By James Lee

Should we have it repaired or is there a warranty to make a claim? So very sorry this has happened as the product seems to be very good.

It does not cut nearly as sharp an edge as a gas edger either. I took mine back to Lowes and got there 5 HP 4 cycle Model 554 Troy-Built for $250.00 and boy am I glad I did.

I have a couple hundred feet of edging on my front yard and I can do the whole job in maybe 20 minutes tops. It beats the heck out of trying to get a clean, even, straight job with a string trimmer. He uses it quite often which tells me that he is enjoying the use of this item. Otherwise he would put it aside and not use it as he has done in the past with the more expensive gas powered weed eater.

If you're considering this unit, or any B&D product, be warned. This edger' wide housing makes it difficult to see where to line up the guide to the concrete walk when edging the lawn. Actually parts in the area where you can change from edging to trenching slipped gears fell off! Sent it back and received another one that is great. It is very easy to use and works great on edging the flower beds. I'm glad I didn't buy one of the noisy gas ones that were recommended at Sears. The key trick that I found for myself is to lift the right side up, press the trigger, start the blades humming and then slowly sink it at the right spot. This way, the thing holds and doesn't budge left or right. The product description and features sound good, but it is not an especially good value. There is not sufficient weight in the base to keep the product from falling over from the weight of the handle.

Worked like a charm. Someone already mentioned NOT using this when the ground is really wet. It should really be larger. Once assembled, I was worried I would ruin my lawn as one commenter had lamented. If the edge guide happens to follow the concrete, the blade is spaced so far from it, that it doesn't catch everything and you have to go back and forth over it until you randomly get it. Great power that delivers the clean edge you want on your lawn.

There were a few areas that he had to go over again, but it did a wonderful job on the first past. It is relatively light and easy to use. The secondary handle and the adjustable edge guide are quite helpful. I never felt like this edger had taken control and gone where I didn't want it to go. I had expected the edger to cut the grass cleanly. If you don't want to deal with gas-powered edger, this is THE ONE.

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