May 28, 2009 by kellyr2009
Rated a Helpful Review
Pros: Ease of adjustments for the shaft
weight is good
power is excellent and the machine handles well.
Cons: line is difficult to wind on the spool
battery life is too short
battery recharge time
Summary: I liked the thought of going green, so this summer I purchased a B&D 36 volt cordless trimmer. I was anxious to get it home and start using it. I took the time to read the operation manual and put the trimmer together, Simple enough. I inserted ... read more
Express Customer Reviews
Sep 15, 2010 by annamaria240
Not rated yet
Pros: 1. Looks great
2. Lots of power
Cons: 1. Weight
2. Short battery life
3. High price
4. Battery replacement cost.
Summary: This string trimmer can be summarized in one sentence. Heavy, very short battery life, but very effective. The looks are enticing, but the overall performance is suited to only a very small yard. This is one tool that you can actually calculate the ... read more
Sep 9, 2009 by wamin
Pros: Heavy plastic construction and balances well
Cons: too heavy, 5 min battery time, 12-14 hour charge time.
Summary: 5-10 mins of run time off a 36v 12-14 hour charge, what a rip off!B&D doesn't have replacement batteries, Home depot won't take it back....screwed on this one.Batteries online are over 100 dollars, what's green about it, seems to burn ... read more
Jun 20, 2009 by execcm
Pros: Going green baby and not sacrificing power!
Cons: It is rather heavy so be prepared to give your arms a good workout!
Summary: I decided it was time to upgrade my previous B&D electric trimmer but I desperately wanted to lose the power cord and be environmentally conscious at the same time. I think this is the ideal product to do just that.Contrary to the first ... read more
Jun 3, 2009 by solongjoe
Pros: Price, powerful motor, uses standard .080 line.
Cons: Batttery life, charging time (12hrs +),weight, support, extra battery price
Summary: I bought the B&D 36 Volt String Trimmer to get away form the gas and be green! I even have solar panels so that I could re-charge with solar. I liked that it was portable, not light but the strap works ok. I then charged it up ... read more