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Comparing Black+Decker BESTA510 and Toro 51480

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Consumer Score
In comparison:
Black+Decker BESTA510 ranks #37 out of 116. It is in the top 10%.
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8.6
Great
Consumer Score
In comparison:
Toro 51480 ranks #54 out of 116. It is in the top 20%.
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8.2
Great
Black+Decker BESTA510: Buy | Customer Reviews

Experts recommend Toro 51480 more than Black+Decker BESTA510

As of 8 Jun 2022, experts prefer Toro 51480 over Black+Decker BESTA510, but both String Trimmers have solid expert endorsements.

As per this month's meta ranking, Toro 51480 received 4 recommendations: from LawnStarter (5 May 2022), The Spruce (26 Mar 2022) Epic Gardening (15 May 2021) and 1 other. By contrast, Black+Decker BESTA510 received only 2 recommendations from LawnStarter (5 May 2022) and Pocket-lint (3 Aug 2021).

Rank Change Price String Trimmer
Wirecutter
Popular Mechanics
LawnStarter
The Spruce
Architecture Lab
Epic Gardening
Best of Machinery
BestCovery
Pocket-lint
Bob Vila
4
+1 $64
Toro 51480
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-
6
8
-
6
-
5
-
-
13
- $48
Black+Decker BESTA510
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-
5
-
-
-
-
-
6
-

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About our ranking methodology

Endorsement summary:

  • On 5 May 2022 LawnStarter ranked Black+Decker BESTA510 as #5 and Toro 51480 as #6
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    #5 out of 10 Black+Decker BESTA510
    #6 out of 10 Toro 51480
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  • On 3 Aug 2021 Pocket-lint ranked Black+Decker BESTA510 as #6
    Rank String Trimmer
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    #6 out of 10 Black+Decker BESTA510
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  • On 26 Mar 2022 The Spruce ranked Toro 51480 as #8
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    #8 out of 8 Toro 51480
    Best Plug-in
  • On 15 May 2021 Epic Gardening ranked Toro 51480 as #6
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    #6 out of 7 Toro 51480
    Telescoping
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  • On 4 Apr 2022 BestCovery ranked Toro 51480 as #5
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    #5 out of 5 Toro 51480
    Best Electric String Trimmer

Verdict

After counting and adding up the 86 expert endorsements of the May rankings, Toro 51480 outranks Black+Decker BESTA510. This is not to say that that Black+Decker BESTA510 is a bad option. Like Toro 51480, it is recommended by experts, but less.

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Customers like Black+Decker BESTA510 somewhat more

At ReviewFinder we prefer to focus on professional product reviews, because customer reviews can be disproportionately affected by unrelated factors such as delivery, specific seller listing problems, and, of course, fake reviews. With that said, below is the summary of consumer sentiment.

Black+Decker BESTA510
Toro 51480
Consumer score (CS) is a normalized computed representation of customers' sentiment towards a product.
CS of 10 is similar to a 4.8 star review, CS of 0 is similar to a 2 star review.

Black+Decker BESTA510, the cheaper option, tends to get more favorable reviews than Toro 51480.

As can be seen in the chart above, median best-selling string trimmer receives a consumer score of 8.0 (great). Both Black+Decker BESTA510 and Toro 51480 receive customer reviews that average out above that median threshold.

Black+Decker BESTA510
In comparison:
Black+Decker BESTA510 ranks #37 out of 116. It is in the top 10%.
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8.6
Great
Toro 51480
In comparison:
Toro 51480 ranks #54 out of 116. It is in the top 20%.
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8.2
Great
Median best-selling String Trimmer
In comparison:
GreenWorks 21212 ranks #59 out of 116. It is in the top 20%.
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8.0
Great





Black+Decker BESTA510 is more popular than Toro 51480

It's fairly safe to say that Black+Decker BESTA510 is a more popular string trimmer than Toro 51480, based on its 10,000+ reviews. Popularity is determined based on product sales. Note that older and cheaper products tend to sell more.


