New Edger Attachment Review + Overall

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I felt like posting my experience with one of the newest tool offerings from EGO. Above picture is my current setup in the garage. Leaf blower, hedge trimmer, edger on the new power head, and 15" string trimmer. I chose to get the dedicated string trimmer since the kit it came in was the same price as the string trimmer attachment for the new power head and a separate battery. I'd rather leave the edger attached full time than swap ends back and back.

Anywho, the edger works perfectly. The one thing that would make it better is if the metal guide to keep it against the edge of the concrete had a roller wheel. Sometimes if you let the edger rock too far forward the metal bracket stops you in your tracks when it touches the concrete. Easily dealt with though. I will say that the overall length of the edger and string trimmer definitely requires a 2.0 or 2.5 Amp Hr battery due to the balance. I bought a string trimmer kit that came with the 5.0 and fuggetaboutit.

In fact, I'm so impressed with these tools and the 56V technology that you should know on my 1/3 acre lot with lots of flower beds, I can do all my edging, string trimming, and leaf blowing on a 2.0 battery and still have juice to trim some hedges if needed. I really don't need the 5.0 battery unless I invest in a lawnmower or snow blower. And at this point I'm more likely to buy a zero-turn. Get on it EGO!

Thanks for great products.
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Posted 1 year ago

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Like a metal pizza cutter wheel. Yeah ego do that.
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Nice setup!!! My stuff is all over my floor :(. I need organization skills, or funds maybe.. hmmmm.
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Jacob, what you see here is very very cheap to do. The string trimmer and edger handles are held up by metal hooks from Home Depot that were maybe $2-3 each. Had to buy (2) screws each to mount them. The power strip I forget how much it was but also cheap and uses (2) small screws to hold it to the wall. Each charger uses (2) #10 screws in the wall as they have slots on the back for wall mounting. I put (2) screws in the wall and left them hang out a tad to hold up the leaf blower and the hedge trimmer has a slot on the back for wall mounting so that's (1) more #14 screw. So all in all mostly just a bunch of screws, a couple hooks, and a power strip. I'd say less than $15-20 and you can do the same.
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So now I all I have to do is find the time... I wish we didn't have to sleep. What a human flaw lol.

Thanks for the update.
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I have the same setup with power head dedicated to the edger and separate 15" string trimmer. If you already have the trimmer or can afford to buy both, the dedicated string trimmer is definitely better (weight, ergonomics, size) for trimming, and not having to swap heads makes things much easier.
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Great review, Michael!

I can't say I don't agree with you wanting a zero turn mower.  My buddy has one and absolutely LOVES it, and he can trim so close to things he's actually planning to sell his Ego push mower since he never uses it now.  He bought it while he still lived in the city.

He has four acres and cuts a little more than half of it.  He's got the 15" string trimmer, hedge trimmer and a 575 cfm blower on the way from the US (we're in Canada).  He wouldn't trade his Ego tools for anything!