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STIHL HS 45 600mm Petrol Hedge Trimmer

Product code:
4228 011 2948
  • Weight (kg): 5.0
  • Engine power (kW/hp): 0.75/ 1.0
  • Bar/ total length (cm): 60/ 110


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FREE Home Delivery on all online orders

Store Pick Up - FREE. Includes assembly of tools prior to collection. The store will contact you when your order is ready.

Returns & Exchanges

We will happily accept returns or exchanges up to 14 days after the date of purchase,  provided the products are in their original condition and packaging. Click here to view our full Returns Policy


All STIHL products purchased online will be issued a STIHL warranty.

1. Tools used for home/farming applications receive a 2 year warranty. Double the warranty of your STIHL 2 MIX, STIHL 4 MIX® and STIHL 2 Stroke petrol tools purchased online to 4 years by adding HP Ultra Oil (minimum 1L) to your purchase.

2. Tools used in a professional application receive a 6 month warranty

3. STIHL Polymer Bodied/decked Lawnmowers receive a 10 year warranty on the polymer body (not associated parts) the handle and the catcher.

Click here to find out more about the STIHL Warranty


The STIHL HS 45 is a durable petrol Hedge Trimmer powered by a well proven dependable STIHL engine. The double-sided reciprocating blades create clean, even cuts with precision.

Known for its versatility, the STIHL HS 45 is our best-selling petrol Hedge Trimmer and is a great option for home owners looking for a high quality garden tool to regularly maintain garden hedges. 

The HS 45 comes with a domestic 2-year warranty and you'll have access to ongoing service and support from your local STIHL SHOP. 

The HS 45 is also available with a 450 mm blade - STIHL HS 45 450 mm Blade Petrol Hedge Trimmer


Your Hedge Trimmer will require engine oil. We recommend STIHL HP TWO STROKE ULTRA ENGINE OIL for your machine.


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  • Anti-vibration system
    Anti-vibration system
    Vibrations from power tools can lead to negative effects on blood vessels. STIHL has developed a system for minimizing the levels. This also helps reduce operator fatigue and provides a more comfortable working experience.
  • Double-Sided Blade
    Double-Sided Blade
    STIHL double sided Hedge Trimmers blades provide a cleaner more efficient cut. This blade design is excellent for cutting stronger, thicker branches.
  • Manual fuel pump (Purge)
    Manual fuel pump (Purge)
    A small fuel pump delivers fuel to the carburettor at the touch of a button. This reduces the number of starting strokes required from a cold start.
  • Integrated Cut Protection
    Integrated Cut Protection
    Cut protection overlaps the working blades, this reduces the risk of the blades coming into contact with your body.

Q: What Type of Property is Suitable for?

A: The HS 45 is a great all-round petrol Hedge Trimmer ideal for maintaining hedges and topiary in the garden or on lifestyle blocks and farms.

Q: How do I maintain my Hedge Trimmer?

A: Keeping your machine clean and using only fresh fuel will help improve performance and longevity. Use a soft brush to remove debris from the blades.

Q: Will the blades need sharpening?

A: Keeping the blades sharp will give a neat cut on whatever you are trimming. If you notice that the blades are getting jammed easily or the machine is struggling, the blades may need sharpening. Our STIHL SHOP retailers can do this for you.

Q: What should I wear when using this tool?

A: We recommend that you wear snug-fitting clothes, ear and eye protection, gloves and sturdy boots or shoes, and tie back long hair.

Q: Does this Hedge Trimmer come with a warranty ?

A: Yes - The HS 45 comes with a STIHL 2-year domestic warranty. This can be doubled when purchased with STIHL HP ULTRA TWO STROKE ENGINE OIL and serviced annually at your local STIHL SHOP.


Mixing fuel

This petrol Hedge Trimmer uses a 1:50 mixture of engine oil and petrol. We recommend STIHL HP ULTRA TWO STROKE ENGINE OIL as it is designed specifically for STIHL engines.

Improving the longevity of your Hedge Trimmer

STIHL tools are designed to last, you can increase the life of your HS 45 Hedge Trimmer further by keeping it clean after use, using only fresh STIHL fuel, and receiving a regular service at your local STIHL SHOP.

Your first free service

To ensure your tool is working efficiently we offer a first free service for all our petrol tools. This must be completed by your local STIHL SHOP after 5 hours of use or a month after purchase (which ever is first)

Ongoing service and technical support

Your local STIHL SHOP can provide technical support and assistance for the life of your machine. In addition STIHL continues to make spare parts for 10 years after they have retired a product from production - so buying a STIHL is always a great long term investment.

Storing your Hedge Trimmer

Keep your Hedge Trimmer on a flat surface with its scabbard on to protect the blades (and yourself). Avoid leaving it sitting with fuel in its tank for extended periods of time.

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