Top 10 Best Rated Gas String Trimmers 2020

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When it comes to trimming a large surface area, getting a gas-powered string trimmer, is one of the best options at your disposal. Yes, it is true that battery-powered trimmers are more eco-friendly, easier to maintain, and so on. However, you still can not compare the power of gas string trimmers to battery string trimmers. With gas string trimmers, you could do heavy-duty work with less stress.

If you decide to get a string trimmer powered by gas, do not just order a product online, as you have to be careful not to buy a low-quality machine. Having made that mistake, we decided to put up this article which should save you from making the same mistake I made. This article would present 10 good gas string trimmers. From the products presented to you, you could then choose which string trimmer you would love to buy.

Best Gas String Trimmers 2020

1. Husqvarna 128LD

Husqvarna gas string trimmers are somewhat popular in the market, and this product is one of them. The Husqvarna 128LD is powered by a 28cc engine and features a cutting width of 17 inches. Furthermore, the product has a straight shaft of 40 inches. Not all trimmers come with detachable shaft, but one of the good things about this product, is that it does come with a detachable shaft. Despite being a powerful and great gas string trimmer, the Husqvarna 128LD has a light weight.

  • 17 inches cut width
  • 40 inches shaft

Price: $197.35

Pros

  • Supports a good number of trimmer attachments
  • Lightweight

Cons

  • Somewhat noisy

2. Husqvarna 324L

The Husqvarna 324L is another product from Husqvarna, and it happens to also be a very great product. This string trimmer cost a lot more than the Husqvarna 128LD, and you have probably thought of, it is more powerful. While having a standard cutting width of 18 inches, this product has a shaft 70 inches, a shaft length almost twice that of the former. It also worthwhile stating that the engine which powers this trimmer, is a 4-stroke engine.

  • 18 inches cutting width
  • 70 inches shaft

Price: $338.99

Pros

  • 4 stroke engine
  • 70 inches shaft

Cons

  • Expensive

3. Troy-Bilt TB42

The Troy-Bilt TB42 while not being a popular product, is a very good string trimmer. The product is powered by a 2-stroke engine. To be a little more elaborate, the engine powering this gas string trimmer, is a 27cc engine. As regards cutting width, the Troy-Bilt TB42 has a cutting width of 18 inches.

  • 18 inches cutting width
  • 2 stroke engine

Price: $188.48

Pros

  • Lightweight
  • Less noisy

Cons

  • Short shaft

4. Homelite ZR33650

The rating of the Homelite ZR33650 is what drew us to it, and when we tested it out, it turned out to be too good for us to leave out of this article. This product which is budget-friendly, comes with a curved shaft. It furthermore, has a cutting width of 17 inches and uses a 26cc engine as its power house.

  • 17 inches cutting width
  • 26cc engine

Price: $129.89

Pros

  • Budget-friendly
  • Lightweight

Cons

  • Curved shaft

5. Tanaka TCG23ECPSL

The Tanaka TCG23ECPSL is a gas-powered string trimmer on the expensive side. This trimmer is powered by a 22.5cc engine. The engine is a 2-stoke engine, and the trimmer has a 70 inches shaft. Thanks to the anti-vibration feature of this product, the Tanaka TCG23ECPSL is capable of operating for a pretty long period without having any problem. This gas string trimmer is not only a great machine, but also happens to be a very durable product. The best part about the product is that, while being a powerful machine, it has a light weight.

  • 17 inches cutting width
  • 70 inches shaft
  • 3 lbs

Price: $249.09

Pros

  • Powerful and lightweight
  • Very durable

Cons

  • Expensive

6. Hitachi CG23ECPSL

If you can not afford to buy the Tanaka TCG23ECPSL, and would love to go for a product a little less powerful than the Tanaka TCG23ECPSL, you should consider looking into the Hitachi CG23ECPSL.

The Hitachi CG23ECPSL is powered by a 22.5cc engine which is also a 2-stroke engine. This product has an anti-vibration mechanism which also allows it to be operate for a long period, without any problem. The machine comes with a shaft measuring 60 inches. In addition, the cutting width of this string trimmer, is about 15 inches

  • 15 inches cutting width
  • 60 inches shaft
  • 3 lbs

Price: $189.99

Pros

  • Powerful and lightweight

Cons

  • Somewhat expensive

7. Poulan Pro PR25CD

When your budget is very low, the Poulan Pro PR25CD is one of those products you should consider. This sting trimmer has a shaft of 40 inches and a cutting width of about 17 inches. One thing people complained about this product, is that it could be lighter. The Poulan Pro 967105301 which is far from being the most powerful string trimmer, is heavier.

  • 17 inches cutting width
  • 40 inches shaft
  • 25cc engine

Price: $99.99

Pros

  • Easy to assemble
  • Cheap

Cons

  • No con

8. Weed Eater W25CBK

Someone asked us to try out the Weed Eater W25CBK and we did, finding out that this product should not be left out of this article. Even though the machine is a cheap one, it performed very well. Just like most cheap products, it is powered a 25cc engine. The Weed Eater W25CBK makes some serious noise and this is a thing some users complained about.

  • 16 inches cutting width
  • 51 inches shaft
  • 13 lbs

Price: $93.65

Pros

  • Easy to assemble
  • Cheap

Cons

  • Noisy

9. Weed Eater W25SBK

If you would prefer a machines a little more better than the Weed Eater W25CBK, then the Weed Eater W25SBK is probably what you should be looking at. The Weed Eater W25SBK is a nice product which weighs about 13.75 lbs. It also has a cutting width of 16 inches.

  • 16 inches cutting width
  • 75 lbs

Price: $103.76

Pros

  • Easy to assemble
  • Less noisy
  • Cheap

Cons

  • No con

10. Homelite 26cc

The Homelite 26cc is basically another cheap string trimmer. This gas string trimmer has a cutting width of about 17 inches. In addition, the product is powered by a 26cc engine.

  • 17 inches cutting width

Price: $98.54

Pros

  • Less noisy
  • Cheap

Cons

  • Curved shaft

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