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The second time I used this trimmer, the bump cover disintegrated. Upon receiving a new one, I found this unit underpowered and it drained the battery very quickly. I am sorry I bought this KOBALT product. I rate this about the same as I rate CRAFTSMAN battery power drills which I quit buying after 2 units. Don’t waste your money and buy a gas powered trimmer.

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where can I find a spool cover

Kathleen Humphrey
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I’m in my second season of using this trimmer. The spool cover is so flimsy and it finally bit the dust. I called Kobalt to order a new spool cover. The part is $3 and the SHIPPING IS $15 because of Canadian currency. WHAT???? This is ridiculous! I don’t even like the performance of this trimmer. It won’t advance the string. I have to turn it over multiple times to pull out the string. $150 and it’s ready for the junk pile. Do yourself a favor and read reviews on trimmers before you buy. I’m headed to Home Depot for… Read more »

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I found the edger works better with a fixed down position. I put a bar across the top of the head.A 3 inch wheel mounted on the back of the guard at right angle to the shaft and set at 1 and 1/2 in.or whatever hgt. You prefer keeps cutting hft.fixed and you donnot have to pick up the trimmer,just roll it back and forth.Less tiring.T

John Harding
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To begin with, I had a devil of a time getting the battery to make contact in the charger. Very fickle. The trimmer has plenty of power but the line feed is a disaster. I was constantly having to stop and manually dispense “string”. I have a pretty large yard and I went around doing everything and still had power to spare. The edger guide is a joke. It constantly tangled with the line and is too flimsy to serve any purpose. I give this 5 stars out of 10 at a trimmer; . 3 as an edger. and a… Read more »