12 in. 18V Cordless Trimmer and Edger

MODEL # NST2118


  • Black & Decker’s electric lawn and garden equipment releases zero emissions in your yard, helping to reduce your carbon footprint
  • Groom N' Edge™ with the flip-up edge guide, allows users to switch from trimming to edging in seconds.
  • The Automatic Feed Spool™ ensures continuous work without bumping and having to stop to adjust the spool.
  • Exclusive PowerDrive Transmission delivers more power from the motor to the cutting string so you can get the job done faster.
  • Instantly starts everytime with the pull of a trigger
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Product Details

Key Features

  • Groom N' Edge™
  • Automatic Feed Spool™
  • PowerDrive Transmission™
  • Instant Start
  • Pivoting handle
  • Adjustable length
  • Includes 2 18V batteries

Benefits

  • Switch from trimming to edging in seconds
  • Line advances automatically. no need to stop and bump
  • Amplifies motor torque for increased cutting power and performance
  • No more frustrating pull cords
  • For versatile operating positions
  • Easily adjusts to user's preferred length

What's Included

  • NST2118 Cordless Trimmer/Edger
  • (2) HPB18-OPE 18V Batteries
  • (1) Charger
  • (1) AF-100 Spool
  • (1) Auxillary Handle
  • (1) Guard

Uses

  • Trimming areas of overgrowth after mowing
  • Edging along borders, sidewalks and flower beds

Technical Specifications

  • Voltage18 V
  • AmpsN/A Amps
  • rpm7200 rpm
  • Cutting Swath12 "
  • Line Diameter0.065 "
  • Feed SystemAFS
  • Replacement AccessoriesAF-100
  • Weight6.4 lbs
  • Power SourceNiCad

2 Year Limited Warranty

Black & Decker (U.S.) Inc. warrants this product for two (2) years against any defects in material or workmanship. The defective product will be replaced or repaired at no charge in either of two ways.

The first, which will result in exchanges only, is to return the product to the retailer from whom it was purchased (provided that the store is a participating retailer). Returns should be made within the time period of the retailer?s policy for exchanges (usually 30 to 90 days after the sale). Proof of purchase may be required. Please check with the retailer for their specific return policy regarding returns that are beyond the time set for exchanges.

The second option is to take or send the product (prepaid) to a Black & Decker owned or authorized Service Center for repair or replacement at our option. Proof of purchase may be required. Black & Decker owned and authorized Service Centers are listed under "Tools-Electric" in the yellow pages of the phone directory.

This warranty does not apply to accessories. This warranty gives you specific legal rights and you may have other rights which vary from state to state or province to province. Should you have any questions, contact the manager of your nearest Black & Decker Service Center. This product is not intended for commercial use.

LATIN AMERICA: This warranty does not apply to products sold in Latin America. For products sold in Latin America, check country specific warranty information contained in the packaging, call the local company or see the website for warranty information.

     

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    User Reviews for 12 in. 18V Cordless Trimmer and Edger

    0 people recommended the following review
    suzanned Wrote:
    very disappointed
             
    Batteries are worthless, takes 8 hours to charge and only last for about 10-15 minutes, even with 2 batteries I cannot trim my small yard.
    Pros:

    lightweight, easy to switch from trimmer to edger

    Cons:

    battery life

    10/6/2013 10:06:12 AM

    0 people recommended the following review
    MJMDDJ Wrote:
    OK
             
    Works fine when fully charged, but only for a short period of time.
    Pros:

    Lightweight and cordless.

    Cons:

    Battery life is not sufficient. Battery only lasts 10 minutes or so when fully charged. Would like to know if there is a solution.

    9/22/2013 11:36:08 AM

    0 people recommended the following review
    mamamoe Wrote:
    right for the price
             
    I am 71 and have to do all the lawn care by my self. This trimmer works just fine for me. I have even re-filled the spools and that worked ok. I am trying to get another charger so both batteries can be ready to go as I have 2.5 acres to do. My neighbor watched me then ask where I got mine and now he too is using one and very happy too.
    Pros:

    light weight and easy to use. I like that I can adjust the handle and height for the different jobs I am doing

    Cons:

    need 2 chargers so both batteries are ready to go...no waiting when busy. wish it had a wheel on it for edging would make it easier

    9/5/2013 10:51:07 AM

    0 people recommended the following review
    Reel-Crazy Wrote:
    Scaled Down My Equipment
             
    I had to sell my Stihl FS 103R because of it's weight due to a recent heart attack/bladder combo issue so weight was important to me. This is extremely lightweight, especially for the pittance I paid for it. I was surprised that it worked as well as it did, too. I have a lot of trimming on my yard and it takes both batteries (2 in box) to complete the job, but that was expected in advance. So far, I am completely pleased with it since I was coming off of commercial grade equipment.
    Pros:

    Weight, price ($80 at Lowes), ease of assembly, supplied with 2 batteries, and warranty. I spent $175 for a different brand that didn't do nearly the job this one does and I took it back in less than 2 hours.

