May 15, 2021

Craftsman V20 Pole Hedge Trimmer | First Look

Craftsman V20 Pole Hedge Trimmer

Craftsman Deepens V20 Line with Pole Hedge Trimmer

Craftsman has added again to their ever-deepening line of 20V Max tools. The Craftsman V20 Pole Hedge Trimmer helps you trim up and shape those hard-to-reach places with an extendable pole and a pivoting head.

10-Second Summary

  • Model: Craftsman CMCPHT818D1
  • Reach various angles with 180° pivoting head
  • Gets up to hard-to-reach places with extendable pole
  • 18-inch dual-action blades have 3/4-inch cut capacity
  • Comes with V20 2.0Ah battery and charger
  • Warranty: 3-year limited
  • Price: $139

Notable Features

The big deal surrounding Craftsman’s V20 Pole Hedge Trimmer comes down to its reach and articulation. Assuming that you’re 6′ tall, according to Craftsman, this hedge trimmer gives you up to an 11′ reach.

Craftsman V20 Pole Hedge Trimmer

Then, when you get to the top of those 11-foot hedges, Craftsman supplies the means to actually shape them up rather than just hacking away awkwardly. The V20 Pole Hedge Trimmer has a 180° pivoting head that has 5 preset positions for cutting at various angles.

This hedge trimmer features 18-inch dual-action blades that can tackle branches up to 3/4 inches thick. Padded grips on the extension handle keep the work comfortable. The included 2.0Ah battery has the requisite power and runtime to tackle the vast majority of homeowner applications.

The V20 Pole Hedge Trimmer Kit will run you $139 at your local Lowe’s. It comes with a 2.0Ah battery and a charger, as well as a 3-year warranty.


Craftsman V20 Pole Hedge Trimmer Specs

  • Model: Craftsman CMCPHT818D1
  • Battery System: 20V Max
  • Amp Hour: 2.0Ah
  • Blade Length: 18 in.
  • Max Cutting Capacity: 3/4 in.
  • Blade Action: Dual
  • Blade Material: Aluminum
  • Weight: 7.9 lbs
  • Warranty: 3-year limited
  • Price: $139

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