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tmnolen
Mar 25 , 2013
Lightweight with Power
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SeattleZach
Apr 28 , 2013
If your grass is made from tissue paper, you might like this trimmer
I live in the Seattle, WA area and purchased this trimmer. I thought "Great, now I won't have to drag my cord around!" Unfortunately, I'm not sure what grass they tested this model on, because my grass just look at this trimmer and laughed at it. In fact, my grass brought all of it's grass friends over for a party - all of whom knew there was nothing this trimmer could do about it! I suppose it you are cutting some small grass around bushes, this would do just fine. But if you're doing any serious edge trimmer around the boarder of a lawn and you need it to really cut a line in the dirt - this trimmer isn't going to do it for you. By an electric "plug in" trimmer!
 

Bullseye37

Yakima, WA

Aug 21 , 2014
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Gets the job done...

With the lithium battery the power is sufficient. Works well for small jobs.....for bigger jobs, have another battery charging. Line that come with weed-eater is cheap.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Scott1976

Hanscom AFB, MA

Aug 20 , 2014
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Nice Trimmer especially compaered to gas ones !

Purchased instead of a gas trimmer. I figured save $ on gas. Plus I have tools with same battery pack so liked that & no cord compared to traditional electric trimmers so no hassel with cords. Assembly was a breeze even if you are an amatuer when comes to tools. Charged in less than 1 hour & went and trimmed front & back yard ! Battery still had juicy ! If wanted to last even longer I would pickup a Lithium 19.2 which I have 2 already. Overall great trimmer ! Trimmers adjustments are easy also & no need for tools to do ! The line adjust is easy also with a button & pull technology ! Only thing I haven't done is change line yet but will probably also be easy I imagine ! Great trimmer & won't regret buying ! Last it is a lot quieter than a gas trimmer so if have kids or animals it won't scare as bad or bother your neighbors !


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handyman10

Columbus, OH

Aug 18 , 2014
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Went Dead

I purchase this item a year and a half ago. It works fairly well but went dead and Sears was unable to remedy the problem. The line also goes fairly quickly. Perhaps mine was just bad luck, but I did not appreciate that the product stopped working so quickly.


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joeengineer

Somerset, MA

Aug 18 , 2014
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This is a nice edge trimmer. Very easy to used and very versatile. Great.

This is a great trimmer. After using other gas and electricalicaly powered trimmers, this trimmer is easy to use and the feeding mechanism is a breeze.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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yukonnana

Biggs, CA

Aug 18 , 2014
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trimmer

light weight, great for trimming around items

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Aug 15 , 2014
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19.2V Cordless C3 String Trimmer

We are happy with our weedwacker. Its light and powerful and runs for quite a sufficient amount of time before the battery died. I'd say about 1.5 - 2 hrs. of use before it died, without warning though but that may be how all of these batteries work. All in all, we are happy with this purchase and it was a reasonable price too.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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StLRory

Norfolk, VA

Aug 13 , 2014
via craftsman.com
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Worked great... for a while

It worked well for what it was. Great to have no fuss with gas and oil, but it is only meant for light lawn duty. It was humming away just fine when I stored it for the winter, then I pulled it out this spring, slapped a freshly charged battery on... and nada. Not a sound or movement.


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Aug 6 , 2014
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Yard work

Ideal for my city yard work. Love the ease of use. no cords or cranking yeah!!!

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Aug 5 , 2014
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19.2V Cordless C3 String Trimmer

I didn't like it, returned it the same week. The battery did not last long enough to even do the front of the house and it took to long to charge it for the next use. With this item it would of took me a week to do my whole yard.


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Tersen

Calumet, MI

Aug 1 , 2014
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Easy to use!!!!

