Hs8365S Hedge Trimmers double-sided, hardened steel blades reciprocate in opposite directions while reducing vibration. To operate, user must simultaneously depress dual safety switches. Hand guard protects user from scratches and full insulation prevents electric shocks. S-automatic safety clutch protects motor and gearing from kick back when user encounters obstacles, such as wire fence or concrete walls. Twig guide lifts and directs twigs and branches into cutting blades. Offers 53 in./lbs. of torque, operates at 3,200 strokes per min. Measures 32 ins. long and weighs 8.5 lbs.