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25cc 2-Cycle Attachment Capable Full Crank Curved Shaft Gas String Trimmer

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  • Full Crank Engine for 2x Longer Life
  • Curved Shaft for Lighter Trimming and Less User Fatigue
  • Attachment Capable to Save Time, Money, and Space
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Product Overview

Introducing the RYOBI 2-cycle gas curved shaft string trimmer with a full crank engine for 2X longer life. This string trimmer accepts RYOBI Expand-It Universal Brand Fit attachments adding versatility to your trimmer. Simply attach a cultivator, blower or even a hedge trimmer to the power head and quickly move from project to project. Save time, save space and save money with the RYOBI Expand-It system. RYOBI makes string head reloads easier with the Reel-Easy String Head, thread your string, twist the head and resume trimming. Users will experience easier starting with the Zip Start carburetor and included ethanol shield 2-cycle oil. Backed by a 3-year warranty, trust the RYOBI 2-cycle gas curved shaft string trimmer for your outdoor trimming needs.
  • Full crank engine for 2X longer life
  • Attachment capable: accepts universal brand fit attachments
  • Zip start carburetor for easier starting
  • Reel-easy bump-feed string head for faster reloads
  • Dual 0.095 in. line
  • Curved shaft for lighter trimming and less user fatigue
  • Ethanol shield 2-cycle oil included
  • Learn More about the RYOBI Platform Here

  • California residents

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Engine Cycles2 Cycle2 Cycle2 Cycle4 Cycle
Shaft TypeCurvedCurvedStraightCurved
FeaturesPrecut Lines,Translucent Fuel TankAttachment CapableAttachment CapableAntivibration,Attachment Capable,Translucent Fuel Tank
Line Advance SystemFixedBumpBumpBump
Start TypePullManualManualPull
Fuel Tank Capacity (oz.)10121212
Power TypeGasGasGasGas
CA (CARB) CompliantCARB CompliantCARB CompliantCARB CompliantCARB Compliant
Engine Displacement (cc)25252530
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Assembled Depth (in.)
11 in
Assembled Height (in.)
60 in
Assembled Width (in.)
10 in
Line Style Size
Maximum cutting path diameter (in.)
Recommended Line Diameter (in.)
Shaft Length (in.)


Assembly Required
CA (CARB) Compliant
CARB Compliant
Engine Cycles
2 Cycle
Engine Displacement (cc)
Engine Type
Attachment Capable
Fuel Tank Capacity (oz.)
Head Type
Wind without Assembly
No-tool Line Replacement,Replacement Head
Line Advance System
Number of Trim Lines
Power Type
Product Weight (lb.)
Shaft Type
Start Type
Tools Included
String Trimmer
Trimmer Line Type
Trimmer Type
Hand Held

