Pros: Great starting, quiet, relatively light, durable, large fuel capacity, offset head capability, effective. Cons: Still hard work! Expensive.
Summary: I bought this a couple of years ago. I didn't really know what to expect. I had/have a hand held string trimmer that works ok but isn't up to heavy grass or the heavier vegetation that creeps into the roadside ditches. I live on 25 acres that includes ... read more
Pros: Does an excellent job of cutting tall grass & weeds. Cons: Poor choice of engine for this piece of equipment. Needs
larger wheels. Not easy starting.
Summary: My husband bought a Swisher String Trim Push Mower a couple weeks ago. We have 10 acres much of which isn't accessible with a rider mower or ordinary push mower. A regular string trimmer takes way to much time...days in fact. It does a very good ... read more
Pros: Works well once you start it. Cons: Very hard to start (no choke). Basically a cheaply designed trimmer.
Summary: I bought a Swisher string trimmer on wheels about 3 years ago, and have hated it since the day I bought it. The trimmer would not start right out of the box. I took it to an authorized repair shop when it was new and they replaced the carburator. That ... read more
Pros: Really nice trimmer. Just the above needs correcting on the design Cons: Exhaust needs re-routing
Summary: I have used a new trimmer for 1 hr. The exhaust is located in such a way as to cause the heat to soften the plastic wheel and on uneven ground the solid tire comes off. Had to be replaced two times. The exhaust needs to be directed ... read more
Pros: Works great now that shorting wire replaced. Cons: Came from factory with shorting wire.
Summary: I wrote an earlier review about how difficult this mower was to start; purchased Apr 2003. This April it wouldn't start at all so I finally took it to a repair place for B&S mowers (is difficult to transport in my car; as long as it worked at all I did ... read more