Homelite Gas Trimmer review

Homelite curved shaft gas trimmer is a self-sufficient device that can easily meet your weekend-warrior needs. The device is designed in such a way that it takes almost no time to start and runs smoothly. You can trust this hard-working and lightweight Homelite gas trimmer for your backyard work.

Homelite gas trimmer is one of the best weed whacker lined up. It is a string trimmer and works absolutely fine for smaller yards.

Homelite gas trimmer includes a few notable qualities but it is not flexible enough to employ attachment to it. This gas trimmer is almost as good as another trimmer we reviewed, the Craftsman Gas Trimmer. But dont be put off by that, that trimmer our favourite out of all of them.

Read to know more about the features of this amazing weed whacker device.


  • Construction: Homelite gas trimmer has curved shaft which makes it easy to handle. It is extremely lightweight and its total effective weight is 9.5 lbs. The cutting width of this faster trimmer is 17 inch which is good enough for personal yards. It is a 2-cycle curved gas shaft trimmer that is loaded with many features. It includes a reliable 2 cycle low emission engine. The clutched engine of the homelite gas trimmer improves starting and performance. The curved shaft of the gas trimmer stands out for comfortable operation. The bump feed string head of the gas trimmer stands out for easy loading. This lightweight feature of the gas trimmer makes it the second-lightest tool for trimming purpose.
  • Power: The power of the Homelite gas trimmer lies in its powerful 26-cc 2-cycle engine. It has immense power for a low budget trimmer. The clutched engine of the weed eater is the basis of its easy starting. The easy-loading bumping feed of the trimmer enables it to operate conveniently.
  • Working: The engine of the gas trimmer starts quickly. Being lightweight, it lacks anti-vibration feature and it creates somewhat of a hassle. Homelite gas trimmer is operated via a 26-cc-two-cycle engine. The grass deflector of the gas trimmer minimizes flying debris. If the string of the device becomes short while working, you can manually advance it or replace the spool.
  • Warranty and service: The product is loaded with a limited warranty of 2 years.


  • Homelite gas trimmer is extremely lightweight and easy to handle.
  • It is a durable machine that is quite easy to handle.
  • Being lightweight, it is easy to carry and you can take it anywhere you want.
  • Homelite gas trimmers are known for their good power output.
  • The well-built trimming device is easy to install and control as well.
  • The value oriented string trimmer is available at a very good price.


  • Homelite gas trimmer does not entertain any attachments. If you want to perform tasks like edging and hedging, you need to add additional equipments.
  • The trimmer faces problems with feeding and replacement of lines. Its line head is terrible.
  • You can use this trimmer for normal house yard work only. It cannot be used on professional basis.
  • The bump head of the trimmer does not work well.
  • The device is not backed with a good warranty.

All in all, its a great gas trimmer. If youre still not convinced, be sure to check our ​Orbitrim and gas trimmer buyers guide.

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