Model # RY40220

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Ryobi 40-Volt Lithium-Ion Cordless Attachment Capable String Trimmer - 2.6 Ah Battery and Charger Included
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40-Volt Lithium-Ion Cordless Attachment Capable String Trimmer - 2.6 Ah Battery and Charger Included

  • Attachment Capable: Works with Ryobi Expand-It Attachments
  • Variable Speed Trigger for Cutting Control
  • Includes 40-Volt High Capacity Lithium-Ion Battery and Charger
Was  $169.00
$14900 /each

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Product Overview

  • Attachment Capable: Works with Ryobi Expand-It Attachments
  • Variable Speed Trigger for Cutting Control
  • Includes 40-Volt High Capacity Lithium-Ion Battery and Charger
Gas-like power you want, attachment capability you need. The Ryobi 40-Volt X Expand-it Trimmer delivers power like a gas trimmer, with none of the hassle of mixing oil and gas. Attachment capability means you can add on Ryobi Expand-It attachments, saving you time, money and space. The Ryobi 40-Volt X Expand-It Cordless Trimmer comes with premium 0.080 in. twisted line and the REEL-EASY bump-feed string head for faster reloads, usually found only on gas trimmers. The cutting width is adjustable for longer run time or wider cutting width. This trimmer is recommended for yards up to one acre.
  • Works with all Ryobi 40-Volt lithium-ion tools and batteries
  • Attachment capable: accepts Ryobi expand-it attachments and other universal gas attachments to save time, money and space
  • 40-Volt lithium-ion high capacity battery and 90 min charger included
  • Premium 0.080 in. twisted dual line
  • Reel-easy bump-feed string head for fast and easy reloading
  • Variable speed trigger for cutting control
  • 13 in. - 15 in. adjustable cutting width for longer run time or wider cutting path
  • 5-year limited warranty
  • Click here for more information on Electronic Recycling Programs

Product Overview

  • Attachment Capable: Works with Ryobi Expand-It Attachments
  • Variable Speed Trigger for Cutting Control
  • Includes 40-Volt High Capacity Lithium-Ion Battery and Charger
Model #: RY40220
Sku #: 1000025222
Internet #: 204589659

Gas-like power you want, attachment capability you need. The Ryobi 40-Volt X Expand-it Trimmer delivers power like a gas trimmer, with none of the hassle of mixing oil and gas. Attachment capability means you can add on Ryobi Expand-It attachments, saving you time, money and space. The Ryobi 40-Volt X Expand-It Cordless Trimmer comes with premium 0.080 in. twisted line and the REEL-EASY bump-feed string head for faster reloads, usually found only on gas trimmers. The cutting width is adjustable for longer run time or wider cutting width. This trimmer is recommended for yards up to one acre.

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  • Works with all Ryobi 40-Volt lithium-ion tools and batteries
  • Attachment capable: accepts Ryobi expand-it attachments and other universal gas attachments to save time, money and space
  • 40-Volt lithium-ion high capacity battery and 90 min charger included
  • Premium 0.080 in. twisted dual line
  • Reel-easy bump-feed string head for fast and easy reloading
  • Variable speed trigger for cutting control
  • 13 in. - 15 in. adjustable cutting width for longer run time or wider cutting path
  • 5-year limited warranty
  • Click here for more information on Electronic Recycling Programs

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Name 40-Volt Lithium-Ion Cordless String Trimmer/Edger - 2.6 Ah Battery and Charger Included 40-Volt Lithium-Ion Cordless Attachment Capable String Trimmer - 2.6 Ah Battery and Charger Included ONE+ 18-Volt Lithium-Ion Brushless Cordless String Trimmer - 4.0 Ah Battery and Charger Included 15 in. 56-Volt Lithium-ion Electric Cordless String Trimmer w/Rapid Reload Head with 2.5Ah Battery and Charger Included
Brand Ryobi Ryobi Ryobi EGO
Ratings (1786) (3527) (653) (1006)
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Specifications

Dimensions

Assembled Depth (in.)
17 in
Assembled Height (in.)
64.25 in
Assembled Width (in.)
11 in
Line Style Size
.080
Maximum cutting path diameter (in.)
15
Recommended Line Diameter (in.)
.080
Shaft Length (in.)
50.5

