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Greenworks 21142 10 Amp 18 in. Straight Shaft Electric String Trimmer / Edger
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Greenworks 21142 10 Amp 18 in. Straight Shaft Electric String Trimmer / Edger

Model#: GWKN21142
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The all electric operation of the Greenworks' line of tools provides not only reliable performance and dependability, but also offer a clean running alternative to gas powered tools as well. Each Greenworks' tool comes with a variety of performance and safety features that not only help you get the job done right, they also promise carbon emission free operation for a cleaner environment.
Lightweight yet powerful, the Greenworks 21142 10 Amp Electric 18 in. Straight Shaft String Edge Trimmer has become known as the most powerful electric trimmer on the market. Boasting an 18 in. cutting path, the 21142 delivers the same great performance you'd expect from a gas trimmer in a lighter, eco-friendly design. Constructed with a durable straight shaft and comfortable molded grip for longer operation, the 21142 10 Amp Electric 18 in. Straight Shaft String Edge Trimmer delivers in both performance and reliability.
Features:
  • Powerful 10 Amp motor for reliable cutting power
  • Wide 18 in. cutting path for tougher applications
  • Quick-connect coupler allows for easy attachment changes and fits various name brands
  • Up to 25% lighter than traditional gas trimmers on the market
  • Lock-off switch helps prevent accidental start-ups
  • Over-mold grips and handles for greater operator comfort
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  • 10 Amp 18 in. Straight Shaft Electric String Trimmer / Edger - 21142

Specifications

Weight: 9.9 lbs.
Amperage: 10
Cutting Width: 18 in.
Line Diameter: 0.080 in.
Line Feed: Bump Feed
Power Type: Electric
Shaft Style: Straight
Voltage: 120V

Reviews

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Greenworks10 Amp 18 in. Straight Shaft Electric String Trimmer / Edger
 
4.7

(based on 10 reviews)

90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good power output (8)
  • Easy to handle (5)
  • Ergonomic grip (4)
  • Lightweight (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Straight edging (8)
    • Weeds & tall grass (8)
    • Trimming around rocks (7)
    • Hedging (4)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Avid do-it-yourselfer (6), Do-it-yourself (4)

    Reviewed by 10 customers

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    5.0

    Most Excellent Machine

    By Raptor

    from S FL

    About Me Handyman

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy to Handle
    • Ergonomic Grip
    • Lightweight
    • Powerful

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Hedging
      • Straight Edging
      • Trimming Around Rocks
      • Weeds & Tall Grass

      Comments about 10 Amp 18 in. Straight Shaft Electric String Trimmer / Edger:

      I do not mind dragging a cord for 10 amps of quiet dependable power. Bump system works good.

       
      5.0

      Power of gas, convenience of electric

      By Galand

      from St Catharines, ON

      About Me Handyman

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy to Handle
      • Lightweight

      Cons

      • Trailing Cord

      Best Uses

      • Hedging
      • Straight Edging
      • Trimming Around Rocks
      • Weeds & Tall Grass

      Comments about 10 Amp 18 in. Straight Shaft Electric String Trimmer / Edger:

      I used it for two days to trim around the yard. It is powerful with a wide swath. I had to switch to the smaller trimmer in tight spaces but I could easily reach under areas that previously were difficult to impossible to reach. It never bogged down but had to be careful around small steel stakes. It will grab them fast. I made a shoulder sling to help take some of the weight but the top motor helps keeps the unit well balanced. With all the trimming around trees and plants in my medium size yard, the electric cord takes planning and no need for gas engine maintenance and noise. I got a five year old gas trimmer a number of years ago. I never got it running enough to do the yard. I know that small gas engines run well but become temperamental as they get old.

       
      5.0

      Great Product

      By fisherman fred

      from Red Feather Lakes, CO

      About Me Handyman

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy to Handle
      • Ergonomic Grip
      • Powerful

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Straight Edging
        • Trimming Around Rocks
        • Weeds & Tall Grass

        Comments about 10 Amp 18 in. Straight Shaft Electric String Trimmer / Edger:

        It was a snap to assemble and easy to use. The only negative is the cord but I knew that going in and wanted the quiet power and light weight you get from 120V. I purchased this product for the tall thick grass around the cabin and it doesn't disappoint. Make sure to use a good extension cord (14 awg or bigger) especially when it's longer, otherwise it will over tax the motor and the cord will heat up. You can get by with a 16awg for short, lite jobs but keep the length as short as possible. I've been using this product with no complaints and I'm actually very happy with it.

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Highly Recommended

        By Snake

        from Knoxville, TN

        About Me Handyman

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy to Handle
        • Ergonomic Grip
        • Powerful

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Straight Edging
          • Trimming Around Rocks
          • Weeds & Tall Grass

          Comments about 10 Amp 18 in. Straight Shaft Electric String Trimmer / Edger:

          I researched electric string trimmers thoroughly before opting for the
          Greenworks 21142. So far its performance has been impressive.
          It was easy to assemble, has strong power and is not difficult to re-string.
          Throw in a 4-year warranty and I don't see a competitor that can touch it.
          Thanks to Tyler Tools for great customer service and fast shipping, too.

           
          4.0

          POWER PLUS

          By Obsessive Compulsive Whacker

          from Monterey Park, CA

          About Me Do-It-Yourself

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Powerful

          Cons

          • Trailing Cord

          Best Uses

          • Weeds & Tall Grass

          Comments about 10 Amp 18 in. Straight Shaft Electric String Trimmer / Edger:

          I shopped for this trimmer because the craftsman heavy 4 cycle gas trimmer I've been using became hard to start and blew out a clutch as a result of the heavy weeds I whack. This electric trimmer gets a little heavy after about 30 minutes so I will attach a shoulder strap. Dragging a cord is the trade off but not that bad. I wish the string was a heavier gage like the craftsman twisted line lasts well despite heavy use. Electric is clean and quiet . . . invent a solar powered trimmer and I'd buy it !!!

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          • 10 Amp 18 in. Straight Shaft Electric String Trimmer / Edger

            Q:

            is there a vidio or written visual on how to install string in the green works 21142 string trimmer ...electrical model ?
            Asked on 7/25/2013 by J.I. from bluffton sc

            1 answer

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              A:

              We do not have manuals here in our office. You can contact Greenworks directly at 1-888-909-6757. They will be able to assist you.

              Answered on 7/26/2013 by Ken from Atlanta, GA
          • 10 Amp 18 in. Straight Shaft Electric String Trimmer / Edger

            Q:

            We are interested in the 21142 model of the electric string trimmer. We read that it is the top seller, and just now saw the question regarding the fact that is no longer avalable. Is this true?
            Also, where is it made?
            Thank you.

            Patty
            Asked on 6/4/2013 by Patty from Huntley Il

            1 answer

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              A:

              This trimmer is discontinued and no longer available.

              Answered on 6/11/2013 by Ken from Atlanta, GA
          • 10 Amp 18 in. Straight Shaft Electric String Trimmer / Edger

            Q:

            This Greenworks 21142 was the top-rated corded electric trimmer in Consumer Reports May 2013 issue. Is it really discontinued? Poor marketing!
            Asked on 5/27/2013 by Cathy from Newport TN

            1 answer

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              A:

              Yes, according to the manufacturer this trimmer is no longer available.

              Answered on 5/29/2013 by Ken from Atlanta, GA
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