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String trimmers

Troy-Bilt TB57
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Summary: This Troy-Bilt 20-volt, cordless-electric string trimmer has a straight shaft and weighs 7.8 lbs. It uses a.080-inch cutting line.
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Type: Light duty battery string trimmers
User Reviews
User Reviews

Lousy battery died after one year
Easy to Handle
Ergonomic Grip
Auto line feed
Bad Battery
Best Uses
The lithium-ion battery in mine died after the winter - just one year. It'll hold only 10 minutes of charge. I suspect that the battery cannot be allowed to be completely discharged for extended periods of time.A new battery costs [$]! I complained to Troy-Bilt, and they're sending a free replacement, which is great. But who knows how long the replacement will last. Eventually, it'll die, and then I'll be on the hook for [$], at which point I may as well buy a new, non-lousy trimmer.Don't buy this!
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
The Troy-Bilt TB57 is part of the String trimmers test program at Consumer Reports. The Troy-Bilt TB57 String trimmers features and specs include Dual line, Engine size, Four-cycle engine, Weight (lbs.), Shaft. In our lab tests, String trimmers models like the Troy-Bilt TB57 are reviewed on Overall score, Tall grass and weeds, Trimming, Ease of use, Edging, Handling. Consumer Reports subscribers share reviews of the Troy-Bilt TB57 based on personal experience. The user reviews of the Troy-Bilt TB57 include star ratings, pros, cons, best uses, and a bottom line review to help guide your purchasing decision of the Troy-Bilt TB57.
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