ENHULK 58V 16” String Trimmer review

A lightweight trimmer that folds for easier storage.

Enhulk 58V 16" String Trimmer
(Image: © Future/Alex Temblador)

Top Ten Reviews Verdict

The ENHULK 58V 16” String Trimmer is a lightweight string trimmer that lets you trim and edge your yard at three speeds. With a 58V battery, you can cut on eco mode for up to 45 minutes and don't have to do any maintenance. Perhaps the most unique feature of this trimmer is that the shaft is foldable, which means you can store it more easily when not in use.

Pros

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    Lightweight

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    Battery-powered

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    Three different speeds

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    Bump to release string

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    Folds for easier storage

Cons

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    Handle moves slightly while cutting

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When it comes to maintaining my yard, I must admit that trimming and edging takes a long time. I need something lightweight, with a long-lasting battery, that can cut through thick grass and weeds.

I’d never heard of the ENHULK brand before, but I was open to testing their 58V 16” String Trimmer. With their 58V Max Pro Series battery, I knew it would have more power and last longer than a 24V battery. The ENHULK trimmer did not disappoint in this area.

It easily cut through my thick grass and weeds, and because of its lightweight design, my arms never strained during the task. Even on turbo mode, I could cut through some thicker vines. What makes it stand apart from other string trimmers is that the shaft can be folded for easier storage. This feature is particularly useful for homeowners with limited storage space, as it allows the trimmer to be stored in a compact manner, saving valuable space in your garage or shed.

Though it was slightly overpriced, and the handle may move slightly as you trim, the ENHULK 58V 16” String Trimmer is still a solid choice. Keep reading for my full review, and don’t forget to look at our guide on the best string trimmers to see how they compare.

Alex Temblador
Alex Temblador

Alex Temblador has been reviewing household products since 2020. She has tested everything from vacuums to coffee machines, mattresses, gardening tools, hot tubs, and more. 

Alex reviewed the ENHULK 58V 16” String Trimmer in the backyard of her 103-year-old home in the Dallas, Texas, area.

ENHULK 58V 16” String Trimmer: Key specs

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Model noEHT43001-LGT1216CF
Power source58V battery
Cutting timeup to 45 minutes on ECO mode
Cutting width16 inches
Dimensions70 in x 9 inches
Weight9.8 lbs

ENHULK 58V 16” String Trimmer: Price & availability

I was surprised to learn that the ENHULK 58V 16” String Trimmer costs $269. There are plenty of high-quality string trimmers on the market that are $200 or less, so this seemed a little high. Granted, you’ll often see trimmers with higher-voltage batteries (50V-60V) priced a little higher, but beyond the foldable design, I'm not sure there is anything about this trimmer that really warrants the high price.

Thankfully, at the time of writing this review, the ENHULK 58V 16” String Trimmer with aluminum shaft (and battery) was on sale at AiDot for $249.99. Amazon currently sells the aluminum shaft (without the battery) for $159.99 or the carbon fiber shaft (with battery and charger) for $299.99. It doesn’t appear to be available anywhere else.

Score: 3 out of 5

ENHULK 58V 16'' String Trimmer | was $229.99, now $195.49 at Amazon (15% off)

ENHULK 58V 16'' String Trimmer | was $229.99, now $195.49 at Amazon (15% off)

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The ENHULK brand are delighted to offer customers a 15% discount on the ENHULK 58V 16'' String Trimmer. It is only valid on the Carbon Fibre shaft and you'll need the code entrimmer. If you order today, you could get it as soon as tomorrow. Offer valid until July 1, 2024 23:59PDT.

ENHULK 58V 16” String Trimmer: First impressions & setup

The ENHULK 58V 16” String Trimmer comes practically put together, so there isn’t much to set up. I put the battery on the charger, plugged it into the wall, and added the guard near the trimmer head. Screws and a tool were provided. Because the string trimmer arrived folded, I straightened the shaft and locked it into place with the screw lever before attaching the handle to the shaft.

ENHULK 58V 16" String Trimmer

The ENHULK 58V 16" String Trimmer arrives on your doorstep in a compact box.  (Image credit: Future/Alex Temblador)

ENHULK 58V 16” String Trimmer: Design

This string trimmer’s design is fairly simple. The shaft is slightly over 5.5 feet long, and the entire trimmer weighs about 9.8 lbs. The shaft can be folded in half and stored away when not used. When you want to use the trimmer, you straighten the shaft, line up the holes in the center, and use a screw lever to lock it in place.

