"Ordered afternoon of 21st Aug arrived before 9.30am on 22nd. Huge leylandi hedge cut by 1pm. Coped easily with woody branches (up to 34mm) with a saw action. Delighted with the size, weight. Ok I am 6'3" so reach not an issue but gives a good even finish as blade long enough to sweep a big area in one go. Plenty of power and switches easy to operate . Cord a generous length compared to ones I have owned in past. Makes the job easy to do compared to struggling with a trimmer not up to task. Comes with a blade cover for storage and would recommend without hesitation if you have any Laurel, Berberis or Leylandi to keep in check. Surprised how little vibration considering size."