40V String Trimmer WITH 1.5AH BATTERY & CHARGER

Model: #RY40240

4.5 | 837 Reviews
The Ryobi 40-Volt Trimmer combines cordless convenience with exceptional run time. With a 40-Volt slim pack battery, this string trimmer has more run time than most gas trimmers with fade-free power. This trimmer features an auto-feed string head that advances line with the pull of the trigger and accepts any of the Ryobi auto-feed spools for quick and easy reloads. The Ryobi 40-Volt trimmer has a variable speed trigger, providing you with ultimate cut control. All this performance and convenience backed by a 5-year limited warranty, makes this the perfect time to go cordless.


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All RYOBI 40V tools are covered by a 5-year limited warranty.

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  • Weight: 9 lb.
  • Power Source: 40v Battery
  • Trigger: Variable Speed Trigger
  • Line Advancement: Auto
  • Cutting Swath: 11-13 in.


  • String Trimmer
  • 40V 1.6 AH Battery
  • 40V Charger
  • Grass Shield
  • Front Handle
  • Operator's Manual


40V String Trimmer WITH 1.5AH BATTERY & CHARGER
40V 12" STRING TRIMMER KIT is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 837.
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Great when it works but poor service When it works, it’s great. However….in the shop again for another switch replacement. At least it’s still under warranty. First repair was just over a year old and the switch failed. Home Depot did repairs then, it took 2 weeks. Home Depot no longer does Ryobi repair, had to take it to another shop, at least still in town. Switch is no longer variable speed, it’s full on or nothing, and it sometimes won’t shut off when I let o of the trigger. It’s been at the shop for almost 3 MONTHS. They can’t get the part and tell me they have problems getting in touch with Ryobi, on hold for hours and no return calls, I believe them because I have the same issue. It takes Ryobi weeks to respond to emails. Ryobi told me it could take 90 days to authorize warranty repairs, not including waiting for parts, then told me it’s the supplier holding up repairs. That is absolutely ridiculous. The repair shop told me when the contract is up with Ryobi they will not renew because Ryobi is destroying the shop’s reputation. I saw piles of Ryobi and the Home Depot orange tools waiting. When they bail on Ryobi, the next closest facility will be over a hour away. Your warranty says repair or replace, I suggest you replace my tool, you obviously can’t fix it. Maybe I’ll be able to trim my fence line when the snow flies.
Date published: 2023-11-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great features I bought it about a month ago and I love the features on the trimmer works great best trimmer on the market
Date published: 2023-09-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Ryobi weed eater Has more power and trims faster then my last trimmer
Date published: 2023-09-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Power when needed with more trigger press Good power, quiet operation, good reach, and weight doesn't wear you down
Date published: 2023-08-29
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Easy to operate and restring I bought 40v weed eater a month ago. As I age pull starting a weed eater was getting more difficult. I’m so glad I bought one. I have always been a big fan of Ryobi products.
Date published: 2023-07-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Hard working trimmer Added a second trimmer and this one is working great. It is light weight and easy to use
Date published: 2023-07-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from cuts real good Good trimmer, it takes a little getting used to reload trimmer line though
Date published: 2023-07-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from GREAT 40 VOLT LINE TRIMMER Nicely ballanced, lighweight and very easy to replace the line
Date published: 2023-07-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome! I bought this about a month ago. It works like a charm. I replaced a 4cycle gas powerheard I had for years. I’m loving the upgrade it works with all of my attachments.
Date published: 2023-07-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Multi purpose string trimmer. I recommend this product to anyone who is interested in a multi use trimmer. Best product for the money!
Date published: 2023-07-03
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