The 19.2V Cordless C3 String Trimmer is light weight and easy to use. I can trim up my entire yard on one charge. I cut down all the ferns in our yard with ease and without getting bogged down. Great trimmer.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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tracesgranny

Otho, IA

Jul 31 , 2014
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super super

This is the most useful item that we have purchased in a long time, We live on an acreage so we have a lot of mowing and trimming, it is fantastic on both trimming around trees and edging.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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wiengo

Sheridan, WY

Jul 31 , 2014
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decent trimmer

I really liked the way it can adjust to my desired set up, this makes it easy to hold and to use. It has a pretty good balance to it and plenty of power for around the yard. I liked the fact that it came with the battery and charger already. I got this to go along with my Craftsman system with the same battery, which has made things very interchangeable. It is a "self feeding" with "no tapping" the bottom to extend the string, which is a great feature...when it works. This is the one thing that I struggled with, it didn't feed down consistently.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Mackeltoy

Omaha, NE

Jul 30 , 2014
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Great Value

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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jpkiste

Greenville, MI

Jul 30 , 2014
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Weedeater

I purchased this item because it was lighter than the models that hold gas and it lives up to my expectations. I am glad tha I purchased it

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Debbiegb

Gilberton, PA

Jul 30 , 2014
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He was very pleased!!!!!!

This was purchased as a Father's Day Gift and when he opened it he was very happy. No gasoline or cords, how wonderful. Does keep a charge for a long time and little to no noise either. I recommend this to anyone who wants the freedom from electic and no hassel with gasoline.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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pop2

Cantonment, FL

Jul 30 , 2014
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19.2V String Trimmer

this 19.2V Cordless C3 String Trimmer really surprised me when it arrived,....very lite weight, but enough power to cut for about 30 to 35 minutes,...it comes with one of the large "lithium ion" batteries and charger which is better than the Ni-cad, great addition to my C3 tools

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Jul 30 , 2014
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Trimmer

Lightweight, long lasting battery time.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Hung402

Lincoln, NE

Jul 25 , 2014
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19.2V Cordless C3 String Trimmer

I bought this item because I was in need of a trimmer and didn't want to go with a gas trimmer. It does help to read the manual but is pretty self-explanatory. It charged fairly quickly and did what I needed it to do. It could hold a charge longer, but it was sufficient with the size yard I have.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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JAKE_OB

Anderson, SC

Jul 24 , 2014
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The power to deliver!

This trimmer from Craftsman C3 gets the yardwork done! I was surprised at the power and battery life. This has no trouble trimming grass and weeds and even can handle some of the thicker stuff you might not expect! Highly recommended, and the best part, CORDLESS! Pop in your battery and your ready to roll!

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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qcox

Memphis, TN

Jul 24 , 2014
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Love not having to worry about oil and fuel

I purchased this trimmer because of one reason, battery operated. My old trimmer (that was past down to me from my father) required fuel and was hard to start. It was older and I needed something new. I saw this trimmer online at Sears.com and fell in love with it. I've only used it once so far but the experience was a lot easier and I finished trimming my yard a lot faster.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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mmm1mmm2

Smyrna, GA

Jul 23 , 2014
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Craftsman trimmer/edger I bought this for my husband for Father's Day.

I tried this out myself + found it worked great. It's lightweight + handles easily. Since we don't have a big area to trim + edge, I could do the whole area without the battery needing another charge. It's very easy to convert from trimmer to edger. You do have to press a button with your thumb on one side of the handle + use the rest of your fingers to work it but it is not awkward.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Mr.Bix

Marlton, NJ

Jul 23 , 2014
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Excellent C3 battery tool

