The M18 FUEL Hedge Trimmer has the power to cut 3/4 in. branches, cuts up to 30% faster and provides up to 2-hours of run time per charge. Designed to meet landscape maintenance professional needs, the handle placement and weight distribution provide the best combination of balance and control. The trimmer features a slider-crank mechanism and all-metal gear case providing unmatched durability and longer life. The 24 in. blade trims more material in a single pass, increasing reach and productivity. The blade tip guard prevents damage to the property and the blades. The M18 FUEL Hedge Trimmer is fully compatible with 200+ solutions on the M18 system.