Ryobi P2603 Review
The Ryobi P2603 is an easy-to-handle trimmer with a sharp blade that cuts through hedges like a warm knife through butter. This trimmer can easily cut through hedges and bushes 3/8 inches thick. It’s recommended to periodically apply machine oil to the blade for long-term maintenance.
Here’s a breakdown of the Ryobi p2603’s features, pro’s and con’s, and how it measures up to other, similar products available on the market.
Ryobi P2603 Features:
The Ryobi P2603 is an 18V cordless hedge trimmer that comes outfitted with 18 inch, dual-action blades, designed to reduce vibration. This hedge trimmer has a 3/8 inch cutting capacity, and is designed with a wrap-around handle for optimal control and maneuverability. This trimmer weighs in at a total of eight pounds. Its dimensions are 33 x 8 x 6 inches. The battery and charger are not included.
Ryobi P2603 Value compared to other hedge trimmers:
The Ryobi P2603 trimmer is more expensive than other, similar trimmers on the market like the BLACK+DECKER LHT2220 20V Lithium Ion Hedge Trimmer. The Ryobi p2603 also has a lower voltage, smaller blades, and reduced cutting capacity compared to the BLACK+DECKER LHT2220.
At eight pounds, the Ryobi P2603 is also heavier than competitors’ trimmers, like the BLACK+DECKER LHT2220, which weighs 5.7 pounds.
A larger model is also available:
The Ryobi P2603 is an easy-to-handle hedge trimmer perfect for homeowners and hobbyists.
- Long running time
- Highly maneuverable
- Easy to clean
- Satisfactory for home lawn care, but not professional grade
- Battery and charger not included
- Battery power not quite as strong as a corded or gas powered unit
- More expensive than competitors’ trimmers
- Lower voltage than competitors’ trimmers of similar price
- Lower cutting capacity than competitors’ trimmers of similar price