June 2014. New Jersey. Review for C3 String Trimmer and C3 Blower combo, with C3 Lithium Battery and charger. Executive Summary: If you have a C3 Lithium battery tools and a lawn, get this! Excellent trimmer, for light work. The blower works well, too... but don?t expect either of them to out-perform more heavy, expensive and complex gas or 110 volt AC powered tools. I bought the C3 String Trimmer and Leaf Blower combo with lithium battery CS1403 / 315.PP2025 and charger EA1337 / 315.CH2021 and am quite pleased. $90 on sale for all / half price. I already own two gas-powered string trimmers -- both inoperative after only one season due to the ethanol in our gasoline -- and a 110 volt corded electric trimmer and a 110 volt corded electric blower. The tools are light and fairly well built, the balance is good, and they are MUCH quieter than anything running on gas. Also a little quieter than corded electric tools. Not surprisingly, my 110 volt tools are stronger than the C3 String Trimmer and Blower, but hey, the C3s don?t require a cord! Grab and go, and put the battery on the charger when you?re done. C3 Lithium gives me about 1/2 hour of use without running down the battery (which would be very bad for the battery!) and the trimmer does a good job on grass, weeds, and small blueberry bushes. Woody stems will stop it, so don?t think it will replace a Brush Saw Blade on a gas-powered trimmer. In fact, since the C3 trimmer uses skinny blue .065 line and it?s self-feeding, you should invest $9.99 in a 300 foot package of #85609 ?6-bladed shape Commercial Grade? Trimmer line. The trimmer self-feeds pretty fast. I?ve run the trimmer about 2 hours, and the original spool is about half gone already. You can also buy loaded replacement spools, but the battery will limit you, not the spool capacity. Both tools are powerful enough to throw debris. Wear safety glasses. Don?t use C3 NiCad batteries for a high-draw tool like this. The lithium battery #CS1403 that came with this package does not have an indicator light, so listen to the machine and don?t run it down too far. I can go for about 20 minutes or maybe half an hour walking around and trimming small stuff. Carry spares to the job and recharge often. My spares #CS0842 have discharge lights and when they show red, I switch in another. The charger EA1337 is not as fast to recharge as my bigger Sears CS0842 Multi-Chemistry Lithium/Ni-Cad charger, but I don?t care. If it?s such a big job as to run down all my batteries, I should have gotten out the 110 volt trimmer and cords anyway. The C3 blower is also effective, as long as you don?t think it will blow away a big pile of wet leaves. It?s great to have handy in the garage to grab and sweep the floor or to blow off the driveway before company comes. Or throw it in the car with the string trimmer and a couple of batteries and go clean up your mother?s yard.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Jul 22 , 2014
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Don't expect to it to cut anything but grass and small weeds.

This c3 trimmer works pretty well if all you need is to do some light trimming/edging. I replaced the string with a more aggressive type. The string I choose was a hexagon shape as opposed to the round that the trimmer comes with. This seemed to help due to the sharper edges of the string. However the auto feed didn't like it as much. But then again the auto feed doesn't like anything. Which brings me to the worst part of the trimmer, the auto feed. OMG just let me bump it when I need more. I'm a big boy, I know when I need more string. Every time you let off the trigger, as it slows down, more string is feed out. Even if you don't need it. The excess is cut off so as not to hit the shield. That is just wasteful. The battery lasts long enough for me to trim an average size suburban home. If I trim and edge it will not last. But I don't usually edge very often.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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sambo0519

Oconomowoc, WI

Jul 21 , 2014
via kmart.com
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Powerful Lightweight battery powered trimmer

My old generic battery powered trimmer died this summer. So I picked one up that fit my existing C3 set of batteries and tools. I was skeptical as to how its power would be, since my old generic one was ok in terms of that. I also got a high cap xcp battery to put it in. I tried it with the lithium battery that came with it, and it was significantly stronger/faster than my old trimmer ever was, then I put in an XCP, and wow, it was crazy. It felt as powerful as a gas trimmer, but with no fuss over maintaining the engine. This thing cut through everything in my yard. It lasts longer than I would expect with the XCP high cap battery, and its very light weight compared to other ones I've tried(mostly generic battery powered).

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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indabuff

Granite City, IL

Jul 18 , 2014
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Its a Craftsman

It's easy to use an does everything I need it to do. Not like some cheaper brands I've used that don't auto feed the string. or the battery doesn't last the whole job!


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