Need a solution to tidy your backyard without using cumbersome and heavy mowing machines? Well, you have come to the right place because we are going to review 5 of the most economical and efficient string trimmers in the 2017 market so far. String trimmers are not only lighter than normal electrical lawn mowers but also more eco-friendly and budget-friendly.
- 1. BLACK+DECKER LCC140 40V MAX Lithium Ion String Trimmer and Sweeper Combo Kit
- 2. Hitachi CG22EAP2SL 21.1cc 2-Cycle Gas Powered Solid Steel Drive Shaft String Trimmer/Brush Cutter
- 3. GreenWorks 21332 G-MAX 40V 13-Inch Cordless String trimmer
- 4. WORX 32-Volt GT2.0 String Trimmer/Edger/Mini-Mower with Tilting Head and Single Line Feed
- 5. DEWALT DCST920B 20V Lithium Ion XR Brushless String Trimmer (Baretool)
1. BLACK+DECKER LCC140 40V MAX Lithium Ion String Trimmer and Sweeper Combo Kit
BLACK+DECKER has been reputable for manufacturing the most effective and energy-saving string trimmers in the US market. Equipped with one 40V MAX Lithium ion battery, it allows maximum up to 2 hours of operation. The engine is 13″, which is perfect for both trimming and sweeping delivering optimal flexibility and efficiency. The pack includes all you need for an all-time well-performing string trimmer: (1) LST136 40V MAX* String Trimmer, (1) LSW36 40V MAX* Sweeper, (1) LBXR2036 40V MAX* Battery and (1) LCS436 40V MAX* Charger. The job is done in no time with this super robust engine running on 40V – perfect for from small to medium lawn. Notably, there is the POWERDRIVE Transmission featured, which ensures the most powerful and effective trimming sessions. Your backyards, decks, sidewalks or patios would be cleaned and neat in no time.
2. Hitachi CG22EAP2SL 21.1cc 2-Cycle Gas Powered Solid Steel Drive Shaft String Trimmer/Brush Cutter
Belonging to the mid-range market, CG22EAP2SL from Hitachi might be a bit more expensive than other models. It has all first-quality top-notch features like 21.1 cc PureFire two-stroke engine, 60-inch drive shaft, anti-vibration system and so on. Engine is two-stroke and 21.1 cc, which emits very little while maintains power at best. It is also super light-weight, so there is no fuzz about carrying the machine around or maintain the power. Durability and performance are guaranteed with the solid steel 60-inch drive shaft. Start-up is easy and operation is long-lasting, while noise caused is minimum. The semi-automatic head trimmer with width of 4’’ enables smooth and interruption-free operation and holds 13 feet of .095″ co-polymer cutting line. With a Walbro carburetor and with purge bulb, starting the engine takes literally a couple of seconds, while maneuverability is super simple when the device is only 11 lbs.
3. GreenWorks 21332 G-MAX 40V 13-Inch Cordless String trimmer
This cordless model from the famous GreenWork is perfect for our environment when it uses absolutely no gas or produces no emission. The piece is extremely light and easy to maneuver. Push button is simple to use, your arms would be saved from ache when dragging is minimized. Pivoting head and edging wheel do an excellent job of trimming from all edges and surface. But bear in mind that the battery and charger is not included and sold separately, and this model of 21332 G-MAX 40V 13-Inch Cordless String trimmer is compatible with battery models 29462 and 29472 and charger 29482.
4. WORX 32-Volt GT2.0 String Trimmer/Edger/Mini-Mower with Tilting Head and Single Line Feed
This multi-purpose machine can be functioned as a string trimmer, an edger and a mini mower. This 3-in-1 capability machine with dual-position wheels guarantees hassle-free sessions of styling your lawn. No tool needed when you convert the machine from a trimmer to an edger or a mini-mower. With head able to tilt 90 degree, operation would be totally easy, especially with the quick-release lever easily adjusting to height. There is no bump, and WORX features 12-inch cutting diameter blade and with 100% automatic single line feed. The machine runs on 32V MaxLithium battery, which takes short time to recharge. The pack also includes 3 trimmer spools and a charger.
5. DEWALT DCST920B 20V Lithium Ion XR Brushless String Trimmer (Baretool)
This super compact and maneuverable product is ideal for small to medium space. The motor has no brush but ensures efficiency and durability to be top priorities. The Dual 0.080″ line with bump feed, with 13-inch cutting swath enable bumping-free and long trimming sessions, while speed can be easily controlled and adjusted with various triggering levels. Battery is sold separately. With a lovely price tag and compactness, DCST920B is totally worth the purchase. No matter how rough and stubborn those weeds are, the engine does the task effortlessly with minimum bumping and recharging. This model is favored by lots of gardening enthusiasts due to the excellent noise reduction attribute. Leaves would be quickly swept from any surface.