Archives: String Trimmers

DEWALT 20V String Trimmer

DEWALT 20V String Trimmer DCST920P1 Review  This review will detail the DEWALT 20V String Trimmer kit model #DCST920P1 which includes a 5.0 Ah battery and charger.  At the time of publishing this trimmer is a midpoint offering in the Dewalt OPE string trimmer line situated above the newly released DCST925M1 and the more powerful Flexvolt […]

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Ryobi 40V EXPAND-IT String Trimmer

The Ryobi 40V Expand-It String Trimmer Review This is a review of the new Ryobi 40V Expand-It Attachment Capable String Trimmer Model #RY40250. This tool is part of the new line of Ryobi 40V outdoor power equipment and is interchangeable with a large selection of attachments. More information about this line is available at the […]

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Craftsman V60 Outdoor Power Equipment

Craftsman V60 Outdoor Power Equipment By Ben Carmichael As a homeowner, I take pride in maintaining my property. Part lawn, part garden, with a healthy amount of woods and bushes along the perimeter, I have always looked for outdoor power equipment that meet two simply requirements: they don’t require an extension cord, but they deliver […]

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Milwaukee M18 FUEL Attachment System w/ QUIK-LOK

Milwaukee M18 FUEL™ QUIK-LOK Review It seems that everything is becoming cordless these days. While convenient, I find the multiple battery platforms, batteries, and chargers frustrating to keep track of, transport, store, and organize.  Wouldn’t it be nice if one battery fit all? Milwaukee recently came out with a new Milwaukee M18 FUEL Attachment System w/ […]

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Milwaukee Expands OPE Lineup With Attachment System

Milwaukee Expands OPE Lineup With Attachment System It was back in June of 2016 at NPS 16 when Milwuakee first introduced outdoor power equipment (OPE) to the M18 lineup. They started with just 3 tools, a hedge trimmer, blower, and string trimmer. A modest introduction that hasn’t seen any additions to the line until NPS […]

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Makita Split Shaft Power Heads Announced

Makita Split Shaft Power Heads Announced The last few years the major power tool manufacturers have been making a major push into the handheld Outdoor Power Equipment (OPE) world. This makes sense as batteries improve to power tools only previously powered by 2-stroke motors. While most manufacturers have only explored battery technology, one sees the […]

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Stihl FSA 56 Cordless Trimmer Review

Stihl FSA 56 Cordless Trimmer Review I was wrong. I was wrong about cordless outdoor power equipment (OPE). I used to think it was a gimmick. That it was for people that didn’t understand engines. I thought it was for people in metropolitan areas with postage stamp-sized yards. I couldn’t have been more wrong about […]

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Makita String Trimmer Review Model EM2652LHN

Makita String Trimmer Review Model EM2652LHN Makita recently came out with a new 4-stroke high-torque commercial duty string trimmer Model EM2652LHN. We got our hands on the Makita string trimmer and have been testing it for the last few months with great success. Makita has a number of gas powered tools that are also 4-stroke powered […]

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