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Eckman Long-Reach Electric Telescopic Hedge Trimmer

“Eckman Hedge Blimper”

Written on: 21/10/2014

I bought my Eckman hedge trimmer a little over two years ago and have used it no more a dozen times. Now it stops after about 30 seconds. I would have thought that I would get a little longer use out if it than a couple of years. I don't know which component is broken. The charger, the batteries (I have two) or the actual trimmer motor. There is no direct website to contact. You are directed to mysmartbuy.com which is now out of business. So like other users I have a useless product and nobody… Read Full Review

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Eckman Long-Reach Electric Telescopic Hedge Trimmer

“Eckman multi garden tool”

Written on: 16/10/2014 by Adelineq10 (1 review written)

Battery quality renders the appliance useless. After an initial first charge it would not recharge fully and no recompense as 'MySmart Buy ' has closed leaving me with a useless garden tool. The Catalogue is still issued and my advice is do not buy… Read Full Review

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Eckman Long-Reach Electric Telescopic Hedge Trimmer

“nice idea but the batteries render them useless ”

Written on: 02/10/2014 by cxRobb369 (1 review written)

I bought a combination of three items(leaf blower )branch lopper and hedge trimmer, all now useless because the batteries are dud I have hardly used them in under a year… Read Full Review

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Eckman Long-Reach Electric Telescopic Hedge Trimmer

“still waiting for a pickup”

Written on: 24/09/2014 by kenevans1 (1 review written)

Very poor customer service. I have never had a call returned. The product was delivered late. It was faulty. I have arranged 3 separate appointments for the item to be picked up. Out of pocket by over 90 quid, 4.20 on fruitless phone calls and tripping over a large useless item in my kitchen. Take care if using this company. Not sure what to do now but wont give up… Read Full Review

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Eckman Long-Reach Electric Telescopic Hedge Trimmer

“Eckman Battery Operated hedge trimmer”

Written on: 18/09/2014 by 228Castro (1 review written)

Bought hedge trimmer last year had 2 replacement batteries neither last for more than a minute. Complained to customer services who were no help at all just kept repeating we are a new company your warrantee is no longer valid then asked to speak to a manager was told he is on another call I asked for a call back from a manager but was told we do not have your details as we are a new company. The hedge trimmer is Eckman so if the company it was bought from is no longer trading the… Read Full Review

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Eckman Long-Reach Electric Telescopic Hedge Trimmer

“good idea but batteries useless”

Written on: 11/09/2014

I bought a three in one selection less than a year ago a leaf blower a long reach saw a hedge trimmer all ideal pieces of equiptment,but useless without batteries the batteries do not hold a charge for more than 2 minutes… Read Full Review

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Eckman Long-Reach Electric Telescopic Hedge Trimmer

“Battery useless”

Written on: 31/07/2014 by 202Brady (1 review written)

It is an excellent gadget and the 1st time I used it battery lasted about 20 minutes. I was happy with that. From then onwards the battery is useless. It has gone from 3 minutes to a matter of seconds. No one has a spare battery and although I like the machine it is no good without a battery… Read Full Review

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Eckman Long-Reach Electric Telescopic Hedge Trimmer

“eckman 4 in 1 petrol hedge trimmer”

Written on: 31/07/2014 by Hanleyrs356 (1 review written)

bought this through newspaper ad,as have others.absolute rubbish piece of cheap equipment.temperamental at starting would advise not to buy.spare parts are not available or product is discontinued,i think this is their way of dodging what they know is a rubbish piece of kit.DONT BUY… Read Full Review

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Eckman Long-Reach Electric Telescopic Hedge Trimmer

“Very poor quality”

Written on: 25/06/2014 by tarholm (1 review written)

Bought this trough a newspaper ad in February 2014 4 months later the locking nuts (2) won't tighten to keep it extended,phoned company that supplied it (mysmartbuy.com) now in liquidation I was told so I phone deck an and they wanted me to purchase the pieces, I suggested they should supply under 1 year warranty, said they would contact me within 24 hours, so 3 days later they haven't ,I don't think they are interested in keeping their customers happy or keeping there end of the bargain, so it… Read Full Review

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Eckman Long-Reach Electric Telescopic Hedge Trimmer

“Useless batteries”

Written on: 25/10/2013

I've got the long reach hedge trimmer with extension pole, chainsaw attachment and two spare batteries. The chainsaw just bounces off things without cutting them and the hedge trimmer is top heavy on full extension and difficult to handle, although it works reasonably well with a shorter length. After one season's use both batteries only work for about three minutes and to replace them would cost more than was originally paid for the equipment, if the supplier had any in stock, which they… Read Full Review

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Eckman Long-Reach Electric Telescopic Hedge Trimmer

“worked great for precisely 30 minutes”

Written on: 08/10/2013

I took delevery from a magazine article and put the unit together in 3 easy steps. Excitedly I commenced trimming my 12 foot high hedge and then after 30 minutes the machine just died on me. I tried the fuse to no avail. A total waste of £80. Don't bother with cheap chinese rubbish, stick to Black & Decker. The machine took 8 weeks to arrive after purchase and when I tried to contact the sellers/manufacturers all I got was an automated message telling me I was 19th in the queue. At this I… Read Full Review

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Eckman Long-Reach Electric Telescopic Hedge Trimmer

“All A Bit Rubbishy Really...”