The 58V battery fits on the back half of the trimmer. I used the trigger lever in front of the battery to turn on the trimmer. It has a safety feature, which means there is a little lever that you have to flip before squeezing it. It’s designed so a child can’t necessarily pick up the trimmer and use it.

In front of the lever is a control panel with a button to switch between eco, high, and turbo modes. You can only use this button when the string trimmer is turned on. When chosen, the different modes light up green. The high mode will light up red to notify the user of a low battery or an issue with the tool.

You can screw the handle wherever you like on the shaft. Down at the end of the shaft is a bump-trimmer head compatible with 0.095in and 0.080in trimmer line. A guard protects your legs from blowback.

Score: 5 out of 5

ENHULK 58V 16” String Trimmer: Performance

I have a half-acre yard, so there are many areas where I need to use a string trimmer. After charging the battery, I left it in my yard and got to work. It had been raining quite a lot, so the grass and weeds were high and thick.

I used all three modes—eco, high, and turbo to test the string trimmer fully. In eco mode, the trimmer has a 67dB output. In high mode, it has a 70dB output; in turbo mode, it has a 72dB output. Even though the speed and power output are significant, the noise is quite low for a yard tool.

All three modes, eco, high, and turbo, performed admirably in cutting my grass and weeds. Turbo mode, in particular, excelled. I found myself using high mode most of the time, reserving turbo for thicker vines. Eco mode proved effective on thinner blades of grass. This versatility empowered me to tackle a variety of yard tasks with ease.

The battery lasted 30-40 minutes when I switched between different modes. Because my yard has so many edges, sidewalks, driveways, trees, and other obstacles that I have to use a trimmer on, I wasn’t surprised that I had to charge the battery before I could finish the job. For instance, I have a whole 80 x 30-foot swath of yard that I can’t use a mower on (because it has a lot of stumps), so a string trimmer is necessary. I used the trimmer first and let it charge while mowing the yard. Then, I finished up the trimming job afterward.

Enhulk 58V 16" String Trimmer

The Enhulk 58V 16" String Trimmer is a straight shaft trimmer that's lightweight, a little over 5.5 feet in length, and has a 16 inch cutting width.  (Image credit: Future/Alex Temblador)

I liked that I didn’t bump my head often to release more string lines. It seems to be a sturdy double-string line that cuts through most grass and weeds without breaking off. This is a nice feature because I won’t have to fill the trimmer with more lines soon (Enhulk provides a little extra line in the packaging). When it does come time to replace the line, the process is straightforward and can be done in a few minutes, ensuring you can return to your yard work quickly.

One drawback came in the form of the handle. I could tighten it enough that it didn’t slip up and down, but that doesn’t mean it didn’t slip around the shaft. In some cases, this was a bit of a bother; however, when I wanted to edge, it was easy just to spin the shaft upside down and keep the handle in place. Since the shaft is straight, it takes some maneuvering to edge well with this trimmer, but it didn’t take me long to figure it out.

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You can adjust the handle on the Enhulk 58V 16" String Trimmer to whatever position you like.  (Image credit: Future/Alex Temblador)

Because the trimmer is so lightweight, my arms were never strained. It’s over 5.5 feet, a great length for most people, especially if you’re over 5’ 5” tall. If I’m being honest, I prefer string trimmers that are shorter in length only because I can hold the trimmer better. Even then, it wasn’t that big of a deal.

My favorite thing about this string trimmer is that it requires no maintenance. That’s a huge win in my book. Although I usually store it away without folding it (because I have a lot of space in my garage), I like that I can fold it down if necessary—like if I need to transport it in my car to do yard work elsewhere.

The Enhulk 58V 16" String Trimmer is part of the Enhulk 58V MAX Pro series, which includes a lawn mower, chainsaw, hedge trimmer, and leaf blower. After trimming my yard, I used the Enhulk 58V Leaf Blower to remove grass clippings from the concrete areas (sidewalk, driveway, etc.) around my home. I found the leaf blower incredibly powerful (even without using the Turbo Mode), and with the three different nozzles it came with, I could blow with precision for different tasks. My favorite aspect of this trimmer was the cruise control button that sets the speed to whatever you like.

