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EGO Line IQ Battery-Powered String Trimmer | New for 2022

EGO Line IQ Adds Automatic Line Feeding to Drive String Trimmer Innovation Forward EGO makes some of the best battery-powered string trimmers for homeowners thanks to their solid performance and low vibration. The line also has some of the top innovations and we’re seeing that again in the EGO Line IQ battery-powered string trimmer. EGO […]

Makita 40V Max XGT Couple Shaft Attachment System

Makita 40V max XGT Couple Shaft Offers Gas Replacement Power on a Single Battery Makita XGT tools and equipment promise higher performance and it’s a really big deal for the lawn care side of their business. The Makita 40V max XGT Couple Shaft attachment system targets multi-tool versatility with battery-powered benefits. Makita 40V max XGT […]

Stihl FSA 135 and 135 R Professional Battery-Powered String Trimmer

Stihl FSA 135 R Professional Battery-Powered String Trimmer

Cordless string trimmers have been a hit with residential homeowners and they’re gaining traction with some professional crews. One obstacle for Pros is performance and that particular hurdle is what the Stihl FSA 135 R string trimmer is designed to overcome. Stihl FSA 135 vs FSA 135 R There are two versions of Stihl’s professional […]

Stihl 135 Series Battery-Powered Professional Lawn Care Equipment

Stihl 135 Platform Battery-Powered Professional Lawn Care Tools

Stihl 135 Platform Offers Legit Battery-Powered Replacements GIE 2021 was an eye-opener. After a year off, our visit to the Stihl booth revealed something we’ve been waiting for—legitimate Pro-level battery tools to replace gas. With the launch of the Stihl 135 platform, professional lawn care crews can finally make the move away from gas. It’s […]

Skil 20V String Trimmer FEature

Skil PWRCore 20 Battery-Powered String Trimmer Review

Skil 20V String Trimmer Makes a Nice Addition to Residential OPE Line Having been impressed with the Skil PWRCore 20 line of hand tools, it was no surprise to see them bring some entry-level lawn and garden tools to this 20V battery platform. We reviewed the Skil PWRCore 20 string trimmer which gives homeowners a […]

Review9.0(out of 10)
EGO Commercial String Trimmer Review

EGO Commercial String Trimmer STX3800 Review

EGO Commercial String Trimmer Set to Challenge Stihl in the Pro Market EGO turned its attention to the commercial OPE market a while back, and we spent some time comparing these tools to other Pro-targeted models. The EGO Commercial string trimmer has some familiar design components but with a design shift that clearly sets it […]

EGO PowerLoad String Trimmer with Telescoping Aluminum Shaft

EGO PowerLoad String Trimmer Adds Adjustability for Height The EGO Power+ PowerLoad String Trimmer with Telescoping Aluminum Shaft does something unique. Unlike most trimmers that let you place the handle (once) for comfort, this trimmer adjusts. A telescoping handle moves to quickly match the height of the user. Of course, that’s not all it does […]

Ryobi 18V HP Brushless 13-inch String Trimmer Edger P20120VNM

Ryobi Switches From Trimmer to Edger With a Twist of the Shaft The Ryobi P20120VNM 18V HP Brushless 13-inch String Trimmer Edger joins a long line of products pulling double-duty on lawn care tasks. This makes some sense as a tool like this case definitely saves time when you don’t have commercial-level amounts of edging […]

Review9.5(out of 10)
EGO Powerhead String Trimmer edger pole saw kit

EGO 56V Power Head Attachment System Review

Having already reviewed most of the EGO string trimmers, getting our hands on the EGO 56V Power Head attachment system seemed a logical next step. It encompasses so many great products in one. You get one power head to operate a string trimmer, edger, pole chainsaw, and much more. Pros Robust system of compatible attachments […]

Review8.8(out of 10)
Makita XRU18 18V LXT X2 String Trimmer

Makita XRU18 18V LXT X2 String Trimmer Review

Makita XRU18 String Trimmer Targets Gas-Replacing Power Makita has an intentional focus with their battery-powered lawn care line to “bracket the market”. In other words, they want to provide legitimate options to cover everyone’s needs. The Makita XRU18 18V X2 string trimmer is a great example. This model targets class-leading power for professionals who need […]