Black and Decker is undoubtedly one of the most popular brands in power tools. And when it comes to hedge trimmers, it competes with other respectable brands such as Greenworks to give you low-priced, yet quality electric and cordless trimmers.
There are several B&D hedge trimmers available for purchase online. Here, we give you the top 5 consumer picks based on feedback and ratings. This also serves as a Black and Decker hedge trimmer review.
Best Black and Decker Hedge Trimmers – Top 5 Consumer Picks
Black and Decker hedge trimmers come with a distinct red color. They are lightweight, having a weight that ranges from 4 to more than 6 pounds. [Related: Most Lightweight Hedge Trimmers] The usual features include the following: dual-action blades, lithium-ion battery, rear rotating and less vibration handle, and a powerful motor to cut thick branches.
Below is a list of the top five consumer picks for Black and Decker hedge trimmers.
Black & Decker HH2455
This electric (or corded) hedge trimmer boasts a rear rotating handle to give you good cuts even when trimming vertically. It has a 24-inch blade that can cut up to 3/4-inch thick bushes.
Here are what consumers say about the HH2455. Though the blade is far from a commercial blade, consumers are happy with its performance. Some though pointed out that the motor is “a bit underpowered” for its 24-inch blade.
Black & Decker LHT2436
The Black and Decker LHT2436 uses a 40-volt lithium ion rechargeable battery, has a 24-inch, dual-action blade, and it can cover up to 6,000 square feet of hedges.
According to one buyer, this trimmer is well-balanced and compared to other models, it has less vibration which is good for reducing fatigue.
Black & Decker NHT2218
The Black & Decker NHT2218 comes with a powerful 18v nicad rechargeable battery, has a full wrap-around front handle that gives you a comfortable grip, and weighs 6.7 pounds.
Consumer feedback include the following: is surprisingly powerful, easily slices branches, battery holds a charge for a reasonable time, reasonably lightweight, and good value for the money.
Black & Decker HT22
The Black & Decker HT22 boasts a powerful 40-amp motor, 22-inch dual-action blades, a lock-off switch, 40-percent less vibration, and a weight of 5.5 pounds.
Consumer feedback include the following: cuts on both sides of the blade, able to cut 3/4″ thick branches without binding, and lightweight.
Black & Decker TR116
If you want a hedge trimmer that costs less than $30, the TR116 is your best bet. It boasts a 3.0-amp motor, 16-inch dual-action blade, lock-off switch, and weighs only 4.2 pounds.