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Ryobi Expand-It 17-1/2 in. Universal Hedge Trimmer Attachment
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Ryobi

Expand-It 17-1/2 in. Universal Hedge Trimmer Attachment

  • Fits most brands' attachment capable gas string trimmers
  • 3/8 in. cutting capacity
  • 17.5 in. dual-action blades
$6997 /each
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Product Overview

Turn your line trimmer into a hedge trimmer with this attachment. The Ryobi Expand-It 17-1/2 in. Universal Hedge Trimmer Attachment is ideal to cut branches and new growth up to 3/8 in. thick.

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  • Use to turn your attachment capable line trimmer into a hedge trimmer
  • Cut branches and new growth up to 3/8 in. thick
  • Compatible with most brands of hedge trimmers
  • 17-1/2 in. L blade is easy to control and lightweight
  • Double sided, dual-action reciprocating blade creates a clean cut with low vibration
  • No tools or adapters are needed to connect the blade to the power head and shaft of your trimmer

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Specifications

Dimensions

Assembled Depth (in.)
7 in
Assembled Height (in.)
37.67 in
Assembled Width (in.)
5.72 in
Blade Length (in.)
17.5 in
Blade gap (in.)
1

Details

Articulating head
No
Fits brands
Fits most Brands
Product Weight (lb.)
6lb
Reconditioned
No
Returnable
90-Day
Single/double sided blade
Double-sided
Trimmer Attachment Type
Hedge Trimmers
UV Protected
No
Weatherable
No

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
3 Year Limited Warranty

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Customer Questions & Answers

Will this work On RY34007 30cc 4 cycle power head

Asked by: Tom
Yes it is compatible.
Answered by: RYOBIOutdoors
Date published: 2017-05-27

Does this product match up with the TB57SS?

Asked by: Mike
It appears that the model number you gave is for the Troy-bilt motor that accepts accessories and that should take this unit just like my Troy-bilt.
Answered by: engr4you
Date published: 2016-12-03

Will it work on Troy-Bilt Trimmer

Will it attach to a Troy-Bilt 2-cycle trimmer model TB32 EC?
Asked by: Heri
Should work on a Troy-bilt. I have one of their 4 cycle motor units and have used non-Troy-Bilt attachments.
Answered by: engr4you
Date published: 2016-12-03

Will this work with a Stihl Kombi model KM 55R ?

Asked by: RG60
Thank you for asking, RG60. Our expand-it attachments and power heads are specifically designed as universal and fit most current Ryobi attachment capable power heads as well as other brands. I hope this helps and we appreciate your interest in Ryobi! –Keri
Answered by: RYOBIOutdoors
Date published: 2017-07-06
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Customer Reviews

Expand-It 17-1/2 in. Universal Hedge Trimmer Attachment is rated 4.0 out of 5 by 338.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Real time saver..... Bought this attachment as a temporary replacement for a 48" hedger. I have over 200' of Mock Orange hedge that is 6' high and 5' wide that took hours to cut. I couldn't believe it. I had the whole thing cut in under 2 hours. Well balanced, it was a breeze to cut both the sides and top with ease. Why I never used a pole hedger before, I chalk up to a "Why change" attitude. Silly me. It has paid for itself on the first cut, and I see many more to come. As an attachment it's even more affordable. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2017-05-29
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Does fine this is my first experience with attachment tools....and both are Ryobi....Hedge trimmer and edger.....both work as advertised and work as expected.....this trimmer is to replace an electric trimmer (100' cord) that can't make it the distance of some bushes....this trimmer gets caught on some little larger branches, but that may be expected.....unclog them and continue on.....definitely no problem with the power or the trimmer by this Ryobi product........I hardly ever give 5 stars to any product because I'm not sure what a perfect score might entail....so my 4 stars is darn good! [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2017-07-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from After accidentally cutting the electrical cord with my old plug-in electric hedge trimmer, I deci... After accidentally cutting the electrical cord with my old plug-in electric hedge trimmer, I decided it was time to try the Expand-It attachment for my Ryobi weed-eater. I was a little skeptical at first because I have had bad experiences with battery powered tools in the past, especially when they are doing heavier duty tasks like cutting. This is an excellent tool, has tons of power, and after trimming for an hour straight I still have a half a battery left to do all my weed eating. I highly recommend this to anyone with any size yard, as it is incredibly nice to be able to move around with ease while trimming.
Date published: 2017-05-30
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Bought this a couple of years ago and left it in the box in the garage until this year. Should h... Bought this a couple of years ago and left it in the box in the garage until this year. Should have read the reviews, but bought it at the store as an impulse item. I have a lot of hedges to trim and always looking for a better, faster way, so I bought it. Just put it on my Ryobi trimmer straight out of the box and it ran for twenty minutes and stopped working. The gears inside seem to have self-destructed on ligustrum hedges! Of course after two years the warranty does not apply so return is not possible. Would recommend buying unit with more robust stainless steel inner workings and not waste your money on this.
Date published: 2017-03-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Why did I wait so long. I know battery technology has pretty good now, but this application has been around for a while. My only complaint is why I didn't do yhis years ago. No gas, no cords!!! The unit is a little heavy like other reviews mentioned, however it is not unmanageable. The only other negative is the slow build up to full speed and lack of power from dead stop. If there is a small branch in the knives when the trigger is first pulled it will most likely stall. Other than that this thing rocks. I have wisteria all along our fence plus several hedges and I can do it all on the 2.6mah battery easy. The attachment is easy to swap out too. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2017-07-18
Rated 4 out of 5 by from I have the 40V Ryobi hedge Trimer, but I have... I have the 40V Ryobi hedge Trimer, but I have some trimming where it is not long enough. This attachment to my string trimmer does get me the extra distance. It does run slower than a stand alone trimmer. It is somewhat awkward to use and get the right angle. That is why 4 stars, but it does work fo
Date published: 2017-05-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Adaptability of the Ryobi system The Ryobi power handle concept using the same power source on several different attachments for various applications is genius. I recently purchased the hedge trimmer attachment because my trees and hedges are large and tall, and I needed to extend my reach, even from a 6' ladder. By utilizing the extension pole from the tree saw attachment, I was able to reach the top of 10' evergreens. I also have the weed wacker, brush cutter, and cultivator attachments. I like this product combination. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2017-08-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great reach For the past 24 years I have always used electric trimmers and they worked. BUT on the recommendation of a neighbour I purchased this Ryobi attachment and I have no regrets. The ease of operation and the greater reach of this trimmer has reduced the amount of time it takes to trim our hedges and shrubs. Not to mention the now non existent power cord that was constantly getting tangled in the hedge or cut. I've had it now for just over a month and there is no going back. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2017-06-17
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