    Cons:

    Takes longer to trim my yard in comparison to my Stihl, but still does a good job.

    9/2/2013 5:21:59 PM

    0 people recommended the following review
    TheDigger Wrote:
    Awesome little trimmer
             
    I bought this model because I have a moderate sized property, hate being tethered by a cord and did not want to pay for a gas trimmer and the batteries were compatible with other tools that would work fine for what I needed. Between all of my tools I have 4 batteries so I've always got a fresh charge. It's great to throw in the truck to trim at my club house or even my mother-in-laws. If you want to chop down a forest, buy a different tool. As long as I use the proper string size it had fed string flawlessly. I recommend this product to anyone who has similar expectations.
    Pros:

    It's easy. From operation, to reloading string to changing batteries and switching from trimmer to edger this is an awesome piece of equipment for the light to moderate duty trimming needs.

    Cons:

    I'm 6'2 and it's just a little bit too short for me. It needs larger print telling only to use the proper size line. Anything larger and it will not feed automatically.

    8/30/2013 11:10:35 AM

    0 people recommended the following review
    Trapper John Wrote:
    Not as good as the prevoius model
             
    Works well as long as the battery is full. The charger with this model does not fully charge the battery. I have a B & D charger that charges different size battery which fully charges this model's battery
    Pros:

    Light weight, changes from trimmer to edger easily

    Cons:

    Batter charger doesn't fully charge the battery

    8/4/2013 8:25:19 PM

    0 people recommended the following review
    F. David Gibson Wrote:
    Have used this item for over 5 years. Well made and easy to use.
             
    Black & Decker Edger/Trimmer purchased in 2008 along with a Blower, Cordless Drill and Double Charger that all use the HBP18 18volt Battery of which I have 9 Batteries.
    Pros:

    All products use the same HBP18 Battery and the Edger/Trimmer is easy to use. The Batteries have a 2-year warranty and Black & Decker has replaced a total of 20 Batteries over a 5-year period due to there not holding up for the 2-years.

    Cons:

    The Batteries do not last through the 2-year warranty. The Edger/Trimmer has just developed a squeak and I am checking with B&D to see if this can be repaired and where to send it along with length of time for repair. The Batteries only last about 10-15 minutes when new and fully charged. THERE ARE GOOD THINGS (PROS) ABOUT THESE PRODUCTS AND THERE ARE BAD THINGS (CONS).

    7/15/2013 9:43:07 PM

    0 people recommended the following review
    chocrokee Wrote:
    It did greater than expected
             
    NST2118 trimmer..Charged batteries as in directions before 1st use..Have yard in desert with many types weeds, tumbleweeds, ironweed and others..Trimmed around 8 trees, along porch and sidewalk, and it was still going strong..Decided to cut grass/weeds in yard in general..It's not big, granted, maybe a 200 sq ft area, but it cut it all..Some of the weeds mentioned (they were young)and taller grass we call cotton-top.. I was surpising impressed with the unit..When lack of power showed up, I quit..Possibly those with very short battery life did not fully charge the battery before use...A trigger lock would help a lot, for me anyway..
    Pros:

    lite weight, easy to handle

    Cons:

    no trigger lock..replcement reels too high priced.

    7/7/2013 4:40:25 PM

    0 people recommended the following review
    pepsiman87 Wrote:
    nice light easy to use
             
    ok but needs a 2nd charger or a fast charger battery dont last long
    Pros:

    kight n easy to use

    Cons:

    battery life needs a 2 nd chager or a faster charger to charge batterys

    7/5/2013 1:53:50 PM

    0 people recommended the following review
    Kuya Wrote:
    battery doesnt last long enough
             
    battery dies to fast is there anyway to convert it to electric
    Pros:

    its got power

    Cons:

    you need a lot of batteries to trim a big yard

    7/1/2013 11:53:29 AM


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