The Absolute Best Commercial Weed Eaters

2021 Edition

Whether you are looking for the best commercial weed eaters to use for your lawn care business or to use at home, you’ve come to the right place.  

Trimmers are known for being great at cutting clean edges on walkways, grooming hard to mow places like fence line and patios, as well as general clean-up around your yard and property.  An industrial string trimmer is the perfect tool to give your lawn and landscape the clean and professional look it deserves.  

Top 4 Commercial Weed Eaters/Trimmer

In this review we will focus on the best commercial string trimmers that are tough enough for the job but are also perfect for the homeowner looking for quality equipment.

Shindaiwa T262 Line Trimmer Straight Shaft 25.4cc Engine


– Large cutting swath of 20 inche – Reliable commercially tested 25cc 2 stroke engine – Triggle throttle can easily regulate speed – Best system to load wind your string – Made by Echo


– A little heavier than some competitors at 13.7lbs fueled up

Husqvarna 324L 4-Cycle 18″ Cutting Path Gas String Trimmer


– Lightweight 25cc 4 stroke engine – Reliable starting – Common 18 inch cutting swath – Lighter than other trimmers at 11.3 lb


– Less torque compared to 2 stroke trimmer

Echo GT-225 2 Cycle 21.2cc Curved Shaft Gas Weed Trimmer


– 21.2cc 2 stroke engine – Lightweight at only 10lb – Good size and maneuverability for individuals 5’8” or le – 16 in  cutting swath


– Underpowered for large areas  – Rapid load head may leave you adding string more often

Ego 56-Volt Powerload String Trimmer


– Battery operated – Quiet brushless electric motor – Great torque and power – Battery works with over 40 other ego tool – Push button feed for string


– Smaller 15 inch cutting swath – May need multiple batteries for prolonged runtime

Engine Size Traditionally speaking the larger cc an engine is the more powered delivered.   On another note, 2 stroke engines will typically deliver more torque and power than a similarly sized 4 stroke engine.  

Things to consider when you are looking to purchase a weed trimmer include the following:

For areas that are larger and require frequent upkeep, a larger cutting swath would be best.   Similar to engine power it is always best to error on the side of choosing a larger trimmer that can successfully perform multiple tasks.

Cutting Width

Nothing is more frustrating than running out of string or having a trimmer’s string feeding system not working properly. 

Head and String Configuration

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