Details

Assembly Required
Yes
Battery Amp Hours
2.6 Ah
Battery Type
Lithium Ion
Battery/Charger
(1) 2.6 Ah Battery & Charger Included
Charger Included
Charger Included
Features
Attachment Capable
Head Type
Wind without Assembly
Included
Battery,No-tool Line Replacement,Replacement Head
Line Advance System
Bump
Number of Batteries Included
1
Number of Trim Lines
2
Power Type
Cordless
Product Weight (lb.)
11.4lb
Refurbished
No
Returnable
90-Day
Shaft Type
Straight
Start Type
Electric
Trimmer Line Type
String
Trimmer Type
Hand Held
Voltage (v)
40v

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
5 Year Limited Warranty

Specifications

Dimensions

Assembled Depth (in.)
17 in
Assembled Height (in.)
64.25 in
Assembled Width (in.)
11 in
Line Style Size
.080
Maximum cutting path diameter (in.)
15
Recommended Line Diameter (in.)
.080
Shaft Length (in.)
50.5

Details

Assembly Required
Yes
Battery Amp Hours
2.6 Ah
Battery Type
Lithium Ion
Battery/Charger
(1) 2.6 Ah Battery & Charger Included
Charger Included
Charger Included
Features
Attachment Capable
Head Type
Wind without Assembly
Included
Battery,No-tool Line Replacement,Replacement Head
Line Advance System
Bump
Number of Batteries Included
1
Number of Trim Lines
2
Power Type
Cordless
Product Weight (lb.)
11.4lb
Refurbished
No
Returnable
90-Day
Shaft Type
Straight
Start Type
Electric
Trimmer Line Type
String
Trimmer Type
Hand Held
Voltage (v)
40v

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
5 Year Limited Warranty

Questions & Answers

What is the difference between this trimmer and the other cheaper 40v Ryobi Trimmer (Model # RY40210A)?

Asked by: Boomer
The cheaper one is 12" swatch diameter which is some how the traditional cordless model standardss, where as this one, like gas powered, has 15" diameter, if that make you happy. I am happy with the 12" though for half this price.
Answered by: Rasmoshine
Date published: 2017-05-30

Cutting head rotation

Which way does the cutting head rotate? I want a trimmer that rotates the way most curved shaft trimmers rotate and I believe that is clock wise.
Asked by: PMP350
Looking down on them, most straight shaft trimmers turn counter clockwise and most curved shaft trimmers turn clockwise, in order to keep manufacturing costs down (fewer gears). You will find straight shaft trimmers are designed with a poor head angle, especially when using an extension, and for anyone who is not taller than average (more than 50% of us) and will kick back debris on right handed operators. You will find curved shaft trimmers difficult to find and buy ("out of stock", etc) The ideal would be an adjustable angle head, similar to my hedge trimmer attachment, with a bevel gear to reverse the spin to clockwise.
Answered by: Piloto
Date published: 2018-03-01

Bought one of these last night. Ready to get started. Next question is after battery is charged where is best place to store battery?

On charger? Off of the charger? On the attachment? Should battery be exposed to hot and cold temps in storage shed?
Asked by: DoDa
Thank you for asking, DoDa. To obtain the longest possible battery life, we suggest removing the battery pack from the charger once it is fully charged and ready for use. For battery pack storage longer than 30 days, store the battery pack where the temperature is below 80°f and away from moisture, store battery packs in a 30%-50% charged condition, and every six months of storage, we recommend charging the battery pack as normal. Great question! I hope this helps. –Keri
Answered by: RYOBIOutdoors
Date published: 2018-02-07

Is this 40 volt battery interchangeable with 40 volt self-propelled lawn mower?

Asked by: MW
Sure is! Honestly, I really love this system. I bought the trimmer, chainsaw and blower as well as the mower. No more pulling a cord on a tempermental gas mower. The noise difference is amazing as well. Glad I made the switch
Answered by: AHORL
Date published: 2018-04-11
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Customer Reviews

