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 125+ solutions on the M18™ system.