Ryobi Expand-It 40-Volt Straight Shaft Lithium-Ion Cordless Trimmer with Edger Attachment-RY40222CMB at The Home Depot
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Model # RY40222CMB

Internet # 205453364

Expand-It 40-Volt Straight Shaft Lithium-Ion Cordless Trimmer with Edger Attachment

Ryobi Expand-It 40-Volt Straight Shaft Lithium-Ion Cordless Trimmer with Edger Attachment

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$249.00 / each
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Model # RY40222CMB

Internet # 205453364

The 40-Volt Expand-it Straight Shaft Trimmer with Edger Attachment is a great way to take advantage of the versatility of Ryobi new Gas-Like Power 40-Volt power head. The trimmer attachment’s dual premium 0.080 in. twisted line is perfect for managing thick grass and weeds, while the edger’s powerful 9 in. double-edge steel blade helps create professional edges. Part of the Expand-it line-up, this kit includes the most popular of the nine Expand-it attachments. Add an Expand-it hedge trimmer, blower, or cultivator to conquer your yard this Spring.

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  • Works with all Ryobi 40-Volt Lithium-ion tools and batteries
  • Includes Expand-it straight shaft attachment and Expand-it edger attachment
  • Trimmer has dual 0.080 line with "Reel-Easy" reloads
  • Trimmer has 13-15 in. adjustable cutting width for increased run time or wider cut
  • Edger has 9 in. double-edge steel blade for powerful cutting
  • Edger’s large guide wheel offers stability and control
  • 40-volt lithium-ion high capacity battery and 90 min. charger included
  • Extended warranty: register your purchase to extend your tool warranty from 3 years to 5 years - see warranty link for more details

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Antivibration  No  Assembled Depth (in.)  8 in 
Assembled Height (in.)  36 in  Assembled Width (in.)  9.4 in 
Assembly Required  Yes  Attachment capable  Yes 
Manufacturer Warranty  3 year warranty - 2 year extended tool warranty with registration  Product Weight (lb.)  11.4 lb 
Reconditioned  No  Returnable  90-Day 
Shaft length (in.)  50.5  Shoulder harness/strap  No 
Trimmer Type  Consumer Electric Cordless String 


Rated 4.5 out of 5 by 16 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Worth The price. Powerful enough for my small yard I have a small yard and this trimmer worked well to finish the entire yard. The edger worked great as well. It was easy to assemble but some parts seemed loose or weak. May 20, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Battery-Powered Edger / Trimmer Will Replace Your Gas-Powered Equipment This trimmer / edger is well built, relatively lightweight and easy to use. The motor provides ample power for trimming thick grass and weeds. The power of the edger attachment was a very pleasant surprise. It took two passes to complete the first edging; adjusting the edger blade to go a bit deeper on the second pass. After that, edging has been a quick single pass. The battery has never gone below 50% after edging / trimming for about 30 minutes in my yard. If you want to do away with multiple gas-powered tools and you have a normal size yard, this tool is the way to go. Highly recommended. September 23, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by More than enough power I bought this combo on sale for about $200. At the time it was only $20 more than the trimmer alone, so it was a no-brainer for me. After two hard uses, I would recommend this product without hesitation. The battery charges quickly and usually still has about 75% charge after trimming and edging my small yard. I was pleasantly surprised with the power. It bogs down less than my old 2-stroke and is much quieter. It's also noticeably lighter. The best thing about it is that I no longer have any 2-stroke gas/oil mix or maintenance to deal with. June 23, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Initial Impressions Comparing to Kobalt 40V Trimmer The wife and I are building our first home after living in apartments for years. I am purchasing my first set of lawn care tools ever. I had purchased the Kobalt 40V string trimmer since Lowe's had a sale where you received a free extra battery. There was a lot to be desired from the Kobalt trimmer (i.e. the balance was terrible, handles and grips felt cheap, and there was not enough rubber grip on the handles.) This trimmer has a very unique sound, like a cordless drill crossed with an r/c car or plane. However the dual .080" line and bump feed is exactly what I wanted. I hated the autofeed feature from the Kobalt product and the line on the Kobalt was very thin .065". This product also seems to be of higher quality on the parts than the Kobalt tool. Height is about 5'9" vs. the 6'1"of the Kobalt tool. As a plus the power head has a divot on the back side of the battery to hang on a hook in the garage so it is not on the floor. As for the edger the tool spins the attachment just fine. Once our house is completed I am excited to try this system for real. Initial impressions using it on the small area of grass around the apartment seems like the machine has a good amount of power to cut and manicure the yard. I promptly returned the Kobalt product to Lowe's. April 6, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by Excellent Trimmer But... I also have the single string auto fed Ryobi 40v trimmer and I like this one far more. The trimmer does a great job, the battery charges fast and lasts a good while. The trimmer has plenty of power to do anything you ask it to, however, the edger attachment is absolutely terrible. The rubber flap gets in the way and the depth guide causes issues as well. Buy the trimmer but get an edger elsewhere June 3, 2014
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