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What is the Best Cordless Weed Wacker in 2013?

Updated on March 16, 2013

Looking for a great string trimmer?

Weed wackers are ideal in getting rid of annoying weeds in the yard or lawn or around fences. They remove them quickly without taking much time or hurting your back from bending over and pulling them.

Check out the best cordless weed wackers for the money, right here on Amazon

String trimmers are available in stores and online. To find the best cordless weed wacker you can look on Amazon where there are a number to choose from, but we have given you a shortcut by reviewing the top rated weed wackers for the money, right here. Cordless is easier than those you have to plug in and have to worry about getting an extension cord or tripping over the cord itself.

Best cordless string trimmer under $100

Earthwise CST00012 12-Inch 18-Volt Cordless Electric String Trimmer
Earthwise CST00012 12-Inch 18-Volt Cordless Electric String Trimmer

For added comfort, this weed wacker has rubber handles. A flip guard is available to use if you are cutting close to a flower bed or garden.

It is eco-friendly and does not harm the environment since you do not need gas to run this machine.


Earthwise CST00012

This item received 4 stars from its Amazon reviewers and it costs up to $60. It is very lightweight at eight pounds and easy to maneuver. It includes a lime green touch point panel to easily use and control this weed wacker.

It has the ability to cut a 12 inch width path in one pass, saving even more time. It comes with a telescoping handle that can be adjusted to three different levels according to your height.

Its upper handle rotates 180 degree and its auxiliary handle adjusts front to back and left to right. It has a semi automatic feed of .065 cutting line and it has a lock off switch for extra safety.

Black & Decker NST2018 with 2 batteries

This battery operated string trimmer has two batteries that come with it. It received 4 stars from its Amazon reviewers and costs about $130. Its rpm is 8300 and it takes 18 volts.

It can cut a path of 12 inches wide in one passing and it easily converts over to an edger. It comes with a two year warranty and no gas is needed.

It takes eight hours to recharge the battery and when one needs to be recharged another one is available to use.

Toro 51467

This is another one of the best cordless weed wackers for the money. It requires no tools to assemble or to replace the spool. It costs about $50 online and received 4 stars from Amazon reviewers.

When recharging the battery there is a light that turn red to green when the battery is fully charged. You can't overcharge the battery and can conveniently leave it charging until the next time you need it. It is lightweight at 6.5 pounds. It has ergonomic handles for added comfort.

Black & Decker NST2118

Another one of the best cordless weed eaters by Black and Decker. It received 4 stars from Amazon reviewers and costs just under $100. It cuts up to a 12 inch wide path in one pass.

You can instantly start the machine by pulling the cord. It has a telescoping pole that adjusts to your height when you are using it and it has a flip down guide to protect plants and prevent rocks from flying up at you. It comes with a 30 foot prewound pool and has a motor that runs at 7000rpm.

Toro 51486 Cordless

This is one of the best cordless weed eaters. It comes with a two year warranty at purchase and it costs about $150.

It has a rechargeable battery and converts easily to an edger. It automatically feeds the line system to help keep the trimmer at the right length.

Are you ready to shop?

These are all great choices when looking for the best cordless weed wacker. They are eco-friendly and inexpensive and effective for helping keep your yard neat an tidy.

We are fortunate with technological improvements in the past few years that more power is available from cordless machines and battery life and charging is much improved.

You can pick any of these popular machines and rest assured you will get true value from these prominent manufacturers of outdoor tools.


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