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Consumer Reports Reviews String trimmers

Consumer Reports is the best place to come to find expert String trimmer reviews. We review different types of String trimmers. Our String trimmer reviews will help you decide what String trimmer is best for you.

Consumer Reports String trimmer reviews will provide you with recommended models based on the combination of price and performance. You can also subscribe for our String trimmer ratings where you will see our String trimmer reviews on Ease of use, Trimming, Edging, Handling and Tall grass and weeds. You will also see Consumer Reports take on each model of String trimmers that we review. This is a quick summary of what we think works well for this model, and possibly what doesn't.

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String trimmer Reviews from Consumer Reports

ratingsStihl FS 56 RC-E Reviews
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Stihl FS 56 RC-E
Type: Gas string trimmers
Summary: This Stihl 27.2-cc, gasoline-powered string trimmer has a straight shaft and weighs 12.5 lbs. It uses dual.095-inch cutting lines.
 
 
The Stihl FS 56 RC-E String trimmer has the following features: Weight (lbs.), Engine size, Shaft, Dual line, Line diameter and Clutch.
ratingsBlack & Decker GrassHog GH710 Reviews
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Black & Decker GrassHog GH710
Type: Light duty electric string trimmers
Summary: This Black & Decker 6 amp, corded-electric string trimmer has a straight shaft and weighs 5.5 lbs. It uses dual.065-inch cutting lines.
 
 
The Black & Decker GrassHog GH710 String trimmer has the following features: Weight (lbs.), Engine size, Shaft, Dual line, Line diameter and Rotating head.
ratingsRyobi P2060 Reviews
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Ryobi P2060
Type: Light duty battery string trimmers
Summary: This Ryobi 18-volt, cordless-electric string trimmer has a straight shaft and weighs 6.6 lbs. It uses a.065-inch cutting line.
 
 
The Ryobi P2060 String trimmer has the following features: Weight (lbs.), Engine size, Shaft, Line diameter and Rotating head.
ratingsRyobi RY40210 Reviews
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Ryobi RY40210
Type: Light duty battery string trimmers
Summary: This Ryobi 40-volt, cordless-electric string trimmer has a straight shaft and weighs 9.1 lbs. It uses a.065-inch cutting line and comes with an extra cutting head.
 
 
The Ryobi RY40210 String trimmer has the following features: Weight (lbs.), Engine size, Shaft, Line diameter and Rotating head.
ratingsWeed Eater WE EL-13TNE Reviews
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Weed Eater WE EL-13TNE
Type: Light duty electric string trimmers
Summary: This Weed Eater 4.3 amp, corded-electric string trimmer has a straight shaft and weighs 5.4 lbs. It uses a.065-inch cutting line.
 
 
The Weed Eater WE EL-13TNE String trimmer has the following features: Weight (lbs.), Engine size, Shaft, Line diameter and Rotating head.