole attachment yet, so I cannot comment on that.  ...  "
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" ...  It is heavy duty and will cut thick stuff. ... It will get heavy if you are using the pole I am in good shape and I'm not not wimpy.  ...  "
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" ...  The connections are extremely well designed at both ends of the pole so I feel they'll hold up without issue.  ...  "
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" ...  Extension arm reaches where I need it to.  ...  "
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" ...  The included neck strap attached to the pole can help to counterbalance the weight and make it easier to handle when the pole is extended.  ...  "
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" ...  Very sturdy and easy to use as a normal hedger or using the pole.  ...  "
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" ...  This is a very flexible tool that allows me to reach high and trim the top of an 8-foot high shrub without having to use an unsafe ladder.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 19
easy to assemble, difficult, pole, extension, setup
+89%
-11%
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" ...  Not super lightweight with pole but super easy to switch from pole to normal and back.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to put together and operate.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to assemble.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  It is a nice setup.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to switch from pole to hand held  ...  "
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" ...  It makes the job much easier and funnier.  ...  "
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" ...  This made it all so easy.  ...  "
Comfort
 18
arms, pole, shoulders, extended, strap
+72%
-28%
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" ...  Worth the sore arms for the job it does.  ...  "
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" ...  Though holding upright for extended time can wear you down.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to switch from pole to hand held  ...  "
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" ...  Working with two hands is way easier than with one and almost twice as fast.  ...  "
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" ...  Fully extended takes some upper arm strength although the strap helps a bit there.  ...  "
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" ...  I like the adjustable angle as well.  ...  "
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" ...  The adjustable head angle is a great feature too.  ...  "
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" ...  Yes, it is heavy but I took a luggage strap,attached it to what I felt was a good pivot point and looped it like a sling around my neck and shoulder and now I am strong enough to use it without getting a hernia.  ...  "
Size
 17
little heavy, fully extended, weight, hedges, tall
+59%
-41%
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" ...  Works great for tall hedges.  ...  "
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" ...  Used it to replace a much heavier similar design by Homelite  ...  "
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" ...  It is very powerful for it's size and weight.  ...  "
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" ...  Yes it's a little heavy when you have it extended the entire length, but lighter wouldn't do the job as well I'm sure.  ...  "
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" ...  and gets heavier the longer I use it.  ...  "
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" ...  Good power for larger limbs (1/2 to 3/4 inch diameter).  ...  "
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" ...  It works well, has plenty of power and is very versatile.  ...  "
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" ...  A little heavy when extended, but does the job very well  ...  "
Price
 16
money, worth, well worth, value, spent
+94%
-6%
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" ...  But it was definetly a good value.  ...  "
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" ...  Great tool for the money.  ...  "
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" ...  For the price, I think it is a very good deal.  ...  "
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" ...  The money I spent on these two items was less than hiring a pro.  ...  "
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" ...  I would recommend it at a fair price.  ...  "
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" ...  After looking for a while for something like this - it came up as Amazon rated and the price was right.  ...  "
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" ...  Great value also.  ...  "
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" ...  Worth it for the price !  ...  "
Weight
 10
heavy, little heavy, fully extended, job, extended
+40%
-60%
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" ...  The weight imbalance was just too much to even bother.  ...  "
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" ...  My only complaint is the weight of the system. ... Again my only complaint is the weight.  ...  "
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" ...  It's just too heavy.  ...  "
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" ...  However, this thing is way too heavy!  ...  "
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" ...  Just wish it was a little lighter in weight as I have a balance problem.  ...  "
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" ...  Only drawback is the weight.  ...  "
Overall performance
 9
done, performance, looks, little heavy, heavy when extended
+100%
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" ...  but gets the job done.  ...  "
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" ...  Looks like it is a bit bulkier than it needs to be, but for that price you're just looking to get the job done.  ...  "
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" ...  It makes the job much easier and funnier.  ...  "
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" ...  Did the job well.  ...  "
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" ...  four stars for quality and performance.  ...  "
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" ...  A little heavy when extended, but does the job very well  ...  "
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" ...  does great job .  ...  "
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" ...  It does the job, and then some!  ...  "
Product Reliability
 8
worked, years ago, year, used, hedges
+88%
-13%
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" ...  (I could have 15 years ago LOL).  ...  "
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" ...  I'm hoping this tool lasts a long time.  ...  "
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" ...  Worked Perfectly for me.  ...  "
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" ...  It has worked flawlessly for many years now.  ...  "
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" ...  Worked quite well!  ...  "
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" ...  I have been using the chain saw occasionally for the past year and it has held up really well.  ...  "
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" ...  No problems with it after about 6 mos of use.  ...  "
Fit
 8
extended, weight, trim, little heavy, hedges
+63%
-38%
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" ...  Easy to switch from pole to hand held  ...  "
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" ...  Works great, have not had any jams.  ...  "
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" ...  The pieces seat well together, and the motor has plenty of power for hedges (or maybe a small maple tree .  ...  "
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" ...  Yes, it is heavy but I took a luggage strap,attached it to what I felt was a good pivot point and looped it like a sling around my neck and shoulder and now I am strong enough to use it without getting a hernia.  ...  "
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" ...  Wish there was a version of this that had the motor in the grip portion vs the cutting portion.  ...  "
Setup
 4
setup, easy
+100%
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" ...  It is a nice setup.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to assemble.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to assemble.  ...  "
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" ...  The directions were great, assembly easy, trims the shrubs fantastically.  ...  "
Capacity
 4
shrubs, property, hedge, bushes, 10 feet tall
+100%
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" ...  I use it to trim the tops of small trees (8-10 feet tall) and it works beautifully.  ...  "
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" ...  We did bushes also finally our yard is groomed  ...  "
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" ...  My property is ringed with 5'-8' shrub walls, and this handled it pretty well - even the woody stalks up to 1" thick (with a tiny bit of patience).  ...  "
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" ...  Combine this with the chain saw version and you can do most of your own yard.  ...  "
Marketplace
 4
used, took, today, received, described
+100%
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" ...  I bought it through the Amazon Warehouse saving me even more!  ...  "
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" ...  So I took out my trusty HS50 and took some pics.  ...  "
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" ...  works as described  ...  "
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" ...  Received this yesterday and used it today.  ...  "
Storage
 4
trim, milk, hedges, gallon, bushes
+50%
-50%
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" ...  Hold a gallon of milk (7.5 lbs) out at arms length for a while and you’ll get the idea quickly.  ...  "
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" ...  I don't think I could trim those hedges - they are really tall.  ...  "
Design
 4
design, heavier, get the job, done, bit
+100%
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" ...  Used it to replace a much heavier similar design by Homelite  ...  "
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" ...  Looks like it is a bit bulkier than it needs to be, but for that price you're just looking to get the job done.  ...  "
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" ...  Very cleaver design.  ...  "
Band
 3
weight, included, extended, time, pole
+100%
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" ...  The included neck strap attached to the pole can help to counterbalance the weight and make it easier to handle when the pole is extended.  ...  "
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" ...  We used the extension,the strap included helped with any weight problem  ...  "
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" ...  Though holding upright for extended time can wear you down.  ...  "
Features
 3
features, telescoping, switch, lock, feature
+100%
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" ...  It's durable and very handy with the telescoping features.  ...  "
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" ...  I liked the angle cut features.  ...  "
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" ...  Also (this is no fault of the manufacturer) they have a safety feature that once you let go of the handle it shuts off.  ...  "

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