Monday, November 01, 2010

New Husqvarna Hedge Trimmers: Light and Efficient

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – October 28, 2010 – Weight, balance and power are essential to effective performance with a hedge trimmer. With the introduction of the 122HD45 and 120HD60, these new Husqvarna hedge trimmers offer the perfect blend of each of these components.

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Both hedge trimmers feature a powerful 21.7cc 2-cycle engine that is strong enough to easily cut through the toughest branches. The dual-action, double-sided blades are made from hardened steel to stay sharper and last longer. 

The 122HD45 weighs in at 9.9 lbs. and has an 18” blade length. The 122HD60, with a 24” blade, weighs 10.6 lbs. and features a five-position rotating rear handle for the ultimate in maneuverability and ergonomic comfort. 

Equipped with Husqvarna’s Smart Start®, the starter is engineered so that the machine starts with minimal effort. Pulling force in the starter is reduced by up to 40% with this feature. 

“With the introduction of these new products, Husqvarna now offers one of the most complete hedge trimmer product lines for professionals and consumers alike,” said Pam Everett, Husqvarna hand held business development manager. “The 122HD45 and 122HD60 allow for perfectly manicured hedges and shrubs at attractive prices.” 

The 122HD45 has a recommended MSRP of $249.95 and the 122HD60 has a recommended MSRP of $319.95.

The MSRP pricing provided herein is for reference purposes only. Actual retail prices are established by the applicable dealer and may vary by location. MSRP pricing is subject to change without prior notice.

ABOUT HUSQVARNA:

The Husqvarna Group is the world's largest producer of outdoor power products including chainsaws, trimmers, lawn mowers and garden tractors. It is the European leader in consumer irrigation equipment under the Gardena brand. The Group is also one of the world leaders in cutting equipment and diamond tools for the construction and stone industries. Net sales in 2009 were SEK 34 billion and the average number of employees was 15,000. For more information, visit www.husqvarna.com, www.facebook.com/pages/Husqvarna-USA/ or twitter.com/husqvarnausa.

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