40-Volt Lithium-Ion Cordless Attachment Capable String Trimmer - 2.6 Ah Battery and Charger Included is rated 4.3 out of 5 by 3492.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product! As long as you keep your expectations in check, you'll be good to go. It's not gas... Great product! As long as you keep your expectations in check, you'll be good to go. It's not gas. So, it's not quite as powerful. BUT it still packs a punch! I've used it every weekend since I bought it 4 weeks ago. No problems with edging. I bought the 40v mower at the same time. I was able to mow, edge, mow again all one one charge - with at least 1/4 battery left over. (I admit, like most modern neighborhoods, I have a small yard). But since it was edging so good, I put it through its paces on the overgrown side yard. It whipped through all this in less than 30mins. Still had battery power left, so I started a second pass. I took a picture when i got a few feet in.
Date published: 2017-05-23
Rated 3 out of 5 by from I love the tool itself and works great and has lot of power. My issue is with the battery. I ne... I love the tool itself and works great and has lot of power. My issue is with the battery. I needed to replace it once, and going on a second time in less than a year. The first replacement process was average, needed to provide tool, battery, and charger model numbers and serial numbers -- all after they were registered on the Ryobi tool site. I am on the second time and gave all the same information for the replaced battery, but they required that I provide the email that was sent to me more than 6 months ago. I do have my receipts from the initial purchase, but that's not good enough. Buyer beware of the warranty. Ryobi please support your customer base!
Date published: 2017-06-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I bought several of the 40 Volt series lawn equipment about two weeks ago, and this along with th... I bought several of the 40 Volt series lawn equipment about two weeks ago, and this along with the edger attachment work great together! Very powerful, I was actually surprised by that. The weedwacker is fast and shreds quickly (buy the double, way better than the single side), and the edger cuts through the ground, dirt, and thick grass. It also has a safety on it, kind of annoying but it is important to have, that if too much force is put on the motor, it will kick off and reset as to not damage the tool. I love this set up, the weight is low, and it is very quiet. I used the blower to finish up, and my yard is looking better and better! I hope they make even more 40v tools!
Date published: 2017-07-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I can't say enough positive things about this trimmer. It takes attachments. It takes the same ... I can't say enough positive things about this trimmer. It takes attachments. It takes the same battery type my electric mower does. It comes with a charger and battery. You can rotate the head 90 degrees. It doesn't have any of the drawbacks of a gas trimmer including having to mix gas and get the effing thing running. On top of all this, it's available at a comparable price to similar string trimmers that run on gas. If you are into reducing your carbon footprint, then this is for you also. I love this trimmer so much i'm going to buy a matching hedge trimmer. As for usage per charge, i have about 1/2 acre with a fenced in yard and a few bushes and trees. It's enough to eat up about a tank of gas on a normal trimmer. This thing handles it on one charge easily.
Date published: 2017-04-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from i purchased this trimmer and at the same time purchased the edger attachment. i waited 2 weeks to... i purchased this trimmer and at the same time purchased the edger attachment. i waited 2 weeks to review so i could use it a couple of times before reviewing. i llve on a corner lot so i have about 120 ft of sidewalk on the side and about 75ft of sidewalk in the front, both have park strips so its a lot of edging, i also have about 6 trees i have to trim around with the string trimmer. 2 weeks in a row i completed the lawn and still have 4 out if five battery leds lit. both the edger and string trimmer are powerful and the edger is faster and more accurate then a dedicated walk behind edger. with all that extra battery i have left i guess i am going to home deopt this weekend and getting the blower attachment so i dont have to deal with my gas blower anymore.
Date published: 2017-06-01
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Extremely dissatisfied I bought this product less than a month ago, used it 3 times, and the battery is already in need of replacement. Took it to the store and was turned away because it's a battery issue so I was to call Ryobi for replacement. The battery is on backorder so it will be at least 2-3 weeks before i get it. He told me that was good timing because it used to be December before they could get it (it's now August). The lady behind me at Home Depot was bringing hers in for the EXACT same issue. Frustrating that I can't return the defective product within the return period on my receipt. $200 spent on this product and attachments, only to not be able to use it during peak mowing time.
Date published: 2017-08-23
Rated 1 out of 5 by from I genuinely liked this product. It worked great for almost a month and a half and truly does pow... I genuinely liked this product. It worked great for almost a month and a half and truly does power all of my attachments just like the old 2-cycle gas models. I used an edger, hedge trimmer, and blower attachment and was impressed with how they worked. Now the downside: one battery was not enough, especially with charging issues. The battery worked fine for the first couple of weeks, then never seemed to hold a full charge until it eventually stopped charging at all. I really want to see products like this one do well, but until Ryobi can get their battery and charging issues sorted out, I will have to go back to mixing gas.
Date published: 2017-08-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I bought the 40-Volt Lithium-Ion Cordless Attachment Capable String Trimmer several weeks ago and... I bought the 40-Volt Lithium-Ion Cordless Attachment Capable String Trimmer several weeks ago and was so impressed that I bought the edger attachment which I just now unboxed and used. I am 5+ pleased with both. Both were easily unboxed, attached and the job they both did was exemplar. I will not try the blower.... Go get you one I definitely recommend both. Stay tuned and I will report on the blower when I get it - which will be soon.
Date published: 2017-05-31
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