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
3 Year Limited Warranty

Questions & Answers

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Customer Reviews

  • 4.3
    out of 3,047 reviews
  • 87% recommend this product
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Awesome trimmer!
[This review was collected as part of a promotion.] Just bought this trimmer last week and love it. It’s actually my third Ryobi trimmer and I’ve got all the attachments. Been using your brand for years!
    • Recommended
    Buyer Beware
    String feeder head melted off metal hex nut on second use. No help in fixing it, ignored.
    Response from RYOBIOutdoorsOct 12, 2020
    Hello, McDoinit - We are so sorry to read about your experience with the trimmer head! And it would be great to discuss this further. Would you mind sending us an email at reviews@ryobitools.com? RYOBIOutdoorTools
      7 people found this helpful
      Can’t start it
      Used this trimmer for 10 minutes. Shut it off to move some wood and I haven’t been able to restart it. I have tried multiple days. I am starting a business and need a reliable trimmer. Not sure if I will replace it with another Ryobi or another brand. I do like the attachment feature.
      Response from RYOBIOutdoorsAug 27, 2020
      Hello, Forgetmenot - We are sorry to hear your trimmer will not restart! If you would, will you please be looking for an email from us at reviews@ryobitools.com? We want to hear more about your experience, so we can work on providing you with a good solution! RYOBIOutdoorTools
        8 people found this helpful
        Had hitachi for 15 years, this didnt last last 2x! Doesn't bump. Line keeps breaking and must re-do entire thing just for the string to work. HATE IT! Going BACK today!
        Response from RYOBIOutdoorsAug 12, 2020
        Hello, Nan - We are so sorry that you're having trouble with the trimmer line! If you would, will you please email us at reviews@ryobitools.com? We'd like to connect, so we can try and improve your experience! RYOBIOutdoorTools
          10 people found this helpful
          My First abig Job
          I bought my trimmer about a week ago , I had a big job an a saw how Ryobi also had attachments which was awesome , but anyways I had to go cut this yard that look like a jungle no way it should’ve been like that , but when I got my ryobi to work it got the job done
            • Recommended
            good overall but bump head not durable
            Pro: Starts easily, works fine with edger attachment. Con: Bump head isn't durable and wore out quickly. Needs to be replaced in less than 6 months. Never was easy to use the tool to feed new line in - easier to take it apart and turn from the bottom. I e-mailed about this and received no reply.
              • Recommended
              7 people found this helpful
              Reel Easy trimmer head is junk
              [This review was collected as part of a promotion.] This is a tough review because the trimmer itself is a great reliable trimmer, this is my second one. However, the new reel easy trimmer head is absolute junk. During first use out of the box, the reel easy trimmer head basically exploded. Plastic head cracked and entire thing went flying into the tall grass. Only bumped it 3 times to advance the line and then gone. Wasn't even bumped on pavement, just grass. All that remained was the base attached to the trimmer shaft. If you buy this trimmer, I recommend buying a replacement head along with it or you'll be making another trip to the store very soon. Never even got a chance to use the cool feature of easy line loading.
                Bad product
                This product has some obvious design flaw. I had the same experience as other negative posts. The trimmer started to wobble and the grass deflector and trimmer head fell off. Some type of plastic bushing melted. I contacted Ryobi and got no response.
                Response from RYOBIOutdoorsJun 8, 2020
                Hello, Jim - We are very sorry to hear about your experience with the grass deflector and string head! If you would, will you please email us at reviews@ryobitools.com? We'd like to discuss your experience further! RYOBIOutdoorTools
                  11 people found this helpful
                  Happy with this, very similar to an old Sears that ran forever
                  To start, I had a setback with the bump head, *See Q & A WasWhackingIt May 26 2020, but have since figured it out. This bump head is different than the ones described in the answers, there are not 2 tabs. I had to hold the shaft and unscrew the head then I had to push in the green bump enough to release tension on the spool so it would unlock. But now I know and it is working good. I like this machine so far, I just sold a Stihl FS40 that ran excellently but I could not stand the bump feed on it and had two different heads but both were not very efficient but were real frustrating and a waste of time. I just want to wack the weeds. This machine is very similar to a Sears weed eater that was my favorite and it lasted for many years, original spark plug, filter and it just went and went. This whacker seems pretty steady, it will be fine for what I use it for.
                    • Recommended
                    3 people found this helpful
                    Avoid this product!!!
                    I received this as a gift for Father’s Day. Unfortunately, while using it one day, the housing started to wobble and flew off. Upon further inspection, I saw that the plastic had melted. At the time of this writing, the last reviewer posted they had the same problem. Figuring this is a warranty issue, I contacted Ryobi and they directed me to the nearest service location (25 minutes away). To keep this short, I’ve basically spent a little over 3 1/2 hours on the phone over the course of 4 phone calls in two days for a piece of equipment with an obvious warranty issue for a trimmer that has been used 6 times. All to be told that I have to buy the lower attachment. The trimmer is low quality and the entire customer service experience has been awful as well. I want to like Ryobi and their products because for the price and amount of times I would use their tools, they seem like a good deal, but obviously not. I completely understand if people still buy their products but after this experience, I would not recommend it. The picture I am attaching shows how the plastic melted resulting in the entire housing simply falling off.
                    Response from RYOBIOutdoorsMay 31, 2020
                    Hello, Dan - We are very sorry to hear about your unsatisfactory experience with the 2-Cycle Curved Shaft Trimmer! Will you please email us at reviews@ryobitools.com? We are interested in speaking with you, so we can try and move this experience in a better direction. RYOBIOutdoorTools
                      17 people found this helpful
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