Black & Decker® Introduces New High Performance String Trimmer

Easily convert from trimming to edging in seconds

Feb 19, 2013, 10:30 ET from Black & Decker

TOWSON, Md., Feb. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Black & Decker® introduces the new 14" High Performance String Trimmer (GH3000)— an ideal solution for trimming and edging along sidewalks, driveways and borders. The GH3000 string trimmer features a 7.5 amp motor that provides high performance trimming of tough weeds, grass and overgrowth.


"Black & Decker's new High Performance String Trimmer is designed with consumers in mind, so we developed a lightweight unit that still delivers our maximum level of cutting power," said Kate Piche, product manager for outdoor products at Black & Decker.

The GH3000 string trimmer weighs in at 6.9 pounds and features an ergonomic design with adjustable height. The unit's pivoting handle adjusts for a comfortable grip. The string trimmer features Groom N' Edge® technology with a quick latch release that allows users to switch from trimming to edging in seconds. With Black & Decker's AFS Automatic Feed Spool® system, the GH3000 requires no bumping for hassle free line feeding. Additionally, the integrated wheeled edge guide aids in the ease of use while edging the lawn around sidewalks and driveways.  

The Black & Decker 14" High Performance String Trimmer (GH3000) is available now for $69.99 at most major home retailers nationwide. The GH3000 string trimmer will come with an unconditional 30-day money back guarantee and a two-year limited warranty.

About Black & Decker

Since 1910, Black & Decker has been setting the standard for innovation and design of power tools, accessories, outdoor yard care equipment, home cleaning products, automotive and lighting products, hardware and other home improvement products. The inventor of the first portable electric drill with pistol grip and trigger switch, Black & Decker has evolved from a small machine shop in Baltimore, Maryland to a global manufacturing and marketing powerhouse with a broad line of quality products used in and around the home and for commercial applications. When users need to get work done, they trust Black & Decker for the products that will do the job efficiently and reliably. For more information on Black & Decker's extensive line of products, visit or follow Black & Decker on Facebook and Twitter.

Gineen Cargo
Stanley Black & Decker, Inc.

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