Rated 4.8 out of 5Â by 92
Rated 5 out of 5Â by GardenLover Great for women
I'm a 40 something woman who loves to work outdoors. I purchased this hedge trimmer a week ago. I charged the battery out of the box and it took a little over an hour. I used the hedge trimmer to cut back briars, wild raspberry bushes and other overgrowth on the sides of a trail. The trimmer was not heavy and I was able to work on the trail for a solid hour without any loss of power or having to recharge the battery (I still had a bit of a charge on it when I finished). If it can handle what I cut this past weekend, its going to be a breeze to use on my boxwood and barberry bushes. I was very impressed with this machine (and my husband was too). I also like the blade cover that comes with it so I can store it without worry. I highly recommend this hedge trimmer.
May 27, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5Â by Redhead Best money I've spent in a long time!!!
Best trimmer I have ever used! Being female I needed a lightweight trimmer that I could use for an extended period of time and a battery life to match. I got it all in this unit!
I am a picky gardner and won't let anyone else touch my
bouganvillas and I can trim them all on a single charge. My husband would follow me around and hold the cord on previous trimmers because he got tired of buying and repairing extension cords. So, we are both happy with this
trimmer. The battery life is beyond all expectations and I really like the blade sheath for storage and as a safety feature. Black and Decker really "got it right" on this one!
November 1, 2012
Rated 2 out of 5Â by RichW Poor battery life
This is a great trimmer but I needed to buy a new battery after 8 months. The battery at almost $100 cost almost as much as the trimmer. I purchased this because I borrowed the same trimmer from a friend and it worked great. Same thing happened with his battery; I understand it is a common occurrence. Too bad, because when fully charged this trimmer makes easy work of thick bushes, swamp grass, etc.
September 28, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5Â by mretraine Exceeded Expectations
I purchased this trimmer to replace my 18" electric plug-in. I hesitated worrying that it would not be powerful enough and the charge wouldn't hold up. To my surprise, it is a beast! It cuts everything in its path. It has a battery life indicator showing four bars for full charge. After I cut my hedges which are a total of 25' long, 8' high and 3' deep, the battery charge was still showing four bars. Amazing! To think I almost bought a second battery.
February 14, 2012
Rated 2 out of 5Â by tetedur Great trimmer, poor battery
The battery didn't last a year. If it did I would have given it 5 stars because the trimmer is excellent. But at $90 for a battery that doesn't hold a charge after 1 year, sorry....
October 14, 2013