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Grade
Mid Grade
Type
Electric
Power Type
Cordless Electric
Battery
12V

Rechargeable
Cutting Width
14

Inches
Shaft Type
Straight Shaft String Trimmers
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Revolutionary CORE™ Wireless Motor Technology
Intelligent technology to replace gas
World's 1st high torque, high efficiency wireless electric motor
Motor life rated at 10,000 hours
Whisper quiet - only 57 decibels
25% more torque than a 25cc commercial 2-cycle gas trimmer
Run times up to 70 minutes (equal to a tank of gas)

Torque Is Constant Regardless Of Head Speed
Virtually no vibration
Reduces fatigue and enhances comfort

Dual Speed Control
Low speed (5,000 rpm's) for longer run times
High speed (7,000 rpm's) for normal grass trimming
Instant trigger start

Dual Line Bump Feed Head
Holds 20 feet of .095 diameter line
Open view grass guard

Soft Grip Handle
For all day comfort and improved control

Includes High Energy Power Cell And 3-Hour Charger


Model
  Model Number:CGT400
 UPC:856657003006
 ManufacturerCore Power
Motor
 Starting SystemPush Button
 Battery IncludedIncluded
 Battery Voltage12 Volts
 Battery TypeRechargeable
 Consumer Warranty5 Years
 Commercial Warranty2 Years
Trimmer
 Trimmer Head TypeBump Feed
 Line Diameter.095 Inch
 Max Cutting Diameter14 Inch
 Tool-Less Line ReplacementNo
 Number of Cutting Edges2 Strings
 Blades CompatibleNo
 Shaft Length59 Inches
 Shaft ShapeStraight
 Attachment CapableNo
 Swivel Cutting HeadNo
 BladesNo
Accessories
 Shoulder Strap/HarnessNo
Overview
 Weight11.0 Lbs. (4.99 kilograms)
 Consumer Warranty5 Years
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  2 Questions
Q: Can I get an extra battery and charger? What would the cost be.

jsk

by John Koutroulelis from Pennsylvania on August 05, 2012

A: John - the Core Power CGT400 really doesn't have a "battery". The power cell that is integrated into this string trimmer uses a series of printed circuit boards to create the power that drives the unit. It is a revolutionary new technology not found on any other string trimmer on the market. You can purchase an extra power cell or a charger directly from Core Power.
by Joe, Product Expert
Q: CGT 400 string trimmer - need battery specs. Lithium? Voltage?

THANKS,
-Bob

by Bob from Minnesota on August 05, 2012

A: Bob - the Core Power CGT400 really doesn't have a "battery". The power cell that is integrated into this string trimmer uses a series of printed circuit boards to create the power that drives the unit. It is a revolutionary new technology not found on any other string trimmer on the market.
by Joe, Product Expert
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Overall Rating
Features
5/5
Quality
5/5
Performance
5/5
Value
4/5
Overall
4.7 out of 54.7 out of 54.7 out of 54.7 out of 54.7 out of 5
Pros
Have Only Used 4 Times T... (1)
Quiet (21)
Easy To Use (17)
High Quality (15)
Exceeded Expectations (11)
Cons
Expensive (9)
Heavy (8)
Difficult To Use (1)
Low Quality (1)
String (1)
94% of respondents would recommend this product to a friend
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Total Reviews
33 Reviews
Total Helpful Votes
1087 Helpful Votes
String Trimmers Direct Recommended

The Core Power CGT400 gasless string trimmer is the next big thing when it comes to grass trimmers. This trimmer features innovative technology that make it a clearly better choice than traditional gas powered trimmers.

