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

  • 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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BrandTroy-BiltRYOBITroy-BiltRYOBI
Name25 cc 2-Cycle Curved Shaft Gas Trimmer with Fixed Line Trimmer Head25cc 2-Cycle Attachment Capable Full Crank Curved Shaft Gas String Trimmer25 cc Gas 2-Cycle Curved Shaft Trimmer with Attachment Capabilities4-Cycle 30cc Attachment Capable Straight Shaft Gas Trimmer
Price
Ratings
(217)
(2887)
(58)
(3006)
Engine Cycles2 Cycle2 Cycle2 Cycle4 Cycle
FeaturesPrecut Lines,Translucent Fuel TankAttachment CapableAttachment Capable,Precut Lines,Translucent Fuel TankAntivibration,Attachment Capable
Shaft TypeCurvedCurvedCurvedStraight
Line Advance SystemFixedBumpFixedBump
Start TypePullManualRecoil StartPull
Trimmer Line TypeStringStringStringString
Fuel Tank Capacity (oz.)10121011
RefurbishedNoNoNoNo
Power TypeGasGasGasGas
CA (CARB) CompliantCARB CompliantCARB CompliantCARB CompliantCARB Compliant
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Specifications

Dimensions

Assembled Depth (in.)
11 in
Assembled Height (in.)
60 in
Assembled Width (in.)
10 in
Line Style Size
.095
Maximum cutting path diameter (in.)
17
Recommended Line Diameter (in.)
.095
Shaft Length (in.)
49

Details

Assembly Required
Yes
CA (CARB) Compliant
CARB Compliant
Engine Cycles
2 Cycle
Engine Displacement (cc)
25
Engine Type
2-Cycle
Features
Attachment Capable
Fuel Tank Capacity (oz.)
12
Head Type
Wind without Assembly
Included
No-tool Line Replacement,Replacement Head
Line Advance System
Bump
Number of Trim Lines
2
Power Type
Gas
Product Weight (lb.)
11.4
Refurbished
No
Returnable
30-Day
Shaft Type
Curved
Start Type
Manual
Tools Included
String Trimmer
Trimmer Line Type
String
Trimmer Type
Hand Held

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
3 Year Limited Warranty

Questions & Answers

133Questions45Answers

Does this model accept a blade attachment ?

Asked by Bill June 18, 2021
0
Answers

Does anyone know how to completely remove the power head ? There does not appear to be a slot for...

Asked by Tom June 4, 2021
3
Answers

Tom, thank you for your interest in the RYOBI 25cc 2-Cycle Attachment Capable Full Crank Curved Shaft Gas String Trimmer. We would not suggest removing the power head from the shaft. If the powerhead is in need of repair you should take it to a service center. You can find one near you on our website. Thank you for asking, If you have further questions and would like to speak with a RYOBI Customer Experience Professional, please call, 1-800-525-2579 M-F from 9am-6pm EST. Hope this helps! - Vini

What is the starting procedure? I have a stupid gas trimmer with 5 pumps, pull 5 times, move cho...

Asked by Frustrated May 24, 2021
5
Answers

Frustrated, thank you for your interest in the RYOBI 25cc 2-Cycle Attachment Capable Full Crank Curved Shaft Gas String Trimmer. To start a cold engine: Lay the product on a flat, bare surface. Push the primer bulb approximately ten times. Set the choke lever to FULL CHOKE. Depress lock-out button and squeeze throttle trigger fully and pull starter grip and rope sharply until engine attempts to start (no more than 4x). Set the choke lever to HALF CHOKE. Pull starter grip and rope until engine runs, no more than 6 pulls. Set the choke lever to RUN. NOTE: In cooler environments, additional pulls of the starter grip and rope may be required with the choke lever in the FULL CHOKE position. To start a warm engine: Lay the product on a flat, bare surface. Push the primer bulb up to ten times. Set the choke lever to RUN. Depress lock-out button and squeeze throttle trigger fully, pull the starter cord. NOTE: If the product does not start, repeat the previous steps. Thank you for asking, If you have further questions and would like to speak with a RYOBI Customer Experience Professional, please call, 1-800-525-2579 M-F from 9am-6pm EST. Hope this helps! - Vini

What direction does the head spin if you're hold it as you would to use it? I have a straight sh...

Asked by YoMommasMomma May 13, 2021
5
Answers

clockwise

Can you use .080 line with this unit?

Asked by WeedGuy May 8, 2021
6
Answers

WeedGuy, thank you for your interest in the RYOBI 25cc 2-Cycle Attachment Capable Full Crank Curved Shaft Gas String Trimmer. This string trimmer uses 0.095 in. line. It is best to use the recommended line. Thank you for asking, If you have further questions and would like to speak with a RYOBI Customer Experience Professional, please call, 1-800-525-2579 M-F from 9am-6pm EST. Hope this helps! - Vini

Can I mount a harness/sling to this? I have a bad back and can’t bend a lot.

Asked by Mike April 13, 2021
5
Answers

Of course you can

Good trimmer, trimmer head is GARBAGE!!!

Asked by Allan April 11, 2021
5
Answers

This is not a question. Therefore no answer I could give would be appropriate.

I haven't even had this trimmer a year and can no longer use the trimmer head. There is line cau...

Asked by Allan April 11, 2021
5
Answers

Hard to crank. I followed the instructions. No Good!

Does the trimmer come with a first time bottle of 2cc oil to mix with a gallon of gas?

Asked by al February 23, 2021
5
Answers

no

What type of gas does this product use?

Asked by Lili February 1, 2021
6
Answers

Lili, thank you for your interest in the RYOBI 25cc 2-Cycle Attachment Capable Full Crank Curved Shaft Gas String Trimmer. We recommend you use Ethanol Shield 2-cycle lubricant or an equivalent high-quality synthetic 2-cycle lubricant in this product. Mix at 2.6 oz. per gallon (US).Do not use automotive lubricant or 2-cycle outboard lubricant. Thank you for asking, If you have further questions and would like to speak with a RYOBI Customer Experience Professional, please call, 1-800-525-2579 M-F from 9am-6pm EST. Hope this helps! - Vini

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Customer Reviews

  • 4.3
    out of 2,887 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!
by Clean 74
Buyer Beware
String feeder head melted off metal hex nut on second use. No help in fixing it, ignored.
by McDoinit
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
2 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.
by Forgetmenot
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
3 people found this helpful
Junk
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!
by Nan
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
5 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
by Fatt
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.
by SteveS
5 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.
by leavitt87
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.
by Jim
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
6 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.
by WasWhackingIt
1 person 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.
by Dan
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
11 people found this helpful
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