Comparing Black & Decker LST300 and Black & Decker LST522

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Consumer Score
In comparison:
Black & Decker LST300 ranks #20 out of 115. It is in the top 10%.
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8.7
Great
Consumer Score
In comparison:
Black & Decker LST522 ranks #11 out of 115. It is in the top 10%.
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9.1
Great
Black & Decker LST300: Buy | Customer Reviews
Black & Decker LST522: Buy | Customer Reviews

Experts prefer Black & Decker LST300 over Black & Decker LST522

On 5 Nov 2022 (1 month ago) we went through 86 String Trimmer expert endorsements .

Currently, Black & Decker LST300 received 1 endorsement from The Spruce (14 Jul 2022). Meanwhile, Black & Decker LST522 did not receive any endorsements this month.

Rank Change Price String Trimmer
BestCovery
Pocket-lint
Best of Machinery
Wirecutter
LawnStarter
Architecture Lab
Epic Gardening
Bob Vila
The Spruce
Popular Mechanics
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N/A $73
Black & Decker LST300
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N/A N/A $83
Black & Decker LST522
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About our ranking methodology

Endorsement summary:

  • On 14 Jul 2022 The Spruce ranked Black & Decker LST300 as #3
    Rank String Trimmer Comment
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    #3 out of 8 Black & Decker LST300
    Best Electric
    ... ... ...
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Customers like Black & Decker LST522 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 LST300
Black & Decker LST522
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 LST522, the pricier option, tends to get more favorable reviews than Black & Decker LST300.

As can be seen in the chart above, median best-selling string trimmer receives a consumer score of 8.0 (great). Both Black & Decker LST300 and Black & Decker LST522 receive customer reviews that average out above that median threshold.

Black & Decker LST300
In comparison:
Black & Decker LST300 ranks #20 out of 115. It is in the top 10%.
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8.7
Great
Black & Decker LST522
In comparison:
Black & Decker LST522 ranks #11 out of 115. It is in the top 10%.
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9.1
Great
Median best-selling String Trimmer
In comparison:
Ryobi P2052 ranks #58 out of 115. It is in the top 20%.
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8.0
Great





Black & Decker LST300 is more popular than Black & Decker LST522

It's fairly safe to say that Black & Decker LST300 is a more popular string trimmer than Black & Decker LST522, based on its 4,000+ 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 LST300 and LST522 often consider Worx GT Revolution, a more popular, cheaper option.
Table: Top compared alternatives for Black & Decker LST300 and LST522
Worx GT Revolution $60
In comparison:
Worx GT Revolution ranks #18 out of 115. It is in the top 10%.
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8.8
Great
2 expert recommendations Cheaper More Popular
Black & Decker LSTE525 $99
In comparison:
Black & Decker LSTE525 ranks #38 out of 115. It is in the top 10%.
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8.6
Great
2 expert recommendations More Popular
Toro 51480 $65
In comparison:
Toro 51480 ranks #43 out of 115. It is in the top 20%.
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8.3
Great
4 expert recommendations Cheaper More Popular
Ryobi P2030 $98
In comparison:
Ryobi P2030 ranks #94 out of 115.
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6.5
Average
2 expert recommendations
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Critic Consensus Common points from expert reviews summarized.
As can be seen below, in Nov 2022 neither Black & Decker LST300 nor Black & Decker LST522 were recommended by key experts who publish String Lawn Trimmers recommendations.
Rank Change Price String Trimmer
BestCovery
Pocket-lint
Best of Machinery
Wirecutter
LawnStarter
Architecture Lab
Epic Gardening
Bob Vila
The Spruce
Popular Mechanics
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Worx WG163 GT
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- $215
Husqvarna 128LD
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9
1
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3
- Check price
Makita XRU15Z
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6
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9
4
- $65
Toro 51480
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 [3]

90
Total expert reviews: 3
  • with a score: 1
  • without a score: 2

Score distribution:

80-100
60-80
40-60
20-40
0-20
No expert reviews linked yet for Black & Decker LST522.
Black & Decker LST300: Buy | Customer Reviews
Black & Decker LST522: Buy | Customer Reviews
From Seller:
  • 2-in-1 cordless trimmer and edger cuts along borders, sidewalks and flower beds and easily converts between trimmer and wheeled edger.
  • EASY HANDLING: Lightweight and easy to handle with adjustable height handles
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From Seller:
  • Automatic Feed Spool (AFS) feeds edger/ trimmer line as needed - without bumping.
  • LBXR2520 battery provides cordless grass trimmer 66% more battery capacity for longer runtime compared to LBXR20
  • 2-speed control lets you boost power or extend runtime of the lawn trimmer.
  • Read more
From Manufacturer Manufacturer-provided product description, urls and documents.
No manufacturer information linked for Black & Decker LST522.
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Black & Decker LST300 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 Greenworks 21142 or BLACK & Decker GH900 .

Black & Decker LST300 is $76.81 less expensive than an average string trimmer ($149.99).

Black & Decker LST522 is a very popular and one of the less expensive options. It's in the top 3 bestselling string trimmers and has dozens of popular alternatives in the same price range, such as Ryobi P2052 or Earthwise LST02010 .

Black & Decker LST522 is $67.34 less expensive than an average string trimmer ($149.99).

Black & Decker LST300: Buy | Customer Reviews
Black & Decker LST522: Buy | Customer Reviews

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