Curious about the GTech grass trimmer and if it’s worth the money?
*** IMPORTANT UPDATE ***
The ST20 is no longer being sold by GTech. They have released a new version called the GTech Cordless Grass Trimmer GT 3.0
Click here to read that review
This in-depth, review (updated for 2019) has everything you need to know about GTech grass trimmers. Both the new ST20 and the old ST05 and I reveal some secrets you may not know…
The GTech ST20 Grass Trimmer is a British made, premium quality grass trimmer, strimmer and edge cutter.
2019 Update: GTech continue to produce this ST20 trimmer. It now has almost 8,000 reviews with an average rating of 4.5 stars.
This year they have discontinued the ST05 strimmer. The ST20 is now the only offering for a grass trimmer from GTech.
I can only imagine the reason is that the ST05 was getting a bit old and the ST20 is a much better version.
The GTech strimmer ST05 was also called the “GTech rapid blade pro” and had a 14.4v battery. The new ST20 has a more powerful 18v lithium-ion GTech strimmer battery.
Designed for improved efficiency, it lasts longer and delivers a more consistent power output, resulting in a far superior cut to your lawn edges.
Here are some major benefits:
- Impressive design and build quality
- Lightweight, only 1.75kg
Easy to Use
- Maneuverable and easy to handle
- Doubles as an edge trimmer
- Reassuringly British built
- Cheap GTech strimmer blade replacements
- Durable 18V lithium-ion battery
- 30 min use from a 4 hour charge
Here’s the thing…
GTech are taking the power tools market by storm at the moment. They’ve put a vast amount of time and money into the design and production of their cordless electric power tools, and this ST20 grass trimmer is no exception.
A lightweight, maneuverable, fast and efficient strimmer with a load of features to help you keep the garden looking lovely.
GTech provide 20 plastic blades with the ST20, but are prepared to give you free blades for life at no extra cost. Result! This shows the confidence and level of customer service they offer. Click here to get more blades.
Note: You will have to pay £2.95 for postage and packing.
Update 2019: GTech stopped doing free blades in 2018. Instead, they charge £3.99 for a pack of 50 blades with FREE post and packing. Effectively they are just over £1 more expensive in total but you get 50. Not bad or expensive.
Click here to get your new GTech ST04, ST05 and ST20 blades (they are all the same fit).
Even though they have stopped producing the ST05 and ST04 strimmers, you can still purchase the blades to fit them.
The lightweight design makes the ST20 easy to move around without hurting your back or arms. Its one hand power trigger & safety switch ensure it’s easy to use and, most importantly, safe.
Swivel the trimming head with ease to change it from a grass trimmer to a lawn edge cutter, to add that finishing touch to your lawn. The fast spinning, plastic blade delivers a very respectable 230mm (23cm) cutting width.
This cordless grass trimmer is powered by battery, with an 18v motor that lasts up to 30 mins from a 4 hour charge. It’s also interchangeable with the HT20 hedge trimmer, which is part of the cordless, electric garden set from GTech.
Being lithium-ion it should be much more durable than traditional battery powered tools. So if you had a bad experience in the past it’s worth noting this upgrade.
Real Users, Real Comments
Gardeners love the fact that it uses a blade rather than nylon cord, so no more fiddling and running out. The blade changes in seconds and they’re free for life.
Most people comment on the ease of use and how lightweight the ST20 is. Ideal for elderly people or those with back problems.
Others mention that they use this as a cordless weed trimmer and then edge the lawn, which makes it a versatile tool to have in the garden. Here is what one user said:
- Light, versatile and easy to use
- No petrol, no cables, no problems
- Cheap replacements blades
- No nylon cord, just an easy to fit blade
- Lawn edger and grass strimmer, just twist the head
- Switchable battery with HT20 grass trimmer
- 30 min run time might not be enough
Is it Right for you?
We love this grass trimmer and lawn edger from GTech so we’d say “yes, it is probably right for you”.
However, it does depend how you intend to use it and what you use it for…
This cordless, electric tool is designed for keeping the lawn tidy and general use, where you do not need to use it for extended periods. If you’re a professional lawn keeper, this isn’t for you.
You can tell from the thousands of happy customers that this tool does a great job, is really convenient and easy to use.
It’s ideal if you want to quickly neaten up the lawn edges, around trees and obstacles in the garden. I can highly recommend this product and am sure you won’t be disappointed.
2019 Update: If you are not happy with your purchase you can return the item within 30 days for a full refund. However, please make sure you keep the packaging and it does cost £10 for postage.
Check out the ST20 in action…
What’s in the box…
- Grass trimmer main body
- Grass trimmer head
- Grass trimmer shroud
- Battery charger
- Bag of blades
Buy the GTech ST20 Strimmer
GTech strimmer stockists: I’d recommend buying direct from GTech because they offer the best price, excellent service and are UK based. You can also purchase from Amazon if it’s more convenient for you, especially if you have Prime.
FREE UK delivery | 30 day refund promise | 2 year warranty
It’s a risk free purchase…
The ST20 is part of a range of cordless electric garden power tools that GTech have done an excellent job of creating. I’d highly recommend that you check out my review of the latest cordless GTech mower and the electric hedge trimmer. You can view the full range on GTech’s site, too.