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This product should be banned from the consumer market.
The string won't feed. The starter cord won't retract after less than three gas fills. Found many complaints about the recoil mechanism being faulty. A new part is $3 but shipping is $8. Then again the new part might not be any better. Buy a Stihl.
### This is the most useless piece of lawn or garden equipment I have ever owned. The string breaks instead of feeding so you have to take the head apart every ten minutes. If you put a heavier duty trimmer head on it, the POS won't start because there i...s not clutch and the heaver head has too much drag. It's all I can do to resist beating it to pieces on the nearest tree. I bought a Stihl and am no giving this piece of junk away Read more Less
The Homelite Straight Shaft Trimmer UT21046 model is a mid-grade weed trimmer. The UT21046 model is equipped with a 2 cycle, 0.8 horsepower engine, and a 17" plastic line cutting swath (0.80" thick line). The Homelite UT21046 weed trimmer also includes a Homelite "Quick-fire" Carburetor which assists the user to provide an easier device start-up, along with a unique starter and clutch system that Homelite claims will allow easier pull start-ups. The UT21046 also includes a "EZ Wind" reel head which allows the user to simply bump the bottom of the device on a flat surface to eject more cutting line during operation. Features Mid-grade Weed Trimmer 2 Cycle Engine Low Fume Emission "Quick-Fire" Carburetor Easy Pull Starter and Clutch System "EZ Wind, Bump Feed" Reel Line Head Specifications Engine: 2 Cycle; 0.8HP Cutting Swath/ Diameter: 17" Line Size: 0.80" (2.0mm) Line Feed: Dual Line/Bump Feed Weight: 8.9 pounds Includes ... PROS: (1) more powerful than most gas trimmers on the ma... Read more