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    RYOBI 40V Cordless String Trimmer - Tool Only

    Model # RY40201A|Store SKU # 1001002542

    Overview

    Model # RY40201A Store SKU # 1001002542

    Ryobi takes Cordless to the next level with the 40-Volt Lithium-Ion String Trimmer. This string trimmer is designed to deliver cordless convenience without sacrificing power. This string trimmer delivers longer runtime, and fade-free power. And for you gas-lovers out there, this string trimmer actually delivers longer run time than a gas trimmer. Compared to Ryobi 2-Cycle String Trimmer. Ryobi also loads this string trimmer with convenient features like the 11 - 13 in. adjustable string width for ultimate cut control. The 90 pivoting head swings out for easy walk-behind edging.

    1. Variable speed trigger for easy control in various types of trimming conditions
    1. Auto feed string head for user control
    1. Premium 0.080 in. twisted single line
    1. 11 - 13 in. adjustable cutting width for longer run time or wider cutting path
    1. Works with all Ryobi 40-Volt lithium-ion tools and batteries- Batteries and Charger sold separately
    1. 5-year limited warranty

    Specifications

    Dimensions

    Assembled Depth (in inches)
    33.70
    Assembled Height (in inches)
    8.99
    Assembled Weight (in lbs)
    9
    Assembled Width (in inches)
    8.30
    Packaged Depth (in inches)
    33.7
    Packaged Height (in inches)
    8.99
    Packaged Weight (In lbs)
    9
    Packaged Width (in inches)
    8.3

    Details

    Battery Platform
    40V
    Battery Platform
    40V
    Certified
    Yes
    Commercial/Residential
    Residential
    Cordless/Corded
    Cordless
    Country of Origin
    CN-China
    Engine Cycles
    Electric Motor
    Line Advance System
    Automatic
    Number of Batteries Included
    0
    Number of Batteries Included
    0
    Number of Trimmer Lines
    1
    Outdoor Power Equipment Features
    Automatic Feed Spool System
    Power Type
    Cordless Electric
    Power Type
    Cordless Electric
    Shaft Type
    Straight

    Warranty / Certifications

    5 year limited warranty. For more information contact 1-800-860-4050 or visit www.ryobitools.ca
    40V Cordless String Trimmer - Tool OnlyRYOBI 40V Cordless String Trimmer - Tool OnlyRyobi takes Cordless to the next level with the 40-Volt Lithium-Ion String Trimmer. This string trimmer is designed to deliver cordless convenience without sacrificing power. This string trimmer delivers longer runtime, and fade-free power. And for you gas-lovers out there, this string trimmer actually delivers longer run time than a gas trimmer. Compared to Ryobi 2-Cycle String Trimmer. Ryobi also loads this string trimmer with convenient features like the 11 - 13 in. adjustable string width for ultimate cut control. The 90 pivoting head swings out for easy walk-behind edging.
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    1001002542
    40V Cordless String Trimmer - Tool Only is rated 4.0 out of 5 by 951.
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    Rated 2 out of 5 by from The battery does not last long when fully charge.... The battery does not last long when fully charge.
    Date published: 2020-11-15
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from I bought this to replace, exactly, one I bought a... I bought this to replace, exactly, one I bought a couple years ago that developed a bad front motor bearing. I feel like I'm kind of "invested" in this model, since I have two batteries and a leaf blower. Powerful unit though, battery lasts and lasts...
    Date published: 2020-11-13
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from This was replace a well-used previous trimmer that burned out. So obviously, I would buy this again. This was replace a well-used previous trimmer that burned out. So obviously, I would buy this again.
    Date published: 2020-11-13
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from I am getting older and getting tired of pulling cords and mixing gas and working on small gas mot... I am getting older and getting tired of pulling cords and mixing gas and working on small gas motors. I bought the Ryobi 40 volt lawn mower this summer to solve those problems and eliminate pulling an electric cord. All went well and decided after trying to get my gas trimmer to start that I would get the trimmer as well and swap the battery as needed. GREAT move. Both work really fine. The charged battery lasts a long time and provides plenty of power for both. I feel free and love to just push a button and get going on yard work. I gave the trimmer a 4 instead of a 5 only because for me it is a bit heaver than I expected and have not yet quite got the right balance down for ease of operation for a long time. Still way better than what I have used all these years. I recommended these tools to a friend all ready.
    Date published: 2020-11-11
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Rating provided by a verified purchaser... Rating provided by a verified purchaser
    Date published: 2020-11-11
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from Rating provided by a verified purchaser... Rating provided by a verified purchaser
    Date published: 2020-11-11
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from Battery is very hard to get out. Swivel to change weedeater/ edger function is poorly made. Battery is very hard to get out. Swivel to change weedeater/ edger function is poorly made.
    Date published: 2020-11-10
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it! Lightweight and powerful with easy access to change... Love it! Lightweight and powerful with easy access to change from trimmer to edger. Tool was purchased for edging ability and is great. Hope this model is never discontinued.
    Date published: 2020-11-10
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    How much does this unit weigh?

