Comparing Black & Decker LST300 and Black & Decker LSTE525

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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 LSTE525 ranks #38 out of 115. It is in the top 10%.
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8.6
Great
Black & Decker LST300: Buy | Customer Reviews
Black & Decker LSTE525: Buy | Customer Reviews

Experts recommend Black & Decker LSTE525 more than Black & Decker LST300

As of 5 Nov 2022, experts prefer Black & Decker LSTE525 over Black & Decker LST300, but both String Trimmers have solid expert endorsements.

As per this month's meta ranking, Black & Decker LSTE525 received 2 recommendations: from Pocket-lint (3 Aug 2021) and Architecture Lab (27 Jun 2022). By contrast, Black & Decker LST300 received only 1 recommendation from The Spruce (14 Jul 2022).

Rank Change Price String Trimmer
BestCovery
Pocket-lint
Best of Machinery
Wirecutter
LawnStarter
Architecture Lab
Epic Gardening
Bob Vila
The Spruce
Popular Mechanics
7
- $99
Black & Decker LSTE525
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1
-
-
-
5
-
-
-
-
31
N/A $73
Black & Decker LST300
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-
-
-
-
-
-
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3
-

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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
    ... ... ...
    #3 out of 8 Black & Decker LST300
    Best Electric
    ... ... ...
  • On 3 Aug 2021 Pocket-lint ranked Black & Decker LSTE525 as #1
    Rank String Trimmer
    #1 out of 10 Black & Decker LSTE525
    ... ...
  • On 27 Jun 2022 Architecture Lab ranked Black & Decker LSTE525 as #5
    Rank String Trimmer
    ... ...
    #5 out of 13 Black & Decker LSTE525
    ... ...

Verdict

After counting and adding up the 86 expert endorsements of the May rankings, Black & Decker LSTE525 outranks Black & Decker LST300. This is not to say that Black & Decker LST300 is a bad option. Like Black & Decker LSTE525, it is recommended by experts, but less.

Made up your mind? Ready to dive in?

Customers like Black & Decker LST300 a bit 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 LSTE525
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 LST300, the cheaper option, tends to get more favorable reviews than Black & Decker LSTE525.

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 LSTE525 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 LSTE525
In comparison:
Black & Decker LSTE525 ranks #38 out of 115. It is in the top 10%.
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8.6
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 LSTE525 is more popular than Black & Decker LST300

It's fairly safe to say that Black & Decker LSTE525 is a more popular string trimmer than Black & Decker LST300, 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 LST300 and LSTE525 often consider Worx WG163 GT, a more popular, pricier option.
Table: Top compared alternatives for Black & Decker LST300 and LSTE525
Worx WG163 GT $110
In comparison:
Worx WG163 GT ranks #34 out of 115. It is in the top 10%.
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8.7
Great
5 expert recommendations More Popular
Ryobi P2030 $98
In comparison:
Ryobi P2030 ranks #94 out of 115.
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6.5
Average
2 expert recommendations
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 Better Reviews
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
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Critic Consensus Common points from expert reviews summarized.
As can be seen below, Black & Decker LSTE525 is mentioned by key experts in Nov 2022, while Black & Decker LST300 is not.
Rank Change Price String Trimmer
BestCovery
Pocket-lint
Best of Machinery
Wirecutter
LawnStarter
Architecture Lab
Epic Gardening
Bob Vila
The Spruce
Popular Mechanics
1
- $110
Worx WG163 GT
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2
1
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6
7
7
-
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2
- $215
Husqvarna 128LD
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2
9
1
-
-
-
3
- Check price
Makita XRU15Z
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6
-
-
-
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3
7
9
4
- $65
Toro 51480
5
-
-
-
6
-
6
-
8
-
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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

Expert reviews [5]

80
Total expert reviews: 5
  • with a score: 1
  • without a score: 4

Score distribution:

80-100
60-80
40-60
20-40
0-20
Black & Decker LST300: Buy | Customer Reviews
Black & Decker LSTE525: 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:
  • Converts from trimmer to wheeled edger; Amp hour: (2) 1.5 ampere hour
  • Power drive transmission for increased torque
  • 2 speed control for more power or extended runtime. Line diameter: 0.065 inches; Cutting swath 12 inches
  • Read more
Video Reviews Most popular unboxing/review videos.
No video reviews linked yet for Black & Decker LST300.
Black + Decker LSTE525 20V Cordless Trimmer/Edger Video Review
Review by netman88
Very popular! 281K views!
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BLACK + DECKER LSTE525 Trimmer / Edger Review or Weed Eater
Review by TPV Productions
Popular! 29K views!
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Black & Decker 20V MAX Li-Ion EASYFEED String Trimmer - LSTE525
Popular! 28K views!
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From Manufacturer Manufacturer-provided product description, urls and documents.
EAN Numbers: 0885911450454
UPC Numbers: 885911450454
Model Numbers: LSTE525
Black & Decker LST300: Buy | Customer Reviews
Black & Decker LSTE525: Buy | Customer Reviews
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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 LSTE525 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 Black+Decker LCC221 or Ryobi P2030 .

Black & Decker LSTE525 is $50.99 less expensive than an average string trimmer ($149.99).

Black & Decker LST300: Buy | Customer Reviews
Black & Decker LSTE525: Buy | Customer Reviews

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