The 6 Best String Trimmers With Wheels

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This wiki has been updated 4 times since it was first published in May of 2019. If your property is overgrown with vegetation, or the terrain is too rugged for a standard lawn mower, that's when you reach for one of these wheeled string trimmers. Compared to conventional handheld models, they have larger, more powerful engines and most are designed for heavy-duty weed whacking. Note that they can throw debris with a lot of force, so make sure to always wear eye protection. When users buy our independently chosen editorial recommendations, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki. Skip to the best string trimmers with wheel on Amazon.

6. Southland SWSTM4317

5. Husqvarna HU675HWT

4. Dirty Hand Tools 101085

3. Earthquake 28463

2. Southland SWFT15022

1. Remington RM1159

Special Honors

DR Trimmer/Mower Pro DR Power Equipment is a USA-based manufacturer of many kinds of power tools for light to heavy-duty use. The Trimmer/Mower Pro is more expensive than other models of walk-behind trimmers, which is not surprising given its powerful engine that generates 7.25 foot pounds of torque. For extremely tough jobs, it accepts optional DuraBlades and Beaver Blade attachments, which can cut through trees up to three inches in diameter. drpower.com

Editor's Notes

May 14, 2019:

This category includes machines from top brands commonly associated with consumer power tools, such as Husqvarna, Earthquake, and Dirty Hand Tools. But our list also features high-quality selections from lesser-known brands such as the Southland SWFT15022 and the Remington RM1159, which took the top two slots in our rankings due to their feature richness and durability. The all-metal deck and shroud on the Remington RM1159 make it heavier than other options, but they won't be damaged by flying debris as is the case with some others.


Joseph Perry
Last updated on May 16, 2019 by Joseph Perry

An avid reader and outdoors enthusiast, Joe earned his doctorate in literary studies before making the lateral leap from academia to technical writing. He now lives and works in the inter-mountain West where he creates technical and marketing content, including white papers, solution briefs, and courseware for some of the world’s largest information technology companies. With more than 14 years of experience in the field, he has learned more than he ever thought he would know about such enterprise IT topics as cloud computing, storage, databases, business software, and networking. When he’s not writing about business computing, he can be found outdoors, probably hiking with his family and dog.


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