8 best gas trimmers

Review of the best according to the editors. About the selection criteria. The the material is subjective, is not advertising and is not serves as a guide to the purchase. Before purchase is needed consultation with a specialist.

In recent years, the gas trimmer has become a familiar tool for owners of private homes. There are many available on the market. price of models, which allowed each consumer to find a suitable motokosa. However, not all of them justify what is entrusted to them. hopes. Therefore, the problem of choosing a benzotrimmer with optimal parameters remains relevant. Experts will help determine main technical characteristics.

How to choose a gas trimmer

  1. First, you should evaluate the size of the infield. If a the area of ​​the lawn does not exceed 10 acres, the choice can be stopped at light household model. When a gas trimmer will have to work on several sites (more than 20 acres), it is worth taking a closer look at semi-professional or professional models.
  2. Power. Indicators such as engine power and performance, affect grass mowing speed. More powerful engine, the faster and wider the swaths are formed, while the brushcutter frequent stops are not required to cool the motor. For summer residents optimally look trimmers with a capacity of 1.0-1.2 liters. from. Professionals it is better to give preference to models with a 4-stroke engine (1.5-2.5 l from.).
  3. Weight. At first glance, the weight of the brushcutter does not play an important role. roles. But after several hours of operation, the operator begins to understand that even a comfortable shoulder strap does not reduce the load on the back. Therefore, for women and adolescents it is better to choose lightweight equipment 5-6 kg.
  4. Convenience. Differ in brushcutters and outboard fixture. Conventional straps are suitable for light models and short work. And here is a full-fledged backpack belt with the possibility of adjustment makes the work more comfortable and less tiring.
  5. In different gas trimmers there are curved and straight rods. They differ in that inside the curved rods a steel cable, and in direct modifications – a full-fledged shaft from a bar. From point convenience view, rods with a turn look better, and maximum Reliability is provided by straight rods with steel shafts.
  6. Equipment. When buying a brushcutter should pay attention to the package bundle. Not all models are equipped. manufacturers even spools or cutting knives. Therefore, unpacking box in the country, you can experience disappointment with the lack of necessary accessories. It is optimal when there is a spool with fishing line, knife, protective mask or glasses, as well as a small measured capacity.

Our review included 8 of the best gas trimmers. When making a rating, We have studied the opinions of experts and reviews of Russian users.

Rating of the best gas trimmers

Nomination a place Name of product price
Rating of the best gas trimmers 1 Husqvarna 545rx 31 900 rub.
2 STIHL FS 131 34 490 rub.
3 ECHO SRM-350ES 23 750 rub.
4 Makita EBH341U 20 990 rub.
5 STIHL FS 55 13 740 rub.
6 Oleo-Mac Sparta 25 14 160 rub.
7 ECHO SRM-22GES 10 990 rub.
8 AL-KO 112528 BC 4125 Comfort 11 100 rub.

Husqvarna 545rx

Rating: 4.9

Husqvarna 545RX

Husqvarna’s Swedish motorcycles always occupy leading positions in ratings. Not an exception to motokosa 545RX. Benzotrimmer refers to a professional tool, with its with help you can mow large areas. Powerful a gasoline engine (2.8 liters. from.) copes with problems not only with lawn grass, but also a real weed. Experts note ease of use achieved by the manufacturer due to optimized rod length, 35 degree gearbox, comfortable shoulder strap. Special dampers effectively dampen vibration, reducing the load on the hands of the owner.

Users are ready to talk tirelessly about the merits Husqvarne benzotrimmer. Of the shortcomings, only high price.

Advantages

  • high-quality assembly;
  • robust construction;
  • high maneuverability;
  • ergonomics.

disadvantages

  • high price.

STIHL FS 131

Rating: 4.8

STIHL FS 131

Not inferior in quality and reliability to the rating leader petrol trimmer STIHL FS 131. Ease of use and ease (5.8 kg) German motokosa is also a model. Experts gave models the second place in the ranking for less power (1.9 hp) 2 stroke engine. However, the benzotrimmer refers to professional motorcycles, it withstands high loads when mowing grass over a large area. When equipped with a cutting model snap can remove shrubs and thin trees. In standard only safety glasses are included.

The German gas trimmer earned praise from the owners for reliability, high-quality assembly, effective mowing of grass and shrubs. But the high price and poor equipment causes complaints from a certain category of users.

Advantages

  • high-quality assembly;
  • reliability and durability;
  • universality;
  • ease of use.

disadvantages

  • high price;
  • poor equipment.

ECHO SRM-350ES

Rating: 4.8

ECHO SRM-350ES

ECHO SRM-350ES petrol trimmer was developed by Japanese designers for ordinary buyers. However high performance and reliability of the model allows you to compete equipment with professional scythes. At the same time, the price of Japanese Products remain attractive to lovers. The experts recommend a gas trimmer for mowing slopes when you have to turn the device. Two-stroke engine power 1.47 l. from. Stably works in any position. To advantages motokosa should include rich equipment and roomy fuel tank (0.84 L).

