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Model: SWFT15022
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Type
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Southland Walk-Behind Field Trimmer
Efficient, powerful and durable by design

Heavy-Duty 150cc OHV 4-Cycle Engine
Provides up to 5.75 ft/lbs of torque for clearing dense vegetation

Easy Start Fuel Delivery System
Manual, recoil starter makes starting the engine an easy task

22-Inch Cutting Width
Quad .155" diam.line trimmer head for more cutting in less time

Standard Trimmer Guard
Protects the operator from flying debris

Anti-Vibration Foam Grip Handle
Decrease operatior fatigue and folds for compact storage

Large 12-Inch Wheels
Provides ample clearance & easy maneuverability on uneven terrain

EPA & CARB Certified

2-Year Limited Warranty


Trimmer
Trimmer Head Type
Fixed
Line Diameter
0.155 Inches
Max Cutting Diameter
22 Inches
Tool-Less Line Replacement
Yes
Number of Cutting Edges
4 Strings
Blades Compatible
No
Attachment Capable
No
Engine
Starting System
Recoil Start
Engine Cycle
4-Cycle
HP
5.75 HP
CC
150 CCs
Engine Cylinders
1 Cylinder
Oil Filter
No
Drive
Drive System
Push
Wheels
Rear Tire Size
14 Inch
Overview
Made in USA
No
Weight
55 Pounds
Product Length
33 Inches
Product Width
32.1 Inches
Product Height
20.5 Inches
Consumer Warranty
2 Years
Model
SWFT15022
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  2 Questions
Q: Can this mower be used on hills? I had a DR before and if used on a hill it smoked.
by Susan from Tennessee on June 30, 2016

A: Susan,

Unfortunately, the Southland walk behind string trimmer is not rated to be used on a hill. I would recommend looking at a model such as the Husqvarna HU675HWT (22") 163cc Walk Behind String Trimmer which will have 12 inch wheels that will roll over rough and hilly terrain.
by Dale, Product Expert
Q: Hi is there a grade limit for the trimmer? I have a 15%-20% slope hillside yard. Will the self propelled drive wheels handle this incline?
by Paul from California on June 26, 2016

A: Manufacturers do not recommend trimmers being used on more than a 10-15 degree slope. It is recommended to trim across slopes as opposed to up and down. I have included the manual with the Slope Guide on page 13 for your convenience:
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Southland SWFT15022 Reviews & Ratings
Overall Rating
Features
5/5
Quality
5/5
Performance
5/5
Value
5/5
Overall
4.7 out of 54.7 out of 54.7 out of 54.7 out of 54.7 out of 5
Pros
Exceeded Expectations (7)
Price (6)
Easy To Use (5)
Durable (3)
Reliable (3)
Cons
No Cons (1)
Packaging (1)
87% of respondents would recommend this product to a friend
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Brian Masuda
Oakland, CA
Purchased from String Trimmers Direct
Purchased 5/22/16
Most Helpful Positive Review
REVIEWED
JUL.
25
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Really Works
The property is level, but full of tumble weeds. I dread using a hand string trimmer along with a brush cutter (on the toughest areas).

Took a chance on this walk behind string trimmer without spending a lot (great sale).

This unit really cuts & is easy to control. Starts easily & quieter than a lawn mower. Wear protection this is not a toy.
Brian Recommends This Southland Product
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Ronald D.
Blue Ridge, TX
Purchased from String Trimmers Direct
Purchased 5/28/16
Most Helpful Critical Review
REVIEWED
JUL.
08
2016
3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5
Works Great But No One Has Filters For It
I have called every # i could find for help, and no one has the filters. The distributor offered to send a$12. Filter plus $40. Shipping
Ronald Does Not Recommend This Product
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Sean M.
Abilene, TX
Purchased from String Trimmers Direct
Purchased 5/16/16
REVIEWED
JUN.
28
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
A Beast!
I really have put this through the paces cutting through weeds and brush taller than me, and it absolutely handled it without bogging down or anything. It is one of the best purchases I've ever made in regards to lawn and garden equipment.
Pros: Exceeded Expectations, Reliable, Durable, Quiet
Sean Recommends This Southland Product
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Antonio M.
Highland Falls, NY
Purchased from String Trimmers Direct
Purchased 5/30/16
REVIEWED
JUN.
26
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Great Little Machine
I found machine is very powerfull for its size and gets job done.i also noticed that will stop moving even with a very small small stone or hump in the ground due to the hard solid plastic wheels and tires.maybe air inflated big tires could solve that problem? still love the machine.thanks
Antonio Recommends This Southland Product
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Eugene W.
Zillah, WA
Purchased from String Trimmers Direct
Purchased 7/5/16
REVIEWED
AUG.
19
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Works Great
no more holding the weed eater to trim my yard
Eugene Recommends This Southland Product
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Sam H.
Whitehall, MT
Purchased from String Trimmers Direct
Purchased 7/27/16
REVIEWED
AUG.
18
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Great Little Walk Behind Trimmer
Lots of power. Hang on, wear long pants, long sleeve shirt, and protective eye-wear. It's a real weed cutting machine. Easy to assemble. Glad I bought.
Sam Recommends This Southland Product
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Michael B.
Veterans Colony, OK
Purchased from String Trimmers Direct
Purchased 5/27/16
REVIEWED
AUG.
05
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
When Things Go Wrong, You Find Out About The Company!!
I purchased the mower May 2016, put it together and rolled it into the shed. June i finally got around to starting it, it would not start. I found that the air cleaner cover had been smashed and the gas primer connection was broken, but I couldn't tell until I removed it. I called customer service and they were very nice, asked me to take pictures and they would replace the parts. I called once a week and by the fourth week they informed me they were replacing the unit.

By this time I had... more
Michael Recommends This Southland Product
Manufacturer Response
Brand Rep
Michael,
I am sorry about how your purchase showed up but am happy to hear it was taken care of. hope this trimmer provides years of use.
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Emanuel S.
Glasgow, MT
Purchased from String Trimmers Direct
Purchased 6/20/16
REVIEWED
JUL.
12
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Southland Trimmer 5 Stars
Really like this machine. Easy to start, reline and handle. Would suggest an adjustment to set cutting height.
Emanuel Recommends This Southland Product
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Roger J.
Mishawaka, IN
Purchased from String Trimmers Direct
Purchased 8/7/16
REVIEWED
SEP.
10
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Nice Machine
did what i needed to do best purchase i have ever made
Roger Recommends This Southland Product
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Charles C.
Ferndale, WA
Purchased from String Trimmers Direct
Purchased 12/23/16
REVIEWED
MAR.
02
2017
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Great Product
Quality machine that does the tough job that I needed to get done in my overgrown field. Exceeded my expectations! This is a quality machine. Starts easy and runs great!
Pros: Exceeded Expectations, Price, Durable, High Quality
Charles Recommends This Southland Product
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William B.
Killeen, TX
Purchased from String Trimmers Direct
Purchased 4/12/16
Total Reviews
2 Reviews
Total Helpful Votes
18 Helpful Votes
REVIEWED
APR.
15
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
About Time!
The SouthLand is a God-Send. Got mine today, only a two day wait! The box did look a little rough, (top opened, holes punched in it) but I recognize the signs of over-zealous customs inspectors.... I firmly believe the company had nothing to do with this. Anywho, it took me about 30 minutes to assemble (10 minutes of this looking for my glasses, another 5 looking for an oil funnel), made sure everything was tightened, and then pulled the cord 3 times before it fired up. AND DID IT PERFORM!... more
Pros: Durable, Easy To Use, Price, Exceeded Expectations
Cons: Packaging
William Recommends This Southland Product
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