    Asked by: Gogogo
    This is a light weight well balanced tool. I am over 80 and use it without difficulty. Would recommend it
    Answered by: Woodystick
    Date published: 2020-07-22

    What is the difference between this unit and the Ryobi trimmer model # RY40204A?

    Asked by: Gogogo
    Hi Gogogo, The main difference has to do with the head of the RY40204A and the construction. The RY40204A is a great string trimmer but is not built as strong as our other 40V trimmer. The 40V cordless string trimmer above has a rotating head and strong shaft to handle more aggressive applications. Both options will wokr for many uses but the 40V Cordless String Trimmer (RY40201BCAN) will offer enhanced strength and performance. We hope all this information helps. Thanks for reaching out, RYOBI Canada.
    Answered by: The Ryobi Canada Team
    Date published: 2020-07-16

    We have a Ryobi lawn mower that uses the 40v batteries. We bought it back in 2015.  Will this trimmer take the same style 40v battery, or have they changed them since then? it is a quite large and heavy battery. 

    Asked by: Tiki323
    I've had several 40V Ryobi string trimmers over the years, and the batteries are all the same.
    Answered by: GeoffVancouver
    Date published: 2020-06-25

    Will this product work with 3amp 18v ryobi+ lion batteries?

    Asked by: Trim man
    Hi Trim Man, The 40VCordless String Trimmer will work with other 40V batteries. If you already have RYOBI 18V batteries than you can adapt to other RYOBI 18V String Trimmers that we have in-store and online. Thanks for reaching out!
    Answered by: The Ryobi Canada Team
    Date published: 2020-06-02

    Are other Connexion attachments available or has the Connexion system been completely dropped by Ryobi?

    Asked by: ItsALondonFing
    Hey ItsAlondonFing, We have our Expand-It lineup available in-store and online with the Home Depot. This lineup is similar but very improved and offers users many more attachments compared to other similar products on the market. Thanks for reaching out, RYOBI Canada.
    Answered by: The Ryobi Canada Team
    Date published: 2020-06-02

    Will this trimmer accept a cultivator attachment? It appears to have a coupler.

    Asked by: Cindi
    Hi Cindi, Unfortunately this trimmer is not subject to EXPAND-IT options. Thanks for reaching out, RYOBI Canada.
    Answered by: The Ryobi Canada Team
    Date published: 2020-05-19

    I want to know if I can use my mower battery with this grass trimmer. My Ryobi battery is OP40501 40v, 5 Ah, Battery 130302020DG9. Just wanna make sure before I place my order.

    Asked by: Aris
    Hi I don’t know if Ryobi has different battery models but for my trimmer and mower I absolutely can use the same battery. Maybe call Ryobi directly to be sure. Hope this helps.
    Answered by: Cojack
    Date published: 2020-05-07

    I have a ryobi 40 wat 5 volt battery from my lawn mower would it work in this 40 wat trimmer? Thank you

    Asked by: Danny
    Hey Danny: I have 2 40volt batteries, one 5 Ah, and a 4 Ah. They both work in my lawn mower, trimmer, leaf blower. The 4 Ah does not work in chainsaw.
    Answered by: Dave
    Date published: 2019-07-22
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