The Husqvarna 128DJx Gas Powered Weed Wacker represents what is arguably one of the most user-friendly weed eaters on the market today in terms of gas powered machines. Husqvarna has gone to extra lengths to help make this particular device one that provides ease of starting and operation with a potent motor and weed trimming instrument.
There are certainly a number of advantages that this particular weed eater brings, especially for those who are not fans of the hard, pull-start methods that generally require a considerable amount of strength.
Smart Start System: This particular system combines that actual starting method, fuel pump and auto return stop switch to make a complete system for easy starting. Compare this to the traditional pull-start motors that can be a real hassle.
Large Cut Guard: While it may seem to get in the way, it does greatly reduce the chances of some object being accidentally flung in your face or hitting someone else. While it is always recommended that you wear eye protection, having a large cut guard like this is very helpful.
Despite all the advantages that the Husqvarna 128DJx Gas Powered Weed Wacker offers, there are still a few issues with this device that needs to be considered.
CARB Compliance: The fact that it is CARB compliant is good, save for the smaller carb jets that may clog up under normal use. Plus, they interfere somewhat with the overall performance of the engine.
Attachments: You can only use attachments that come from Husqvarna on this particular trimmer. This may be a non-issue to some, but for those who have particular attachments that they want to use on their devices, it is an important consideration.
Time to Learn: Although it is rather intuitive, the large grass guard and mid-stem handle will take a little handling at first to get the right feel. It actually pays to use the harness and start on small, easier to trim areas first before tackling the big weeds with this trimmer.
Overall, there are a number of features that this device offers which have made it fairly popular and certainly one that is worthy of consideration for medium to larger size lawns and properties.
- Smart Start
- CARB Compliant
- E-Tech II Reduced Exhaust System
- Easy to use Mid-Stem Handle
Of the features listed, arguably the most outstanding is the Smart Start system. The ability to start the device easily and quickly helps set the 128DJx apart from the competition. This means that people who normally have trouble starting gas-engine weed trimmers will enjoy using this feature.
Overall, the Husqvarna 128DJx Gas Powered Weed Wacker is certainly impressive. While it’s environmentally friendly features may also be problematic in terms of overall engine performance. The truth is that this particular device works very well for most size lawns and is even well suited for larger properties as well.