Score: 4 out of 5

Enhulk 58V 16" String Trimmer

Utilize the Enhulk 58V Leaf Blower after you use the Enhulk 58V 16" String Trimmer.  (Image credit: Future/Alex Temblador)

Enhulk 58V 16” String Trimmer: Care & maintenance

Perhaps the best thing about this string trimmer is that it requires so little maintenance. Because it’s battery-powered, it doesn’t need gas or oil. You just need to store the battery in a safe place. In the winter, you’ll need to store it where the temperature doesn’t dip below 50 degrees.

The only "maintenance" you'll have to clean the guard of grass clippings and add a string to the head when it runs out.

Enhulk 58V 16” String Trimmer: User reviews

Users were really satisfied with the Enhulk 58V 16” String Trimmer. Many raved about the battery, especially since it contributed to the tool being fairly quiet. They were impressed with the trimmer’s capability to cut through thick and high weeds and that the handle was adjustable for different users. A few pointed out that they liked how lightweight the trimmer is and that the string lasts quite a long time (and that it’s easy to replace when necessary). There weren’t any complaints about this trimmer. One user received a faulty battery, but they even acknowledged that this was probably a fluke, and they loved the string trimmer until the battery died during the second use. 

Should you buy the Enhulk 58V 16” String Trimmer?

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Score Card
AttributeNotesRating
PricePriced high, though on-sale at AiDot; Amazon offers only the shaft (no battery)★★★
DesignLightweight battery-powered trimmer with a bump-feed head and three speed options; foldable for storage★★★★★
PerformanceCuts through thick and high grass and weeds with easy on three different speed modes. ★★★★

Buy it if...

You need something lightweight

At only 9.8 lbs., this string trimmer is considerably lightweight and won’t cause much arm strain as you trim your yard.

You have little storage space

When not in use, you can fold this string trimmer in half, allowing you to better store it in areas with limited space.

You prefer a low-noise tool

As a battery-powered yard tool, the Enhulk 58V 16” String Trimmer is eco-friendly in many ways. It doesn’t have the sound output a gas-powered tool has and it doesn’t emit emissions.

Don’t buy it if…

You’re on a budget

You can find a more affordable string trimmer on the market. It may not have a 58V battery, but there are still some high-quality string trimmers that cost less.

You dislike using yard tools with a limited amount of power

This string trimmer will only last up to 45 minutes on the eco speed setting, which means at some point, the yard tool could die on you. You can switch between the speeds to save some battery or stick to the eco speed, however, if you don’t want your yard chores to be limited by a battery, a gas-powered trimmer is a better bet.

You’re very short

The shaft of this string trimmer is over 5.5 feet, so if you’re shorter than that, you might find it a bit uncomfortable to hold. It will help to adjust the handle but you might find a string trimmer with a shorter shaft more comfortable.

How does the Enhulk 58V 16” String Trimmer compare?

For a more affordable battery-powered string trimmer, go for the Sun Joe 24V-ST14 Cordless String Trimmer. It may only have a 24V battery and a 12-inch cutting swath (compared to a 58V battery and a 16-inch cutting swath on the Enhulk), but it’s similarly lightweight, and you can adjust the length of the pole.

I’ve tested the Dewalt 60V Max 17in Brushless Attachment Capable String Trimmer, and it’s a great alternative for those who like battery-powered trimmers. It cuts just as well as the Enhulk but has a 60V versus a 58V battery. Not only that, but you can exchange the trimmer with a brush cutter attachment with ease. Unfortunately, it’s more expensive.

If you want a two-in-one tool with a string trimmer and a brush cutter that isn’t as expensive, go for the Troy-Bilt TB272BC Straight Shaft Brushcutter/String Trimmer. It’s the same concept as the Dewalt, though it takes a few more steps to exchange the trimmer and the brushcutter head. It’s also a gas-powered tool so you won’t run out of juice. Unlike the Enhulk, you’ll have to do more maintenance with this tool.

How I tested the Enhulk 58V 16” String Trimmer

I tested the Enhulk 58V 16” String Trimmer in my half-acre yard. My grass grew very fast in May and June, so I had plenty of chances to utilize it on the edges of my driveway and around trees. To write this in-depth review, I tested all the string trimmer features.

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  • · First reviewed: May-June 2024
Alex Temblador
TTR Contributing Editor, Yard Tools

Alex Temblador is a Dallas-based award-winning author and freelance writer. She covers home, design, architecture, and art for various publications. Recently, she purchased her first home, a historic Sears & Roebuck house with original features. Alex also enjoys testing yard tools and vacuums for buying guides and reviews.