June 16, 2021

String Trimmer Reviews & Edgers

You really can’t do lawn care without a good string trimmer. We focus our string trimmer reviews on cut quality, cutting speed, features, and more. For battery-powered models, run-time is a huge consideration, and string capacity plays a role as well. Comparative reviews like our best battery powered string trimmer roundup, make for our favorite testing methods. String trimmers start with handheld tools (gas powered or battery powered) used for walking and trimming small areas of grass. Battery-powered models have begun to really compete well with gas models for straight trimming jobs. Going up in scale, we also cover wheeled push models suitable for larger areas. These use larger and wider string to cut more grass at once. String Trimmer Reviews Professionals look to our string trimmer reviews to see if battery powered models can compete with gas. We also make sure to address run-time and durability issues. Our string trimmer reviews test cutting power and capacity, features, usability, and more.

Worx Nitro Driveshare Attachment System

Worx Introduces Attachment-Capable Trimmer and High Capacity Power Share Pro Battery Worx just announced a whole stable of helpful products for the discriminating homeowner who wants to tighten up their lawn without breaking the bank to do it. The Worx Nitro 40V Driveshare System lets you swap out the string trimmer head with any of […]

Stihl FSA 135 and FSA 135 R Trimmers

Like Gas-Power, But Without the Emissions and Noise The battery-powered Stihl FSA 135 and FSA 135 R String Trimmers promise professional-level performance. These trimmers represent the tippy top of the Stihl battery power string trimmer lineup. Both models include brushless motors but use the same drive and cutting components found in Stihl’s professional gas trimmers. […]

Husqvarna 220iL 40V String Trimmer

Husqvarna Trimmer Targets Homeowners Husqvarna’s battery handheld 200 Series of products come designed primarily for the homeowner. They still manage to feature some of the best aspects of their Pro models, however. That includes a lightweight design and plenty of power. The Husqvarna 220iL 40V battery-powered string trimmer edger weighs less than 10 pounds, making […]

Review9.0(out of 10)

EGO Commercial String Trimmer STX3800 Review

EGO Commercial String Trimmer Set to Challenge Stihl in the Pro Market EGO turned its attention to the commercial OPE market a while back, and we spent some time comparing these tools to other Pro-targeted models. The EGO Commercial string trimmer has some familiar design components but with a design shift that clearly sets it […]

Ryobi 18V One+ HP Brushless 13-inch String Trimmer Edger P20120VNM

Ryobi Switches From Trimmer to Edger With a Twist of the Shaft The Ryobi P20120VNM 18V One+ HP Brushless 13-inch String Trimmer Edger joins a long line of products pulling double-duty on lawn care tasks. This makes some sense as a tool like this case definitely saves time when you don’t have commercial-level amounts of […]

EGO Power+ PowerLoad String Trimmer

EGO PowerLoad String Trimmer Adds Adjustability for Height The EGO Power+ PowerLoad String Trimmer with Telescoping Aluminum Shaft does something unique. Unlike most trimmers that let you place the handle (once) for comfort, this trimmer adjusts. A telescoping handle moves to quickly match the height of the user. Of course, that’s not all it does […]

Husqvarna RapidRe Trimmer Headplace

Husqvarna RapidReplace Trimmer Head

Husqvarna RapidReplace Simplifies Trimmer Line Reloading We’ve all experienced frustration with reloading string trimmer line. However, with the Husqvarna RapidReplace Trimmer Head, you won’t have to disassemble the head to replace the line in the middle of the job. Reloading is as simple as aligning the head, feeding the line through the holes, twisting the […]

Review8.8(out of 10)

MAKITA XRU18 18V LXT X2 STRING TRIMMER REVIEW

Makita XRU18 String Trimmer Targets Gas-Replacing Power Makita has an intentional focus with their battery-powered lawn care line to “bracket the market”. In other words, they want to provide legitimate options to cover everyone’s needs. The Makita XRU18 18V X2 string trimmer is a great example. This model targets class-leading power for professionals who need […]