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Makita 40V max XGT Couple Shaft Attachment System

Makita 40V max XGT Couple Shaft Offers Gas Replacement Power on a Single Battery Makita XGT tools and equipment promise higher performance and it’s a really big deal for the lawn care side of their business. The Makita 40V max XGT Couple Shaft attachment system targets multi-tool versatility with battery-powered benefits. Makita 40V max XGT […]

Stihl FSA 135 R Professional Battery-Powered String Trimmer

Cordless string trimmers have been a hit with residential homeowners and they’re gaining traction with some professional crews. One obstacle for Pros is performance and that particular hurdle is what the Stihl FSA 135 R string trimmer is designed to overcome. Stihl FSA 135 Vs FSA 135 R There are two versions of Stihl’s professional […]

Stihl 135 Platform Battery-Powered Professional Lawn Care Tools

Stihl 135 Platform Offers Legit Battery-Powered Replacements GIE 2021 was an eye-opener. After a year off, our visit to the Stihl booth revealed something we’ve been waiting for—legitimate Pro-level battery tools to replace gas. With the launch of the Stihl 135 platform, professional lawn care crews can finally make the move away from gas. It’s […]

Skil 20V String Trimmer

Skil PWRCore 20 Battery-Powered String Trimmer Review

Skil 20V String Trimmer Makes a Nice Addition to Residential OPE Line Having been impressed with the Skil PWRCore 20 line of hand tools, it was no surprise to see them bring some entry-level lawn and garden tools to this 20V battery platform. We reviewed the Skil PWRCore 20 string trimmer which gives homeowners a […]

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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 […]

CRAFTSMAN V20 Outdoor Power Tools

Craftsman Adds OPE to 20V Battery Platform Craftsman just expanded their V20 line, including a new low-profile lawn mower, handheld blower, string trimmer, and hedge trimmer. They even added in a 10-inch mini chainsaw and what looks like a really handy cordless shear for good measure. These tools work really well for those with smaller […]

ECHO SRM-410X Straight Shaft Trimmer

Echo Brush Cutter Power in a String Trimmer Body We’ve all seen professional landscapers rip the guards off their trimmers, let out tons of string and go to town. Manufacturers kinda hate that—well, except Echo apparently. The new Echo SRM-410X Straight Shaft Trimmer slings out a 20″ cutting swath. And it’s designed with enough horsepower […]

Makita XRU18 String Trimmer Video Review

Before we began testing out the latest battery-powered string trimmers for our Best Weedeater Roundup , we expected to put the existing X2 Makita XRU15 side-by-side against some of the newer models on the market. To our surprise, Makita sent us a newer model, the XRU18 string trimmer. This new flagship Makita X2 weedeater has just […]