The benzotrimmer has some weaknesses that are not let her get around famous leaders. Users are unhappy anti-vibration system, suspension belt and large mass (8.3 kg).

Advantages

  • easy start;
  • reliability and reliability;
  • high-quality assembly;
  • rich equipment.

disadvantages

  • inconvenient suspension belt;
  • a lot of weight.

Makita EBH341U

Rating: 4.7

Makita EBH341U

Another motokosa worthy of our rating is made in Japan. Makita EBH341U fully complies with high rank “Japanese quality.” Experts consider the strength of motorcycle technology 4-stroke engine with a capacity of 1.4 liters. from. If for professional goals of this may not be enough, then the owners of cottages and suburban his houses will be enough for many years. During operation, the operator will not be Disturb loud noise and vibration. Exhaust fumes are also not irritate respiratory receptors. Easy engine start immediately after assembling the gas technology.

Users call motokosa a strong middling. Them I liked the knapsack belt, high-quality assembly and comfort in work. Of the shortcomings, a large mass (7.1 kg) is often mentioned. lack of a coil and incomprehensible instructions.

Advantages

  • suspension system;
  • effective anti-vibration system;
  • low noise.

disadvantages

  • no reel for fishing line;
  • may stall at idle.

STIHL FS 55

Rating: 4.6

STIHL FS 55

For courting dachas developed German STIHL FS 55 petrol trimmer. As befits the Calm technique, model differs in reliability and durability. All technical characteristics indicate that the brushcutter is very convenient to use (light weight 5 kg, two-stroke engine 1.0 l. from.). Lightweight the start of the power unit is provided by the Ergo Start system, just pull the trigger once to hear steady rumbling of the engine. Like users and economical fuel consumption.

At thematic forums, motokosa is praised for its easy start-up, profitability, low noise. Take a higher place in model rating failed due to insufficient power, which makes mowing tall grass difficult. Moreover, with long-term operation of vibration technology leads to fatigue of the hands.

Advantages

  • reliability and durability;
  • economical fuel consumption;
  • low noise.

disadvantages

  • low power.

Oleo-Mac Sparta 25

Rating: 4.6

Oleo-Mac Sparta 25

The Italian brushcutter looks quite balanced Oleo-Mac Sparta 25. It is addressed primarily to owners private homes. Easy to operate and light weight (6.2 kg) complemented by reliability and complete equipment. For comfortable the vibration damping system and the universal handle respond management. Compact two-stroke engine (1.0 hp) provides high torque, which is important when working on low revs. In one pass, you can mow a strip with a width of 40 cm.

The Italian gas trimmer has no serious flaws, but enough small “jambs”. Some users don’t like the strap others complain about problems with a cold start, someone gets tired finger during prolonged use. Therefore, only sixth place in rating.

Advantages

  • light weight;
  • good balance;
  • high quality materials.

disadvantages

  • uncomfortable webbing;
  • difficulties with a cold start.

ECHO SRM-22GES

Rating: 4.5

ECHO SRM-22GES

Domestic summer residents have recently become interested Japanese petrol trimmer ECHO SRM-22GES. Only for the last 2 more than 2800 people have viewed this product on a NM month. One of reasons for popularity – attractive price. Let the model and not differs in high power (1,0 l. from.), but the Japanese quality and light weight (4.8 kg) become the determining factors in choosing. Motokosa is inferior to the leaders of the rating in terms of noise (91 dB). But the anti-vibration system works efficiently without causing numbness of the hands with prolonged use.

Among the large number of reviews, positive ratings prevail. TO advantages include lightness, rich equipment, affordability. People with high stature are uncomfortable working because short barbell.

Advantages

  • ease;
  • rich equipment;
  • affordable price.

disadvantages

  • grass is wound between the gear and the coil;
  • short barbell.

AL-KO 112528 BC 4125 Comfort

Rating: 4.4

AL-KO 112528 BC 4125 Comfort

Our rating also included one Chinese-made brushcutter. AL-KO 112528 BC 4125 Comfort is a household scythe with powerful engine (1.2 l. from.). With its help, owners can easily cope with fresh grass, weeds and young shrubs. Included everything you need to start mowing immediately after purchase. The swath width when using a fishing line is 41 cm, with a knife this figure does not exceed 25.5 cm. Chinese manufacturer trying to conquer the Russian market due to low prices.

Users are still wary of petrol technology from China. In the reviews, the owners praise the unit for low vibration, high-quality shoulder strap, good equipment and low price. TO disadvantages include poor build and start-up problems engine.

Advantages

  • low price;
  • effective vibration damping;
  • rich equipment.

disadvantages

  • build quality will not appeal to everyone;
  • difficult start of a cold engine.


Attention! This rating is subjective, is not advertising and does not serve as a guide to the purchase. Before the purchase consultation with a specialist is necessary.

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