Model No. GH610 Discontinued

5.5 Amp 14 in. GrassHog Trimmer/Edger

Automatic Feed Spool AFS®

Hassle-Free Line Feeding

Tired of adjusting your string trimmer spool? Automatic Feed Spool AFS® technology eliminates bumping for hassle-free line feeding that helps you work without interruptions.
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Overview

Features + Benefits

  • Black & Decker’s electric lawn and garden equipment releases zero emissions in your yard, helping to reduce your carbon footprint
  • The PowerDrive Transmission™ delivers more torque from the motor to the cutting string so you can get the job done faster.
  • The 5.5 amp motor and high torque belt drive transmission provide maximum performance when trimming through the toughest weeds, grass and overgrowth.
  • Groom N' Edge™ with the flip-up edge guide, allows users to switch from trimming to edging in seconds.
  • The single-line Automatic Feed Spool™ ensures continuous work without having to stop to adjust the spool.
  • The lightweight ergonomic design with adjustable height and pivoting handle positions gives maximum comfort and control.
  • Built-in cord retainer keeps the extension cord in place and plugged in for uninterrupted use.
Black and Decker - 55 Amp 14 in GrassHog TrimmerEdger - GH610

Product Specs

Amps 5.5 Amps
Cutting Swath 14 in
Feed System Automatic
Line Diameter 0.065 in
Power Source Corded
Replacement Accessories AF-100
rpm 7700 rpm
System 120 AC only V
Weight 5.2 lbs
Uses
  • Trims Grass in Hard to Reach Areas Where Mowers Can Not Cut
  • Maintenance Edging Along Hard Surfaces
Includes
  • GH610 Trimmer/Hedger
  • (1) AF-100
  • (1) Auxillary Handle
  • (1) Guard

 

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Review of GrassHog 5.5 Amp Trimmer and Edger

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Keep it discontinued

Waited too long to go out and weedeat. Got this thing and hose to wait until weather warned a bit. Headed out today, with 2' tall weeds, but now will have to wait until it gets repaired/replaced. Auto Feed Spool doesn't work as intended - it just cuts the line. O, so disappointed

Pros: cheap, lightweight

Cons: doesn't work, guess that mfg design MAY be the reason - does NOT feed line - cuts it instead

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Good while it lasted.

It gave up the ghost this week having outlasted the warranty period by 6 months. That means it died after only 2 summers of grass trimming (once per week). I only used it to cut where my rider could not, so that is pretty light use. Feel it should have lasted longer since the B&D it replaced lasted over 5 years.

Pros: Plenty powerful for residential use, line feed was good for its life.

Cons: Bearings at top of motor housing are of poor quality.

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Grass Hog 5.5 Trimmer & Edger

Have used this Trimmer/Edger no more than 4 times.. In middle of edging my lawn, it STOPPED, checked GFI, no issue, replaced cartridge, still wouldn't start, purchased new exterior electrical cord, Still won't start. Of course purchased long before had lawn put in, so NO Warranty. This is a piece of junk, and Black & Decker is a huge name brand. Very Disappointed in this purchase

Pros: Nothing at this point

Cons: Entire Unit and Black and Decker for putting this product on the market

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Worked very well, for as long as it worked... Appears to have a design weakness...

I have had two of these. I live in Southern California and mow and edge my lawn weekly, year around. The first of these lasted just under a year and became unusable due to the failure of the top motor bearing. The bearing froze causing the bearing housing to spin in its holder, destroying the motor. Although the unit was still under the original two year warranty, the time required and the inconvenience of obtaining warranty service did not seem worth the trade off in comparison to the relatively low cost of a new trimmer, so I bought a new one of the same model. The same problem occurred just over six months after purchase, indicating to me that this recurring problem must be indicative of an inherent weakness in the design, so I bought something entirely different.

Pros: Inexpensive, lightweight, powerful, versatile, easy on trimmer line, works well with trimmer spools refilled with bulk line.

Cons: Extremely poor durability.

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DON'T DO IT......JUST WALK AWAY

This is the sorriest piece of Chinese crap I ever bought. Buying the top model, I thought I was getting a trimmer that would work. It has plenty of power, but it is hard to control. You will use at least an entire spool of line for an average yard. The marketing approach must be to sell tons of line.

Pros: Plenty of power

Cons: Everything else.

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