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64 of 65 people found the following review helpful
on 30 June 2011
This is lightweight, absolutely ideal for picking up and using on a whim. It feels fun to strim and not at all like a chore. Well I enjoy it. I got it to supplement a petrol strimmer as my garden is quite extensive and the petrol trimmer did feel like a chore, It wasn't just the weight it was the whole starting malarky. I'll get better I know but I had to rely on a friend to start the old thing, With this it's really simple. A quick slot in of the battery and you are away.
I did feel it didn't last long but I did get it when the petrol trimmer was having a bad patch, so I was relying on it to do too much probably. Its also surprisingly simple to sort out the lie feed, it's just so simmple it's not really an issue.
To be fair though it did the lawn eventually and I didn't find it found the woody stalked weeds too much pressure like some reviewers. Highly recommended from me, gardening doesn't feel as tedious when you are using this and its easy to keep on top of the lawn once its done. xx
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57 of 58 people found the following review helpful
on 27 June 2012
Like another reviewer, I purchased this strimmer to replace a petrol one: I got so fed up with problems starting the thing, problems with the tap-feed line system, it was harder work than the gardening itself!
So, this B&D strimmer assembles easily and the slip-out battery is no problem to charge. The auto-feed line is wonderful, you dont have to think about it, which is great.It is adjustable in length and the handle is adjustable also, which makes for a more comfortable working session.
However, when it comes to cutting power, the difference really shows. I guess if you want to maintain an already established lawn it would be fine:however I got mine to attack an unkempt and overgrown patch of garden and it really isnt up to the task. Perhaps I am asking too much (though the advertising implies this is more of a heavyweight machine...)but it made very hard work of knee-high grass, wouldnt go through taller nettles and other weeds, and the battery only lasted about 15 mins of hard work.
Once everything is in order I think this strimmer would come into its own: being cordless its no trouble to whip out and spend 10 mins tidying up. But for substantial work it just isnt up to the job.
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74 of 76 people found the following review helpful
on 6 May 2011
Much lighter than my earlier B&D model. Easy assembly. Powerful enoough for my medium size lawn. Very convenient batttery charging off-unit and slots in smoothly to strimmer. Excellent so far.Black & Decker GLC1825N 18V Cordless Strimmer Ni-Cad Battery Gear Drive Trim and Edge Reflex Auto Line Feed
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16 of 16 people found the following review helpful
on 18 August 2012
Battery life not good. It may last 3/4 of an hour, but the last 1/4 of an hour it works at about 20% of its power!!! I would not buy another one.
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27 of 28 people found the following review helpful
on 8 December 2011
really pleased with this I also own a Bosch with the plastic blades and they are both excellent in different ways,for the coarser grass the Bosch is best but for general strimming the Black and decker is more useful
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11 of 11 people found the following review helpful
on 5 January 2013
This is well worth the money. Great for my front and back yards, just leave it on charge the night before. Its powerfull enough, and you can cut long grass with it, just start from the top. No mess with cables or anything, easy to clean.
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76 of 81 people found the following review helpful
on 1 June 2011
The is by far the best cordless on the market. I had it to replace one of the Flymo models and it is far better with longer strimming time on a standard charge.
The build quality is very good, with well thought out operations in both strimming and edging modes.
Buy this strimmer with confidence,that you are going to get a first class bit of equipment at a very attractive price from Amazon
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43 of 46 people found the following review helpful
on 12 July 2011
I bought this to trim around trees and the borders of the lawn, not to clear heavy brush. It performs well and is easy to use. It's important to read the manual and follow the battery charging instructions. I charged the battery overnight and the strimmer ran for 20 minutes continuously without stopping. It began to slow down at 20 minutes, and anyway my arms were getting tired so that's a good time frame for me. It cuts better than my last strimmer and the string is self feeding and easy to use. I found it ergonomically pleasant, well balanced to hold. Really pleased with my purchase.
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14 of 15 people found the following review helpful
on 7 May 2013
The only issue is the linefeed....
The Strimmer itself is great. Its nicely balanced and easy to work with. I've got no issue with battery life that other reviewers comment on - it lasts just fine for me.
I was very close to returning this to Amazon though, thinking that the auto line-feed was defective. It doesn't work as described in the manual (so whenever you stop and restart the machine, it DOES NOT feed out more line). However after reading a few other reviews concluded its a bump-feed machine. To feed more line out you need to bump the machine down on the ground, so the central spool momentarily hits the ground. When you do that, it feeds out a measured amount of line each time. Fine if cutting with the spool horizontal, but a bit difficult to do if you are edging with the spool vertical.
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11 of 12 people found the following review helpful
on 28 June 2011
Really like this strimmer as I can use it, unlike my husband's heavy petrol one which I can't even start. Okay, it doesn't do big nettles or docks but it does make a nice job round the clothes poles etc. This is good as while said husband is great at cutting grass I don't consider it done until edges neat - so now I can do them myself! Wish I had got an extra battery pack though for days when want to do lots in the garden. Still on first reel after three sessions when used until ran out of power.
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