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Toro Introduces New 48-Volt String Trimmer


If you’re looking for the power and performance of a gas trimmer, but don’t want the hassle of gas and oil, meet the new 48-volt* Max string trimmer from Toro.

Toro’s highest voltage string trimmer is powered by lithium-ion battery technology and built with durable, high-powered features that give it the performance of a gas-powered trimmer without the maintenance.

Toro’s lithium ion battery-powered tools have super-charged, interchangeable batteries that provide up to twice the power per weight when compared to a traditional nickel-cadmium battery.  An exclusive storage-mode feature keeps your battery at the perfect level when it’s not in use, allowing for longer run times and helping to extend the life of the battery.

The new Toro® 48-volt Max string trimmer easily cuts through grass and weeds with a durable 13-inch dual trim line. This new trimmer also features variable speed control, allowing you to match the power to the trimming job, preserving power for when you really need it. Pair those features with an on-board charge meter that displays the battery status, and you have the tool you need to take on any trimming task

The aluminum head and extended steel shaft provide long-lasting durability, while an adjustable assist handle keeps the trimmer balanced and easy to operate.

Weighing in at just under 9 pounds, the 48-volt Max string trimmer (model 51488) is covered by a three-year full warranty.

Look for the full line of new Toro yard tools available at,, hardware stores, select Toro dealers, and The Home Depot® stores. For more information, contact Toro toll free at 1-888-384-9939 or visit us on the web at

*Battery manufacturer rating = 48V maximum & 43.2V nominal. Actual voltage varies with load.

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