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Model#: BDKRLST136R

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Factory Reconditioned Black & Decker LST136R 40V MAX Cordless Lithium-Ion High-Performance 13 in. String Trimmer with Power Command

New $117.99
Recon $99.99
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Product Overview


Important Notice: Lithium-Ion Item - Express Delivery option not available due to transportation regulations.
Buy with confidence! Our Reconditioned items include all necessary parts and are guaranteed to function like new, backed by our 60 Day Money Back Guarantee. Please note however that reconditioned units received from the manufacturer may or may not include accessories shown with this listing.
  • Use the PowerCommand dial to choose between max power to tackle thick weeds and max runtime to increase battery life
  • The PowerDrive Transmission delivers more power from the motor to the cutting string so you can get the job done faster
  • The Automatic Feed Spool ensures continuous work without bumping and having to stop to adjust the spool
  • Fast charger takes about 1 hour to fully charge the battery
  • Easily converts from trimmer to edger with a tool-free handle and height adjustment
  • Great for trimming areas of overgrowth after mowing, edging along borders, sidewalks and flower beds
  • 40V Cordless Lithium-Ion 13 in. Straight Shaft Electric String Trimmer - LST136R
  • 40V High Performance Lithium-Ion Battery - LBXR36
  • 40V Fast Charger - 9061950N
  • Spool
  • Guard
  • Auxiliary Handle


Cordless: Yes
Weight: 7.8 lbs.
Batteries Included: 1
Battery Type: Li-Ion
Cutting Width: 13 in.
Drive Shaft Style: Straight
Drive Shaft Type: Fixed Shaft
Handle Type: Wrap-Around
Line Diameter: 0.065 in.
Line Feed System: Automatic
No-Load Speed (RPM): 0 - 8,500
Speed Settings: 1
Voltage: 40V



4.5 / 5.0
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Yes, I would recommend this to a friend (124)
No, I would not recommend this to a friend (4)
Lightweight (112)
Powerful (108)
Easy To Use (3)
Battery Longevity (if applicable) (2)
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Small Projects (1)

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I am confused it say 40v but comes with a 36v battery
Mike on May 31, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Additionally, from what I've read, the battery listed as 40v is a newer version, rated at 2Amp (vs the older 36v rated at 1.5Amp); BOTH are basically identical re peak power output and both work for these tools, but think of the 2Amp simply as a slightly larger "fuel tank"...
where do you take the unit for warranty work?
Dennis on Apr 20, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Contact Black And Decker direct for warranty. 800-544-6986
What is the Ah rating of the included battery?
DaChurchPcGuy on May 10, 2015
BEST ANSWER: It is a 1.5ah battery
Replacement line spools are what size, which one do we buy, several shown......thank you
BEST ANSWER: The replacement spool would be model AF-100
what is the warranty on the battery and what is the life expectancy for the 40v battery?

Will the trimmer use the standard b&d spool of line?
Jack on Apr 10, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Two (2) year Limited warranty on tools.The trimmer line is
Black & Decker AF-100.
does the 36v mod. reconditioned mod. and the 40v new mod. use the same battery (LBXR 36 40V)
ED @ backyard hobbies on Sep 28, 2014
BEST ANSWER: Yes, they use the same battery
Can you use a 40v battery on the 36v model
John on Aug 23, 2014
Can a spare battery be purchased? How?
Pete on Oct 12, 2013
BEST ANSWER: We stock the replacement batteries in our warehouse. Here is the model number LBXR36.
Also, here is the link to our website:,default,pd.html?start=2&cgid=black-and-decker-batteries&prefn1=voltage&prefv1=36V
is the battery for a reconditioned tool a new or used and does the it come with a new spool of line?
Jack on Jul 24, 2013
BEST ANSWER: The batteries have been previously returned. However, they should be like new. Most reconditioned tools are returned due to a malfunction with the tool, so the batteries are never used.
The warranty is listed as two years in one place and three years in another place. Which is it?
Doc on Apr 24, 2013
BEST ANSWER: The warranty on the trimmer is 2 years from the date of purchase. This is through Black & Decker.

New Vs. Reconditioned

What's the difference between New and Factory-Reconditioned?

Factory-Reconditioned products have been returned to the manufacturer and are restored to like-new operating condition; they go through a rigorous testing and inspection process. Plus, they offer a significant savings vs. new.
  • Reconditioned products may have minor cosmetic blemishes or scratches that do not affect item performance.
  • Reconditioned products may not come with all of the consumables the new version comes with (bits, sanding pads/papers, cases, etc.).
  • Both come with a manufacturer warranty and are covered by our Money Back Guarantee; New is 30 days, Reconditioned is 60 days.
Condition: New Factory Reconditioned
Features: Same Same
Specs: Same Same
Includes: 40V MAX Cordless Lithium-Ion High-Performance String Trimmer w/ Power Command - LST136,
40V Battery Pack,
Fast Charger,
AF-100 Trimmer Spool,
Trimmer Guard,
Auxiliary Handle
40V Cordless Lithium-Ion 13 in. Straight Shaft Electric String Trimmer - LST136R,
40V High Performance Lithium-Ion Battery - LBXR36,
40V Fast Charger - 9061950N,
Auxiliary Handle
Availability: In Stock Out of Stock
Warranty: 2 Year Limited 2 Year Limited


Warranty Information

Black & Decker Reconditioned

Two (2) year Limited warranty on tools, one (1) year Limited warranty on handheld vacuums. To recognize a recondition item there will be an "R" engraved in the housing along with a recondition sticker with the date code on it. If the date code is illegible proof of purchase may be required.