To consider

Customers who view Black+Decker BESTA510 and Toro 51480 often consider Toro 51480, a pricier option.
Table: Top compared alternatives for Black+Decker BESTA510 and Toro 51480
Toro 51480 $64
In comparison:
Toro 51480 ranks #54 out of 116. It is in the top 20%.
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8.2
Great
4 expert recommendations
Black+Decker ST8600 $40
In comparison:
Black+Decker ST8600 ranks #41 out of 116. It is in the top 10%.
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8.5
Great
2 expert recommendations Cheaper
GreenWorks 21212 $38
In comparison:
GreenWorks 21212 ranks #59 out of 116. It is in the top 20%.
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8.0
Great
2 expert recommendations Cheaper
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Critic Consensus Common points from expert reviews summarized.
As can be seen below, Toro 51480 outranks Black+Decker BESTA510 by 9 positions. This indicates that, as of 8 Jun 2022, Toro 51480 is more critically acclaimed than Black+Decker BESTA510.
Rank Change Price String Trimmer
Wirecutter
Popular Mechanics
LawnStarter
The Spruce
Architecture Lab
Epic Gardening
Best of Machinery
BestCovery
Pocket-lint
Bob Vila
1
- $95
Worx WG163 GT
-
-
-
2
6
7
1
-
2
7
2
- $200
Husqvarna 128LD
-
-
2
4
9
1
-
-
-
-
3
+1 Check price
Makita XRU15Z
-
9
-
7
-
-
6
-
-
3
4
+1 $64
Toro 51480
-
-
6
8
-
6
-
5
-
-
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Expert Reviews There are people on the Internet whose job is to review products. Below are their opinions.

Expert reviews [1]

No critic scores
Total expert reviews: 1
  • with a score: 0
  • without a score: 1

Expert reviews [7]

84
Total expert reviews: 7
  • with a score: 2
  • without a score: 5
Highest score by suaveyards.com
88
Average score based on 7 reviews
84
Lowest score by garden.hivefly.com
80

Score distribution:

80-100
60-80
40-60
20-40
0-20
Black+Decker BESTA510: Buy | Customer Reviews
From Seller:
  • Automatic Feed Spool (AFS) technology of the edger/trimmer eliminates bumping for hassle-free line feeding that helps you work without interruptions
  • The 6.5 amp motor and POWERDRIVE Transmission of the grass cutter provide maximum performance when trimming through the toughest weeds, grass, and overgrowth
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From Seller:
  • Corded 14-inch electric trimmer/edger with a powerful 5 amp motor
  • Extra-wide 14-inch dual-line cutting head gets the job done faster; auto-feed trim line
  • One-step walk-behind edging--switch from a trimmer to an edger in seconds
  • Read more
From Manufacturer Manufacturer-provided product description, urls and documents.
EAN Numbers: 0885911535021
UPC Numbers: 885911535021
Model Numbers: BESTA510
EAN Numbers: 0021038514802, 0021038514840, 0797267617200, 0885101719125, 0885308303448, 0885415889644, 0885428842582
UPC Numbers: 021038514802, 021038514840, 797267617200, 885101719125, 885308303448, 885415889644, 885428842582
Model Numbers: 51480A
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Black+Decker BESTA510 is a very popular option at the bottom of the price range. It has dozens of popular alternatives in the same price range, such as BLACK & Decker GH900 or Black+Decker ST8600 .

Black+Decker BESTA510 is $104.60 cheaper than the average string trimmer ($152.29).

Toro 51480 is a very popular and one of the cheapest options. It's in the top 3 bestselling string trimmers and has dozens of popular alternatives in the same price range, such as PowerSmart PS76110A or Ryobi P2052 .

Toro 51480 is $88.29 less expensive than an average string trimmer ($152.29).

Black+Decker BESTA510: Buy | Customer Reviews

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