When taking care of the lawn we have to choose which plants to keep and which to get rid off for the beauty and health of our yard. The best battery powered weed eater allows you to get rid of the unsightly and bothersome so you plants and grass can bloom well.
The list below represents our top choices when it comes to weed eaters. For more information on the products, please see our reviews underneath.
- Our Top Pick: BLACK+DECKER LST136W String Trimmer
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When choosing weed eaters, you’ll have a option of choosing between the corded electric units, gas based models and the cordless ones. In this section, we focus on the battery powered weed eaters.
These will allow you to take care of your lawn without having to deal with gas and oil, as well as tangling with any electric cords.
These units are also lightweight so you can easily handle and control them using a single arm.
Best Battery Powered Weed Eater Reviews
BLACK+DECKER LST136W 40V Max Lithium String Trimmer
The Black & Decker LST136W is powered by a 40 volt lithium battery. The battery, which is included with the purchase of the product, is also a Black & Decker item. And, it can be used in some of their other devices.
This makes it ideal for power tool users to purchase the same brand since some of their components like the battery in this case, can be used for various products made by the brand.
When you buy thie LST136W, it comes with a charger so you don’t have to purchase that separately.
The LST136W offers lawn caretakers and gardeners two power settings:
- For especially thick weeds, you can select the 8,500 RPM max power mode. This offers more power for the tough, tangled grassy areas.
- Then choose the max run time mode of 6500 RPM for your routine trimming chores. This feature gives you the power when you need it but you don’t drain the battery unnecessarily.
This is a string trimmer, but getting the string to feed properly is not an issue. The machine does it automatically. Another useful feature is the quick and simple manner in which you can convert this trimmer from a trimmer to an edger and back.
The cutting swath is 13 inches. This lets you cover enough area on every pass to get rid of the unwanted weeds in your yard. The Black & Decker LST136W weed eater weighs 11 pounds and is approximately 3.5 feet long. For people with a lot of trimming to do this is probably the best battery powered weed eater.
WORX WG175 32-volt Lithium MAX Cordless Grass Trimmer and Edger with Wheel Set
The WORX WG175 is a wheeled trimmer but is the size of a hand held which increases ease of use. It also means this weed eater can be used as a small mower as well as a trimmer. In addition, it easily converts to an edger.
This is one of the reasons we like this product a lot. Having a multipurpose power tool like this saves you on money, space in the shed and the time to store and pull out the next tool for the job.
The 30 volt battery which powers this WORX product will run as long as 35 minutes on low speed. The battery needs approximately 3 hours to recharge fully when depleted.
The height of the unit’s shaft can be easily adjusted by use of a quick release trigger. This lets you adjust it to your height or to the length you need to reach certain weed areas.
Other features of this product include: an automatic line feed, a flower guard that helps protect those beauties you don’t want trimmed, and a very manageable six pound weight.
Black & Decker NST1118 10-Inch Cordless Trimmer and Edger
The Black & Decker NST1118 runs on an 18 volt battery. This makes it lighter and more compact than the others, though gives you less run time before charging is required.
The battery and a charger are both included with the product in its packaging.
In this Black & Decker lawn cutter, the trimmer string is fed automatically so the need for continual adjustments is no longer needed.
The unit’s power transmission feature also enables you to select between two different power settings depending on the type of grass or other foliage you are trimming.
For comfort and preference, the product’s handle shaft can be adjusted to the desired length of the person using it. A Groom and Edge flip up guide enables the NST1118 to be easily and quickly converted between the trimmer and edger functions. The trigger starter works instantly every time.
Toro 51484 Cordless 12-Inch 20-Volt Lithium-Ion Electric Trimmer/Edger
The Toro 51484 has a 5 amp motor which is powered by a 20 volt Lithium Ion battery. This rechargeable battery is included when you buy this product.
The battery will light up when a charge is needed to quickly give you a warning. When the charge is complete a light on the charger turns green.
The 51484 is a string trimmer with a 12 inch cutting path. It can also be easily converted to an edger and just as easily changed back to a trimmer.
This lets you finish the edges of your lawn once you’re done trimming grass and taking care of the weeds.
The cutting string is fed automatically by the machine as needed. This allows for easy maintenance and eliminates the need for you to keep bumping the head on the grass to get the string out. The units 6.9 pound weight and the adjustable length shaft handle mean it can be conveniently used by most family members.