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Kobalt (Lowe's) KST-130X-06 String Trimmer

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KST-130X-06
This Kobalt 40-volt, battery string trimmer has a straight shaft and weighs 9.3 lbs. It uses dual 0.080-inch cutting lines on a 13-inch diameter head.
Description
This Kobalt 40-volt, battery string trimmer has a straight shaft and weighs 9.3 lbs. It uses dual 0.080-inch cutting lines on a 13-inch diameter head.

Ratings Scorecard

Test Results

Trimming

Trimming

Indicates how quickly and neatly models cut grass.

 /  5
Edging

Edging

How quickly and neatly models trimmed a vertical line along a walkway.

 /  5
Tall grass and weeds

Tall grass and weeds

Indicates cutting power in tall grass and weeds.

 /  5
Handling

Handling

Denotes responsiveness and balance.

 /  5
Ease of use

Ease of use

Denotes ease of starting, feeding out more line, and accessing controls, along with handle comfort.

 /  5

About

The Kobalt (Lowe's) KST-130X-06 is part of the String Trimmers test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, String Trimmers models like the KST-130X-06 are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

Trimming Indicates how quickly and neatly models cut grass.

Edging How quickly and neatly models trimmed a vertical line along a walkway.

Tall grass and weeds Indicates cutting power in tall grass and weeds.

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