Skil 40V Brushless Hedge Trimmer Hands-On Review: Pros & Cons
+ Easy to operate and control; no complicated controls or buttons. You just turn it on and off with your foot pedal. (It’s not a remote operated device)
+ Very quiet operation; no annoying noise when running.
+ No smoke odor when operating.
+ Good battery life; you can use it for several hours without any problem.
– Not very powerful; it doesn’t have the power to cut through thick branches like other models. If you want to trim thick branches, then go for one of those models such as the Kato Model M40V or the ProTool X4M series.
– Pricey; it costs around $400.00 (about $300.00 including shipping).
Kato Model M40V Green Works Hidetree Trimmer Review: Pros & Cons
+ Powerful cutting power; it cuts through thick branches easily. It can even cut down trees! (You need to buy the special blade for this model)
+ Great price; it’s priced at only $200.00 ($150.00 including shipping).
– Not good for large areas; it doesn’t have a long-lasting battery. It only can run for about 70-90 minutes before you need to recharge.
– Not very quiet; it’s quite loud compared to other models in the market.
GreenWorks 26012 G-MAX 40V Trimmer Review: Pros & Cons
+ Lightweight and easy to control; it only weighs 5.5 lbs. It also has a ergonomic design making it comfortable to hold.
+ It’s cordless; no gas or oil needed, just charge the battery and you’re good to go.
+ It comes with an adjustable shoulder strap for easy carrying.
– Comes with short battery life; the battery dies out after about 75 minutes of use. You can buy a more powerful battery, but it’s going to cost you extra money.
Makita XT3015AB 40V Trimmer & Edger Review: Pros & Cons
+ Powerful and long-lasting; this model comes with a 5.0Ah battery, which can run up to 1.5 hours before recharging.
+ Ergonomic design; it’s comfortable to use thanks to its lightweight (6.2 lbs) and balanced design. The grip is textured and the trigger is quite responsive.
– Pricey; the price is around $600.00 (about $500.00 including shipping).
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