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one of our 40 recommended String Trimmers

Toro 51830

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Overall Score 85
41 Lowest
Rated
92 Highest
Rated
 
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Highs

  • Trimmed cleanly in a single pass.
  • Edged quickly, leaving a smooth, clean edge.
  • Cut down tall grass and weeds aggressively.
  • Easy to handle and control.
  • Quieter than most trimmers.
  • Has two cutting strings for faster, more aggressive cutting.

Lows

This model had no discernible flaws in its performance.

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