weed eater

Top 10 Best String Trimmers for 2023

String trimmers, also known as weedeaters, weed wackers, or weed trimmers, are designed to spin a line fast enough to cut grass. Finding the best model can be subjective, as different people may have different preferences. We asked our team of experts to provide their recommendations for a range of users, from homeowners with small […]

Review9.2(out of 10)
Husqvarna 525LS String Trimmer

Husqvarna 525LST String Trimmer Review

If you’ve checked in with us recently, you might know that we recently got the chance to test out the Best String Trimmers. We ran all of the products through a series of tests to see which ones presented the best power, fuel economy, ergonomics, feature sets, and value. The Husqvarna 525LST made our short list […]

Review7.0(out of 10)
Tanaka String Trimmer

Tanaka String Trimmer Review – TCG27EBSP

Tanaka might not be one of the biggest brands in the OPE world at the moment, but as a brand within the Hitachi Power Tool Group, they’ve got a decent pedigree working for them. Relatively new to the States, the brand aims to make innovative tools for landscapers, property managers, and utility Pros. Right now, they […]

Review7.3(out of 10)
Ryobi RY4CSS

Ryobi RY4CSS String Trimmer Review

In our recent Best Gas-Powered String Trimmer Shootout, we ran ten models from various manufacturers through a battery of tests to find out which brands could provide the best performance, runtime, ergonomics, feature set, and value. Today, we’re looking at our overall 8th-place finisher, the Ryobi RY4CSS. For a “budget brand,” we see Ryobi products […]

Review7.6(out of 10)
Honda 4 stroke trimmer

HHT35STLA Honda 4 Stroke Trimmer Review

The Honda 4 stroke trimmer wound up finishing in 6th place in our recent Gas-Powered String Trimmer Shootout. Honda sent the HHT35TLA, one of three models that the brand has aimed at the professional landscaper. While we’ve had a deep appreciation for what Honda has done in the marketplace with engines over the years, we felt […]

Review8.3(out of 10)
Shindaiwa T262

Shindaiwa T262 String Trimmer Review

This past June, we had the chance to test out ten string trimmers from the industry’s leading OPE manufacturers in our Best Gas-Powered String Trimmer Shootout. We ran all of the trimmers through a series of tests to see which of these OPE staples presented the best performance, ergonomics, fuel economy, feature sets, and value. For […]

Review7.3(out of 10)
Ryobi RY253SS

Ryobi RY253SS String Trimmer Review

With our recent Best Gas-Powered String Trimmer Shootout now done and dusted, and what with the recent influx of summer sunshine and torrential downpours in Florida, we’ve had plenty of time and opportunity to whack the everloving stuffing out of a whole lot of weeds. The grass has been growing thick and fast around here, […]

Review6.6(out of 10)

TB6044 XP Troy-Bilt 4 Stroke Weed Eater Review

Back at the end of June, we spent a few weeks testing out a whole stable of gas-powered weed eaters for our Best String Trimmer Shootout. We looked at the trimmers’ performance, efficiency, features, ergonomics, and value to see which model presented the best fit for the pro landscaper’s needs. And, while we found a […]