Best Electric Corded String Trimmers

If you need a tool for maintaining smaller grass areas in your garden, here you have some really nice examples of the best electric corded string trimmers currently on the market.

When I was in search of my new string trimmer, I realized that most of the models available online were actually cordless. The grass areas in my garden where I need a trimmer/edger are easily accessible with the cable that I am already using with my electric lawn mover. So I decided to buy one simple electric corded string trimmer. Note that these are usually more affordable.

I need such a string grass trimmer near the garden fence and also in a few other places. Eventually, the Black & Decker GL310 model shown in the pictures is what I decided to buy.

The picture below shows the original box in which it arrived so you can see the power and the diameter of the string. Note that there is a handle included, it should be attached but this is easily done. You can see it attached in the top picture above.

The same holds for the guard that you see below, you have to attach it and fix it with a screw. So these are the only things to do before you have the trimmer ready. The string line is already in place.

The original package.
The original package.

The cable which you see in the top picture above is not included of course, but as you realize, it happens to be the same color as the machine. I made these photos before using the trimmer, this was on purpose to show details while it was still clean.

Note that the string may break when you use it, so if this happens it is easy to extend it, see below how this looks. You simply press the central area here in the picture and pull the string. No worry if it is too long, it will be cut when the motor starts rotating.

The bottom view of the string and the guard.
The bottom view of the string and the guard.

This is a very simple grass trimmer with a single string. You will see in the pictures below some machines that have extra details for trimming. These may include a more ergonomic and adjustable handle, a pivoting flower guard, two strings, a pivoting motorhead, and a few more nice details. For my small warks in the garden, this tool is perfectly fine.

If you have a larger area to maintain with such a tool, it may be a good idea to go for the model with a larger rotating string diameter. My own machine is 25 cm but you can have them 35 or even more. Note that there are also models with extendable telescopic tubes. If you are new to this, you can read a bit more about such machines here.

So here are a few more top-rated electric string trimmers, they are ordered alphabetically so this is not ranking. But these are all Amazon’s bestselling products in this group. Please follow the links to read more.

BLACK+DECKER String Trimmer with Auto Feed, Electric, 6.5-Amp, 14-Inch (BESTA510)
  • Automatic Feed Spool (AFS) technology of the edger/trimmer eliminates bumping for hassle-free line feeding that helps you work without interruptions
  • The 6.5 amp motor and POWERDRIVE Transmission of the grass cutter provide maximum performance when trimming through the toughest weeds, grass, and overgrowth
  • 2-in-1 trimmer/edger with wheeled edge guide - just rotate to convert from lawn trimmer to wheeled edger
  • Lightweight design with adjustable handle and height positions provide maximum comfort and control
  • Cord retention system prevents accidental cord disconnection
  • 2-IN-1 - Corded electric Trimmer and Edger cuts along borders, sidewalks and flower beds and easily converts between trimmer and wheeled edger.
  • EASY HANDLING - Lightweight and easy to handle with adjustable height handles, Edge guide provides precise edging
  • MORE LINE, MORE CONTROL - Automatically feeds more line with no bumping necessary thanks to AUTOMATIC SPOOL FEED technology
  • HIGH POWER, LOW NOISE - POWERDRIVE Transmission delivers more power from the motor to the cutting string so you can get the job done faster
  • WIDER TRIMMING AREA - 13” Trim radius lets you cover more ground faster
Greenworks 10 Amp 18-Inch Corded String Trimmer (Attachment Capable), 21142
  • 10Amp motor with straight shaft and .080 dual line bump feed
  • Light weight and simple electric start with cord lock feature makes it easy to use
  • Large 18" cutting path helps speed up the trimming process
  • Cushion and over-mold grip and handle for operator comfort with auxiliary handle for more control when trimming. Compatible GreenWorks Replacement Spool, Model 29622
  • Quick-connect coupler allows for easy attachment changes and fits various name brands
Greenworks 4 Amp 13" Corded Electric String Trimmer
  • Adjustable telescoping shaft to fit the user’s height. Convenient cord lock to prevent accidental unplugging
  • Lightweight construction
  • Includes a 3 year warranty
joystar 13-Inch 5.5 Amp Corded String Trimmer/Edger,Grass Trimmer
  • Telescopic long tube with be rotated through 180° for easy cutting along vertical surfaces and lawn edges
  • The telescopic range from 106cm~126cm ( motor head rotated Max. angle); from 98cm ~118cm (motor head rotated Minimum angle)
  • Motor head can be adjusted to 5 settings ,With Edge roller or steel support
  • Cutting system: Twin line Automatic feed spool or Twin line bump feed (TAP & GO)/ Main handle with soft grip /Be adjusted angle auxiliary handle
LawnMaster GT1454 Electric String Trimmer 5.5Amp 14-Inch Corded Grass Trimmer
  • POWERFUL MOTOR: 5.5 Amp motor
  • 14-INCH CUTTING WIDTH: Dual-line 0.065-inch auto-feed trimmer head
  • ERGONOMIC DESIGN: Comfort grip with rotating main handle
  • EDGING CAPABILITY: 7-position pivoting head easily converts trimmer to edger
  • PURCHASE GUARANTEE: Priority shipping from our US warehouse and profession customer service team
Scotts Outdoor Power Tools ST00213S 13" 4-Amp Corded Electric String Trimmer
  • Weed whacker with a powerful 4-Amp electric motor for cutting grass and weeds around your home
  • Corded edger with a cutting width of 13" with an auto feed
  • Lawn weed wacker with an adjustable handle and telescopic pole for your trimming comfort
  • Corded electric yard trimmer that does not require oil or gas to function; 3-year warranty
  • Built-in cord retention hook for uninterrupted grass cutting
Worx WG119 5.5 Amp 15" Electric String Trimmer & Edger
  • [2-IN-1] Rotating shaft turns this trimmer into an edger and back again in seconds—there’s no reason to buy separate trimmers and edgers.No load speed : 7500/min
  • [AUTO LINE FEED] The dual-line feed system gives you fresh trimmer string when you need it, always at the perfect length
  • [90° PIVOTING HEAD] Change the angle to better accommodate sloped and inclined areas of the lawn, and get into hard to reach places
  • [ADJUSTS TO TALL and SHORT USERS] The telescopic shaft makes this a grass trimmer that everyone can use
  • [DO IT YOURSELF. DO IT BETTER. DO IT WITH WORX.] WORX tools are engineered with cutting-edge technology, and above modern efficiency standards, so you can build a cost-effective tool collection that’s designed to last

Last update on 2023-08-29  / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

You might want to check a few other tools for maintaining your grass and for works in the garden in general so have a look here. See in particular the text about best electric weed burners and also my text on how to clean a small fish pond and how to use filters pumps with UV clarifiers.

Let me know if you have a question, there is a comment box below. Thank you for reading and have a nice day.

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