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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 Handling, Ease of use, Trimming, Edging 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

ratingsWeed Eater Featherlite SST25CE Reviews
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Weed Eater Featherlite SST25CE
Type: Light duty gas string trimmers
Summary: This light-duty Weed Eater 25-cc, gasoline-powered string trimmer has a stright shaft and weighs 10.3 lbs. It uses dual.095-inch cutting lines.
 
 
The Weed Eater Featherlite SST25CE String trimmer has the following features: Weight (lbs.), Engine size, Shaft, Dual line and Line diameter.
ratingsBlack & Decker NST2036 Reviews
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Black & Decker NST2036
Type: Light duty battery string trimmers
Summary: This Black & Decker 36-volt, cordless-electric string trimmer has a straight shaft and weighs 14.5 lbs. It uses dual.080-inch cutting lines.
 
 
The Black & Decker NST2036 String trimmer has the following features: Weight (lbs.), Engine size, Shaft, Dual line and Line diameter.
ratingsBlack & Decker GrassHog GH610 Reviews
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Black & Decker GrassHog GH610
Type: Light duty electric string trimmers
Summary: This Black & Decker 5.5 amp, corded-electric string trimmer has a straight shaft and weighs 5.3 lbs. It uses a.065-inch cutting line.
 
 
The Black & Decker GrassHog GH610 String trimmer has the following features: Weight (lbs.), Engine size, Shaft, Line diameter and Rotating head.
ratingsStihl FSA 65 Reviews
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Stihl FSA 65
Type: Light duty battery string trimmers
Summary: This Stihl 36-volt, cordless-electric string trimmer has a curved shaft and weighs 8.1 lbs. It uses dual.080-inch cutting lines.
 
 
The Stihl FSA 65 String trimmer has the following features: Weight (lbs.), Engine size, Shaft, Dual line and Line diameter.
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.