Rated 4 out of 5??by Richard3107 Good product...but...
After using this trimmer one season, I find it works well as a trimmer, but forget about trying to edge with it (unless you like getting a face full of debris?). Also, it comes with some extra things on it, like battery saver (cuts the string shorter) which I removed because it's a waste and only was another place for weeds to collect. Also removed the edging wheel for same reason (plus what I mentioned above). Battery life pretty good and it gets the job done.
January 3, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5??by IAMPA1 Tough machine
I have St Augustine grass and my drive and walks had not been edged since 2010. The 24V Max 12 Cordless walked right through and the battery wasn't showing any signs of weakening,
September 21, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5??by JustDucky64 Very easy to assemble and use
as a single female first time home owner - I need to do all of my yardwork on my own. I bought the Trimmer and the Rake and Vac Super Blower Vacuum. Assembly was a snap - I like the wheel guide feature to do the edging - it made my sidewalk look so neat!!! Light - easy to operate
October 12, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5??by KeithJN61 Started out strong, but...
For a cordless trimmer it has a lot of power and very good battery life on the stock battery. However on second use, I started having a problem where when I held the trigger down the trimmer either did not turn on or it would turn on with very low power. Sometime it would rev up to full speed, other times it would start at full speed. Also the auto extend feature for the trimming string is unreliable. I often have to manually extend the string.
If this behavior persists, I will likely pursue getting a refund and get a gas powered trimmer instead.
September 1, 2014
Rated 1 out of 5??by yardman22 cheapened product from previous version
I have the previous model which came with the now optional extended battery and has an adjustable shaft. I purchased model 51487 for a friend and had nothing but good things to say about it until i saw it lost the adjustable shaft and the bigger problem was the battery has been cut in half which barely completes the trimming on a 1/4 acre property. The "extended battery" is a 99 dollar option but the kicker is the entire trimmer costs just 10 bucks more!!!
August 29, 2014
Rated 2 out of 5 Line will not advance
The only reason I rated this trimmer as a recommend is that I believe it has plenty of power for the job however the line will NOT advance no matter what I do. I have had this trimmer for a few months and may return it for another brand. If anyone has any suggestions I would appreciate it as I do believe this trimmer is better quality than some other brands. When I trim the grass I start out with a full length of string and then within a minute or so I am down to maybe a two to three inch length of sting that will not advance making the job painfully slow.
July 27, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5??by Lisa2575 Decent but not for small people
This is a great trimmer and edger, but as a 5'5" female its a little heavy and too long for me, very awkward to use.
May 30, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5??by BBBoise Performs, light-weight and simple
Has enough juice in the battery to do the trimming for a 1/4 acre lawn. So nice not to have to use a cord or gas
May 26, 2014