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Ryobi RLT36B / RLT36 / RLT36X33

Ryobi RLT36B / RLT36 / RLT36X33 (page 2 of 2)

RLT36, RLT36B and RLT36X33
2.4 from 22 reviews

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Althom

AlthomPerth, WA

  • 66 reviews
  • 8 likes

Not as good as the mower but still OK

published

Bought this to go with the mower. Works well on our buffalo and consumes very little of the batteries capacity. Only has a small diameter whipper so wouldn't use it on an overgrown garden or on thick weeds but works well for my uses. Also very light and easy to manouvere.
Quiet, light

1 comment
Marty
Marty

Clom

ClomMELBOURNE

Not for serious gardening

published

Motor burnt out on third use. Worked reasonably on the thinner grass but couldn't handle the thicker stuff. I thought I was being careful but a single long strand of grass got wrapped around the shaft, this caused a steady build up of friction that, by the time I noticed the smoke, burnt out the motor.
The battery life was better than expected and very quiet too
Not enough power and too easy to burn out engine

1 comment
engineer.h
engineer.h

Burnt mine , cord hit few bricks and the friction burnt it our. bought from bunnings


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Questions & Answers

Moo

Mooasked

RLT36

Does battery have a life span? I have had my whipper sniper for a good 4 years plus and it has decided to play up for the first time. It goes without the line in as soon as I set it up it doesn't want to go. Amanda.

5 answers
Kaye FP
Kaye FP

I've only had mine for a couple of years so I can't comment on the battery life span, sorry.

Keithy
Keithy

Hi Amanda,

To answer your question regarding the battery, yes, they do have a lifespan and it could be (but may not be) that yours is at its end after 4 years. You’ve done well to get 4+ years out of a battery!

Your snipper may or may not be at the end of its life as I’m sure (don’t quote me on this) that these snippers have a brush motor, like an alternator on your car, and will eventually need new brushes.

It could be either, but if you’re happy with the snipper and want to see it at its best, you could try another battery to begin with. If that doesn’t solve your problem it’s time to open it up for a look.

Cheers
Keith

Moo
Moo

Thanks Keith. I will try both.


bob

bobasked

RLT36X33

how to change cutting cord?

1 answer
Keithy
Keithy

Unlike other brand whipper snippers, DO NOT cut the cord (to create two sections). Feed the cord through the centre of the feed head (with the retaining nut off - obviously). Once you feel you have enough length through, wrap the cord around the spool. Im pretty certain there are arrows to show the direction, but if not, you'll notice the cord comes out of the spool centre at an angle anyway, continue in that direction.

Hoo roo


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Ryobi RLT36B
  • Discontinued

Ryobi RLT36B

2.3
(8)
Ryobi RLT36
  • Discontinued

Ryobi RLT36

2.2
(9)
Ryobi RLT36X33
  • Discontinued

Ryobi RLT36X33

2.7
(3)
CategoryBattery Whipper SnippersBattery Whipper SnippersBattery Whipper Snippers
Manufacturer Warranty3 year(s)3 year(s)3 year(s)

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