The Toro 51484 Cordless Weed Easter is a cordless, electric device design primarily to make it easier to trim weeds and get your yard word accomplished in less time. The overall design of the Toro 51484 is a lightweight, easy to handle weed eater that can be used along the driveway, fence line and anywhere else to chop down weeds and tall grass.
The approach by Toro is to create a simple, versatile product that can be used by most people, even those with little yard work experience to quickly trim away the weeds and create a neat appearance for the lawn.
Toro 51484 Pros
There are a number of positive features to the Toro 51484 Cordless Weed Eater starting with the lightweight design that makes it easy for most people to use.
14” Adjustable Handle: You can set the length of the weed eater to the height of the person using it to ensure that it is comfortable for their needs. This is certainly a nifty advantage that lets you be in better control of the product.
Fast Edging: The overall design of the Toro weed eater allows the operator to quickly switch from trimming to edging with the touch of a button. Now you can roll the trimmer smoothly along the surface and create a neat, clean edge without scalping.
Toro 51484 Cons
As with any weed eater, there are going to be issues with the unit itself. In the case of this, the disadvantages are few but they are present.
Durability: Although well suited for the average small lawn, this weed eater will be hard pressed to last very long against larger properties. This is especially true with tough, thick weeds or challenging situations where the overall power of the unit will be hard pressed.
Auto-Feed Line: While auto-feed lines are standard on most weed eaters, they can either get tangled or not dispense the line very well. While this Toro version is no worse than the average model, it’s not much better.
The overall features of this model start with the sleek, lightweight design that manages to keep the traditional accessories of a weed eater in a more compact and simpler setting. The one-touch operation is certainly pleasant and will make trimming and edging the lawn much easier to accomplish.
Also, it does get the most out of its battery power as well for such a lightweight design. For small lawns, this is certainly one of the best features it offers.
In terms of what separates this unit from the competition, it is really the combination of the lightweight, but durable materials that make up the construction, the one touch start and edging features and the height adjusting handle that makes it more comfortable for tall and not so tall members of the family to use.
Overall, the Toro 51484 Cordless Weed Eater does exactly what it is suppose to do. It works very well on small to medium size lawns that do not present too many challenges. The battery lasts more than long enough to get the job done and the overall durability of the weed eater is pretty good for its design.