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Black & Decker GT524 520w Electric Hedge Trimmer

“Makes an ardurous task easy”

Written on: 29/10/2013 by The-only-Panther (11 reviews written)

Been using this a few months now and it has worked out great for me but i feel this product is not worth the money they charge otherwise it easy to use and trims long hedges quite nicely. The only reason I recommend it is that the other ones I have tried over the years have fallen further short of my expectations… Read Full Review

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Black & Decker GT524 520w Electric Hedge Trimmer

“Best thing since sliced Bread”

Written on: 11/07/2013

Have had mine for approx 15 years never let me down just burnt the gears, cut through wire, buried in hedge (not the first time) for the past ten years I have been cutting 2 privet hedges 40ft x 4ft 30ft x 6ft plus a laurel hedge 40ft x 8ft if I hadn't been careless I might have had it for another 15 years - any one know where I can get a new one?… Read Full Review

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Black & Decker GT524 520w Electric Hedge Trimmer

“very good ”

Written on: 10/05/2013

I have owned these trimmers for seven years with no probs until recentley they cut so much hedge done so much work and cut through very thick branches with little effort but as i said until recentley the motor burnt out on a conifer hedge i think it was my fault expecting to much out of them so dont take any notice of other posters i would recomend them… Read Full Review

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Black & Decker GT524 520w Electric Hedge Trimmer

“bought black & decker 524 last summer used for only 3...”

Written on: 06/08/2010

bought black & decker 524 last summer used for only 3 months and the motor burned out, used on medium size garden, really dissapointed I dont recomend , this was taken back to Sri Lanka brand new from Home Base I am unable to transport it back This is my honest view, I used this my self I am very keen gardner, and careful with all my machines. Palitha… Read Full Review

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Black & Decker GT524 520w Electric Hedge Trimmer

“Do not buy the Black & Decker GT524 520w Electric...”

Written on: 11/07/2009 by hiitsphil (1 review written)

Do not buy the Black & Decker GT524 520w Electric Hedge Trimmer, I used it twice third time burning smell and then dead BandQ wont replace as its a year old having purchased it last summer. BandD customer service non existant… Read Full Review

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Black & Decker GT524 520w Electric Hedge Trimmer

“My Black & Decker GT524 520w Electric Hedge Trimmer...”

Written on: 02/09/2008

My Black & Decker GT524 520w Electric Hedge Trimmer has a good reach, which in my case was the reason for purchase. However, it is poor overall. Blade sharpness means it's almost useless now (about 18months after buying), to puny for my hawthorn hedge really, once blunted a bit… Read Full Review

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Black & Decker GT524 520w Electric Hedge Trimmer

“The Black & Decker GT524 is good for longer hedges. ...”

Written on: 08/06/2008 by W Sunman (1 review written)

The Black & Decker GT524 is good for longer hedges. Needs a cable 'break' near the trimmer as in previous B&D models. If you cut the mains cable near the trimmer, you need to dismantle the whole trimmer to change the cable. Better to buy a proper weatherproofcable 'break' and insert it near the trimmer if this happens then. Mine has stopped working after I dismantled it… Read Full Review

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Black & Decker GT524 520w Electric Hedge Trimmer

“I agree with Andrew Price! The Black & Decker GT524...”

Written on: 19/08/2007 by geoffe (1 review written)

I agree with Andrew Price! The Black & Decker GT524 520w Electric Hedge Trimmer is the worst trimmer I've ever used… Read Full Review

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Hiitsphil's Response to geoffe's Review

Written on: 14/07/2009

I found this review very helpful because its true. The product cost 60+ pounds but broke down after three uses. If only I had listend to him,.

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★★★★★
Black & Decker GT524 520w Electric Hedge Trimmer

“I've been using my B&D GT524 hedgetrimmer for over 3...”

Written on: 01/05/2006 by Scotcott (1 review written)

I've been using my B&D GT524 hedgetrimmer for over 3 years and all it's cost me in maintenance is £8.50 this year for new brushes for the motor. It does a great job - powerful, low vibration, very useful design with the dual-position handle goving extra reach. I have not had problems with jamming as described in an earlier review… Read Full Review

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Black & Decker GT524 520w Electric Hedge Trimmer

“I bought the Black & Decker GT524 520w electric hedge...”

Written on: 24/04/2006 by gunnag (2 reviews written)

I bought the Black & Decker GT524 520w electric hedge trimmer because I needed something powerful, that was able to cut through thick branches and could be used on a variety of hedges.

I have not been disappointed with my purchase.

This hedge trimmer is able to cut through branches nearly an inch thick, and it was very useful in trimming back severely overgrown hedges, including conifer, privet and box.

The extending handle is very useful for reaching tall or wide hedges.

I have had none… Read Full Review

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Bertie's Response to gunnag's Review

Written on: 25/04/2006

gunnag.....if you can cut wood that's nearly an inch thick you'd better watch your fingers!!

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Black & Decker GT524 520w Electric Hedge Trimmer

“I tried the Black & Decker GT524 hedge trimmer on all...”

Written on: 06/02/2006 by Andrew Pirrie (1 review written)

I tried the Black & Decker GT524 hedge trimmer on all sorts of hedges. It was the most frustrating gardening tool I have bought. It jambs on almost all types of growth. The worst hedge trimmer I have ever bought and I have been gardening for over forty years. A complete waste of money… Read Full Review

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