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Husqvarna 128LD
 
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$215.00 - $229.99
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Summary: This Husqvarna 28-cc, gasoline-powered string trimmer has a straight shaft and weighs 13.6 lbs. It uses dual.095-inch cutting lines.
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Type: Gas string trimmers
About - Husqvarna 128LD
Trimming : Denotes how quickly and neatly trimmers cut grass around walls, trees, and foundations.

Edging: Denotes the speed and neatness of trimming a vertical line along walkway.

Tall grass & weeds: Reflects cutting power and speed in two foot growth.

Handling: Responsiveness and balance while cutting.

Ease of use: Includes ease of starting the engine, feeding out new line, use of controls, and handle comfort.
About This Brand

Husqvarna markets a small line of gas string trimmers for both the consumer and professional market. These string trimmers are available with both two- and four-cycle engines, and many have split-shaft designs for attachments. You'll find Husqvarna string trimmers at Lowe's and dealer stores; prices range from $170 to $300.

Features & Specs - Husqvarna 128LD
info Weight (lbs.) 13.6
info Engine size 28-cc
info Shaft Straight
info Four-cycle engine No
info Dual line Yes
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User Reviews - Husqvarna 128LD
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3.0
Fuel Supply Issue
6/15/2013
Pros
Easy to Handle
Powerful
Cons
Difficult to Start
Best Uses
Straight Edging
Trimming Around Rocks
Weeds & Tall Grass
Comment:
I mostly use this trimmer to edge our half acre corner lot. It does a great job with that. The fact that the head swivels is very helpful. It also came with the edger attachment, which I have also used and that is very useful as well. <br />The only reason I did not rate it higher was due to problems I have with the fuel supply. A previous poster mentioned this. Unless I have at least three quarters of the tank full, the machine simply will not start. Once it starts, it will run fine but this design flaw keeps me from rating it higher or recommending it to others for purchase.
How long have you owned it:
One-to-three months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
 
2.0
Jack of everything, master of nothing
6/9/2013
Pros
Powerful
Cons
Difficult to handle
Heavy
Best Uses
Upper Body Workout
Comment:
This trimmer started up fine and has plenty of power as a trimmer. However, when it comes to the attachments the same cannot be said.<br /><br />This trimmer weights 13lbs, ~3lbs more than most other trimmers. When you add the tiller attachment, it becomes pretty unwieldy. Great if you're looking to get a ripped upper body though. It also doesn't have enough power to even till a few inches deep. You're better off getting a dedicated trimmer that weighs less, and dedicated attachments that have more power and are easier to use.<br /><br />I took it back to the store after using it just twice.
How long have you owned it:
A month or less
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
(2 of 5 customers found this review helpful)
 
1.0
No Guts!
3/26/2013
Pros
Cons
No Power
Best Uses
Boat anchor
Comment:
It fired right up right out of the box. As I walked towards the weeds I meant to cut, the thing started to bog down - and it haddn't cut anything yet! I had to continuously play with the throttle to keep the RPMs up. When I was working up the hill, it had trouble with the fuel supply which made those hard-to-reach place a serious challenge trying coordinate the throttle and maintaining the angle of the machine to keep the gas flowing into the engine. I'm not even sure if the fools who rate this thing even know which end the machine is supposed to cut grass??? My electric B&D has more balls than this piece of garbage!
How long have you owned it:
A month or less
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
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