The Core Power CGT400 uses Core’s revolutionary new motor technology which is capable of producing power output that rivals currently available gas powered 2-cycle commercial and consumer grade string trimmers. Power is created by a state of the art, high energy power cell... more
Joe Recommends This Model
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Dave From Mowersdirect.com
Total Helpful Votes
15 Helpful Votes
Most Helpful Positive Review
REVIEWED
MAY.
08
2012
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Core String Trimmer
Yes, I work for mowersdirect.com. We saw this revolutionary new string trimmer at a trade show last October, and have been waiting for it to be available to offer to our customers ever since. The power created by the CORE motor is incredible! On low speed, this string trimmer will handle thick grass and weeds with no problem. The motor uses a series of circuit boards to create power that is equal to a 25cc gas engine. This string trimmer is also very lightweight, easy to handle and... more
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1515
Brad B.
Fife, WA
Purchased from String Trimmers Direct
Purchased 4/14/14
Total Reviews
2 Reviews
Total Helpful Votes
17 Helpful Votes
REVIEWED
MAY.
26
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Great But No Long Term Battery
Works great and has long charge life if used right after charge, does not hold charge after couple days have to recharge.
Pros: Quiet, High Quality, Reliable, I'd Buy It Again
Cons: Expensive, Battery Life Good If Used Right After Charge
Brad Recommends This Core Power Product
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150
William R.
Columbia, VA
Purchased from String Trimmers Direct
Purchased 4/1/14
REVIEWED
MAY.
19
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Tired Of Gas Trimmers
I got tired of gas trimmers, all have faulty gas lines just shoved in a hole in the tank. Found this one online, and couldn't be happier with it. Would like to find a fixed head for it, don't like the bump feed line.
Pros: Quiet, Easy To Use, I'd Buy It Again, Have Only Used 4 Times Thus The Quality Rating
Cons: Would Like Fixed Head Option
William Recommends This Core Power Product
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90
Paul H.
Medfield, MA
Purchased from String Trimmers Direct
Purchased 6/8/14
REVIEWED
JUN.
30
2014
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5
First Cordless Electric Trimmer
I originally owned a corded electric trimmer given to me as a gift. Worked great but unwinding and rewinding the cord needed to reach all areas of the yard was tedious and time consuming. I would often let the trimming go for an extra week. Also had two new exterior outlets installed. Moved up to a gasoline trimmer. Although it was powerful and I no longer had to deal with the cord, it was heavy, not that easy to start, required mixing oil and gas and finally when a part needed replacement it... more
Pros: Quiet, Easy To Use, I'd Buy It Again, Fast
Cons: Expensive
Paul Recommends This Core Power Product
Paul's Experience With String Trimmers Direct
Web Site
5/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
5/5
"Web site description of the product was spot on so there were no mis-perceptions. In particular was the fact that the battery maintains full power then flat out stops and needs recharging. This happened the first time I used it and I probably would have been on the phone complaining but I was aware of how it worked from online reviews. I put the battery on the charger and three hours later finished the trimming. I now start charging the battery before I start mowing the lawn. When I'm finished lawn cutting I have a fully charged battery and then do the trimming completely. I actually like the fact the battery always maintains full power. It would be nice to be able to monitor how much charge is left in battery but one full charge is enough to do my yard completely so as long as I start with a full charge everything is good."
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Jesse P.
Ramer, TN
Purchased from String Trimmers Direct
Purchased 8/15/14
REVIEWED
SEP.
05
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Loves Yellowjackets!!
Easiest weeding ever. Have jerked my shoulder out of joint for years with varying models of weeders. With advent of ethanol none last more than a season or 2 before carburetor problems. Much sturdier than I anticipated, cuts bigger stuff, and I'm worn out before it is. Charges fast and holds charge. By far one of my better purchases!
Pros: Quiet, High Quality, I'd Buy It Again, Fast
Jesse Recommends This Core Power Product
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40
Doreen S.
Clark Fork, ID
Purchased from String Trimmers Direct
Purchased 6/27/14
REVIEWED
JUL.
31
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Low Vibrations Means Good Vibrations
The description for this string trimmer is accurate when it says it is low-vibe. Because of disability, the vibration of most other trimmers make them painful to use. Not this one.

Kind of spendy, and the battery is a little heavy, but it cut through some mighty tough weeds.
Pros: Quiet, High Quality, Exceeded Expectations
Cons: Expensive
Doreen Recommends This Core Power Product
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40
Jim P.
Atlanta, GA
Total Reviews
2 Reviews
Total Helpful Votes
15 Helpful Votes
REVIEWED
MAR.
29
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Puts Black&decker Out Of Business
I had a Black & Deck LST136 and this puts that product in the history books. This is far superior.
Pros: High Quality, Exceeded Expectations, Reliable, I'd Buy It Again
Cons: Expensive
Jim Recommends This Core Power Product
Jim's Experience With String Trimmers Direct
Web Site
5/5

Service
4/5

Shipping
4/5
"You are excellent except in pricing."
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Raymond T.
Royse City, TX
Purchased from String Trimmers Direct
Purchased 8/11/14
REVIEWED
OCT.
13
2014
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5
Love Not Having To Pull A Cord!
Love my new string trimmer....so far. I have yet had to replace the original trimmer line it came with, and I have used it several times on 2 acres!

I will be totally convinced once I have to reload the line and see if it's easy.

I just may have to order some of that trimmer line from CORE as well. I'm impressed with its performance so far.
Raymond Recommends This Core Power Product
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Clark M.
Willard, MO
Purchased from String Trimmers Direct
Purchased 8/1/14
REVIEWED
AUG.
22
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Feeding The Line Out
The line doesn't always feed out. It's pulled tight and sometimes glued on the spool. I think it's the type of line it's sent with. I plan to look for a different type of line.
Pros: Quiet, Easy To Use, Light Weight
Cons: The Line Will Not Feed Out All The Time It Gets Twisted And Tight
Clark Recommends This Core Power Product
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Kevin B.
Strafford, PA
Purchased from String Trimmers Direct
Purchased 6/8/14
REVIEWED
JUN.
30
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
By Far The Best String Trimmer I Have Ever Owned.
The line is challenging to replace and you have to charge the battery no more than a couple of days in advance of use, but all in all it is an excellent powerful quiet product.
Pros: Quiet, High Quality, Reliable, Exceeded Expectations
Kevin Recommends This Core Power Product
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Terry B.
Chippewa Falls, WI
Purchased from String Trimmers Direct
Purchased 6/1/14
REVIEWED
JUN.
26
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Excellent Trimmer!
Have a big back yard, and the electric trimmers weren't doing the trick with multiple extension cords daisy-chained, getting wrapped around stuff or coming unplugged. This trimmer has great torque too!
Pros: Quiet, High Quality, Durable
Terry Recommends This Core Power Product
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