Makita XRU07 String Trimmer

We have done a couple Makita outdoor power equipment (OPE) in the past, but nothing like the XRU07 trimmer.  Now if you were like me and thought battery powered OPE was for the chumps, you’re wrong and once you get your hand on this trimmer you will see why.  There are other battery powered string trimmers, but I have yet to see anything that compares to this Makita for run time, options and power.  First, I should say this is a 36V trimmer that uses 2-18V Makita batteries.  Unlike previous versions of OPE, you don’t need any special adapters for...

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