40V HP Brushless 26" Hedge Trimmer with 2.0 Ah Battery and Charger

Model: #RY40640

4.8 | 186 Reviews
  • 40V HP Technology Delivers Efficient, Clean Cuts
  • Dual-Action Blades for Reduced Vibration
  • HedgeSweep™ Debris Remover Clears Clippings While You Trim
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40V 2.0 Ah Battery
Bar Length
8.9 lbs.
Cut Capacity
Up to 1"
Cut Speed
Up to 3,200 strokes per minute
5 year tool warranty and 3 year battery warranty



40V HP Brushless 26" Hedge Trimmer with 2.0 Ah Battery and Charger
40V HP BRUSHLESS 26" HEDGE TRIMMER KIT is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 186.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent tool This hedge trimmer is powerful and easy to use. The 2amphour battery is sized well for nearly any normal trimming requirments. I find the rotating bandle to be very useful when trimming in awkward places.
Date published: 2023-08-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best battery powered trimmer I've used Trimmer has fantastic power for being battery operated. Cuts great.
Date published: 2023-08-26
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Love the convenience, harder to use than I like I have been using the hedge trimmer for about a month. This hedge trimmer has double safety devices. The one on the hand grip is difficult to use in certain angles. I am finding myself struggling to get used to holding the trimmer at the angle I want, squeezing the grip safety and then the trigger. So far it is just awkward and I find myself not using the angle option I want and just twisting my body. I am thinking it is me but so far I have not figured it out... no intuitive basically. Plenty of cutting power. Cuts clean. Very convenient compared to my corded option. Wish there is a way to turn off the grip safety and just use the trigger.
Date published: 2023-08-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Kicks butt! This trimmer is a beast! It tackles branches and even small trees without skipping a beat. Love this thing!
Date published: 2023-08-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A Well-designed Powerhouse Bought this to replace a gas trimmer. First, it’s light (especially compared to the gas trimmer) is well balanced, and simple to use. It has a dual safety system which means you can’t operate it “one handed”, but I didn’t find that to be a drawback. The front safety switch is very thoughtfully designed, allowing for multiple grip options. You’ll have to put some creative effort into cutting your hands/fingers, though I’m sure someone will figure out how to… The long blade provides ample reach for trimming large shrubs and allows getting to most of the low growth on trees. It does an outstanding job on branches up to the width of a Sharpie. It has better power than my old, gas powered trimmer. Plus, no messing with pre-mixed fuel, minimal decibels (no hearing protection required), and no exhaust fumes. But, for a commercial application, you’ll need extra batteries, charged and ready. The rotating head really helps with maintaining an ergonomic grip while working. The sweep attachment for the blade does help move cut debris out of the way nicely.
Date published: 2023-07-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Relatively light and powerful I purchased this item from Home Depot this week. I had some shrubs that needed trimming and this thing just zipped right through them, way better than my previous 50V, heavy device from another vendor. The rotating head/handle is also super useful to help reduce fatigue and awkward angles.
Date published: 2023-07-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Another toy from Ryobi Bought it yesterday, this light weight trimmer gave me a very nice and clean cut for my bushes. I am very happy about it
Date published: 2023-07-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lightweight, easy to use. I am so happy I bought this product. The cordless trimmer is so easy to use and no more wires to accidentally cut. Such a brilliant concept. The long blade made it easy to reach the high branches and it cut them easily. There is so my force for such a compact lightweight machine. The design team for this item needs a pay raise!!! This is a 5 star item for sure!!!
Date published: 2023-07-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great trimmer Just used the trimmer for the first time and found it to be impressive. It easily cuts through heavier limbs. It is quite aggressive and you have to be careful to cut a little at a time. It does a great job for what it is intended to do. Makes life easier not to have to pull a long cord around and worry about accidentally cutting it. Battery life is decent.
Date published: 2023-06-19
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Excellent Trimmer! I bought this a week ago to go with my 40v blower and string trimmer. It has been an incredible upgrade over manual hedge trimmers. The simplicity and the time saved is unmatched. Also, love the hedge sweep!
Date published: 2023-06-17
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