Written on: 17/07/2013

y wife persuaded my son to buy me a fairly full set of Eckman small garden tools (18v Li-Ion lopper/chainsaw, strimmer, hedge trimmer kit, with an extension pole)as a birthday present two years ago. I did not ask for it, and when I saw it I thought it all looked rather cheap and nasty (except it wasn't all that cheap...). I was right. None of it has been used much, but both batteries have now died and the extension pole has gone open-circuit and is therefore also useless. Even when it worked… Read Full Review

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Eckman Long-Reach Electric Telescopic Hedge Trimmer

“Cumbersome equipment ”

Written on: 23/05/2013

Huge mistake, advertised good but doesn't do anything well. It struggles cutting through new privet, but the worst is the weight which is all at the top of the device, hence when cutting the end of the blade is dipping downwards and making a groove in what you are trying to cut. Unless you have got the strength of an Ox then don't buy it. There is also a lot of vibration into your arm which is worse because you are holding at shoulder height. Used it once and that was enough to be honest… Read Full Review

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Lynniet's Comment

Written on: 03/07/2013

Exactly! used mine three times and it packed up!

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Blovelock's Comment

Written on: 08/08/2013

Same problem here ..... cloud ofsmoke from engine and unit packed up .... user about 4 times.

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Eckman Long-Reach Electric Telescopic Hedge Trimmer

“Top heavy trimmer”

Written on: 09/09/2012

Bought this to avoid using ladders to trim hedges varying in height from 6feet to 8 feet. The problem with this hedge trimmer is that the electric motor is located at the end of the trimmer, some 3 feet from the switch on the handle at its shortest and 6 feet from this handle when extended. The result is that the hedge trimmer is very heavy to handle and can easily lead to overbalancing. An additional problem has been the locking mechanism on the extendable handle, this has broken and there is… Read Full Review

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Hellebore59's Comment

Written on: 13/03/2013

I've had the same problem with mine - it's flippin' dangerous! I only used it for 5 minutes and had to give up. What makes me laugh is the online ad shows a young girl using the thing - I reckon a 6ft bloke would have trouble with it. Eckman should be done under the Trades Descriptions Act.

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Educationmonkey's Comment

Written on: 07/04/2013

Phew, saved me from buying one via Daily Mirror offer. Thanks

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Eckman Long-Reach Electric Telescopic Hedge Trimmer

“Terrible”

Written on: 10/08/2012

Bought from tackle my 8ft hedge but tried it out after delivery on a fairly routine privet about 5ft high. The machine failed to cut even this modest growth. It doest cut but tears the privet wether due to a useless cutting edge or too narrow a diameter. Machine is useless so dont even think about it. The good news is that the company I bought it from give me a full refund… Read Full Review

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Eckman Long-Reach Electric Telescopic Hedge Trimmer

“Absolute waste of money”

Written on: 08/08/2012 by Paddie (1 review written)

Bought this product 16 months ago but have only recently began to use it If it has been used 5 times that is the most it has been used. and it is completely kn worn out. some part fell out of the engine part and now the drive shaft doesn't work Would have expected it to have done more… Read Full Review

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Eckman Long-Reach Electric Telescopic Hedge Trimmer

“Eckman 4 in 1 Petrol Hedgetrimmer, Prunner etc”

Written on: 09/07/2012

OMG - Do not buy this product. I waited 5 weeks for it to come back in stock. I used it twice last year and seemed a bit clumsey, hard to start and heavy but I persevered as I was determined to get the value for the money. The harness connecting eye snapped on 2nd use. This year - the petrol pipe disintegrated in the petrol tank, the exhaust manifold wobbled lose - after tightening and adding lock washers it still came lose and has now melted the plastic shroud around the engine. On using… Read Full Review

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Gralbert's Comment

Written on: 19/02/2013

I fully endorse the comments written above. It is the most useless tool that I have ever bought. The first one that I had shook itself to bits and the plastic exhaust guard melted. They sent me a replacement, a refurbished unit. This is equally bad, if you can get it started. Don't buy one of these. They are cheap and nasty and a complete waste of money. Best spend your money on a Stihl.

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Eckman Long-Reach Electric Telescopic Hedge Trimmer

“Eckman long reach hedge trimmer”

Written on: 27/06/2012 by Ianmillar777 (1 review written)

Leng of pole approx 6ft plus 18 inches for trimmer head. Excellent reach. Trimmer is light but with such a long pole could be tiresome if a lot of trimming required. I used it on a tall Red Robin tree and found it easy to use. Quality appears good although I have only used it for a short time. Adjustment of lenght requres an allen key so you need to plan beforehand as you cannot flick from one lenght to another very quickly but did not find this a serious disadvantage… Read Full Review

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Eckman Long-Reach Electric Telescopic Hedge Trimmer

“wanlong diamond tools”

Written on: 08/06/2012

Very pleased to see your article, you know where the diamond tools to sell? Wanlong diamond tools, the main production… Read Full Review

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Eckman Long-Reach Electric Telescopic Hedge Trimmer

“wanlong diamond tools”

Written on: 08/06/2012

Very pleased to see your article, you know where the diamond tools to sell? Wanlong diamond tools, the main production… Read Full Review

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