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Sovereign Sovereign Petrol Grass Trimmer - 26cc

The Sovereign 26cc Petrol Grass Trimmer is your heavy duty option for trimming your grass. Not limited by cords, this powerful machine with 40cm cutting width cuts through any grass and growth. This 26cc Sovereign Petrol grass trimmer has a 2 stroke engine with an auto choke system which makes it easier to start from cold. Just prime and pull. The line is easily lengthened by a little bump on a solid floor, keeping your hands on the handles for more control and safety. The split shaft makes the product compact to transport and store. Material: Plastic Features: 40cm cutting diameter, bump feed spool, autochoke aiding cold engine start up and a split shaft for easy transportation and storage. Dual safety switch Fuel type: Petrol Model number: CDB26A Power: 26cc Cutting diameter: 40cm Fuel capacity: 410ml Handle details: Front handle and carry strap for greater comfort Noise level: 112dB Weight: 5kg Colour: Red Additional information: 7 days a week Petrol Support Service - 01904 727503, Free collection and delivery of your product if we need to repair it- making sure you only have to miss it for one weekend, Online support and spares department. Safety clutch included. Guarantee: 1 year
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Review 1 for Sovereign Petrol Grass Trimmer - 26cc
Buyer beware
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1 out of 5
1 out of 5
06 July 2016.
Bought this thinking it was a good buy as it was a good price. Took about an hour to start it, used it, cut out and then only started 2 more times. Taking about 30 minutes each time to start. Thought I would check the reviews. On reading them I wished we did this before we bought it as it seems abit of a lottery on if you get one that works properly. Having said this the lady that served us at the customer service counter when we took it back was excellent
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Review 2 for Sovereign Petrol Grass Trimmer - 26cc
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1 out of 5
1 out of 5
29 June 2013.
The Sovereign - Petrol Grass Trimmer - 26cc is a waste of money.
After a few hours use last year it now WILL NOT START.
No spare parts are available for this Chinese made machine.
The spark plug is not standard size.
Use Once and Throw away.
33 of 40 found this review helpful.
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Written by: Keith ,
Wast of money
Posted 27 May 2016
Bought one last year work well got out this year would not start small filter came out of the fuel tank .could not find receipt tried sovereign Direct which was a waste of time tried several local repairers and was told can't be repair as can not get parts. Do not have any think to do with this or any sovereign Products as they are unreliable customer service non-existent I don't waste of money
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Written by: Bloodhound ,
Posted 19 April 2016
Why you still sell this is beyond me, had two, thought might have been unlucky with the first!
Didn't last a year, worked one week, next week never to start again! Do your reputation a favour and stop selling rubbish products like this!
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Written by: grassisgrowinglonger ,
Absolute garbage
Posted 30 July 2014
I managed to get a whole 15 minutes use out of mine. It cut out and then will not start at all. Pull the pull cord and it does not appear to be connecting to turn the engine. When I phone the helpline they tell me to check the spark plug gap. Come on.
Absolute rubbish.
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Written by: Alan ,
I want my money back, this is a very poor product.
Posted 21 July 2014
I bought one from Homebase last year. The spool line breaks every few seconds, the feed does not work. I followed the instructions for re-loading and after trying many different ways, not any successfully, I contacted the telephone help line to be told that the written instructions were wrong, I followed the verbal instructions given and guess what they did not work either. It is impossible to use. The head swings freely even with frequent tightening of the joint nut. I reckon I have given it all of the chances I am going to. Off to by a new one.......perhaps not from Homebase this time though.
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Written by: Osbod ,
Cheap price, cheap quality!
Posted 24 June 2014
Very poor quality, not up to the job! Head and spool mechanism very flimsy. Coarse throttle, engine cuts out unless on full throttle. Very noisy.
Best to spend more money and get something that works.
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Review 3 for Sovereign Petrol Grass Trimmer - 26cc
Very Poor
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1 out of 5
1 out of 5
26 June 2013.
Have used for about an hour,
Very disappointing. Every few minutes grass gets clogged around the head and you have to stop and free head, The connecting joint is loose and is impossible to tighten using the hand nut resulting in the cutting head twisting and falling off.
On plus side starts ok.
Am returning to Homebase for refund.
Do not buy.
20 of 20 found this review helpful.
Review 4 for Sovereign Petrol Grass Trimmer - 26cc
unexplained stoppage
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2 out of 5
2 out of 5
30 May 2013.
bought one last year used it on long grass at the back of my garden once, cut really well, stored it away in my shed, got it out 3 days later and it just refused to start, checked all the leads,plugs etc, tried again,nothing just sat there looking at me, i am Lantra qualified and can maintain them too.
took it back, staff were superb gave me refund no problem,shame as my first impression was that it was a good piece of kit for the price.
i think it was just a dud, no disrespect to the model. go for it if you like it
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Written by: andy ,
fort william
Posted 10 July 2014
i had same thing......first time used stopped after about 1/2 hour and refused to start again. Checked everything and discovered that ht lead had broken inside cap.
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Review 5 for Sovereign Petrol Grass Trimmer - 26cc
good quality
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5 out of 5
5 out of 5
05 May 2013.
performed better than I expected, read start up instructions carefully, this strimmer started on the very first pull of the cord .easy to assemble, you will need the harness as it is a little heavy. excellent value for money. you must remember this is an entry level model. this is a powerfull piece of kit.spares may present a problem in the future if needed hopefully not.
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Written by: MechanicalEngineer ,
parts missing
Posted 19 April 2015
bought one a couple of years back and didnt use it for a while as working abroad. came home and took it out of box last week and put it together. Started ok no issues with running however it doesnt drive the strimmer head...
opened the head and discovered that there is a part missing between the drive shaft (square drive) and the hexagonal part that drives the strimmer head
without the part it will not drive the strimmer head...
New strimmer that will never cut grass...
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Written by: Anonymous ,
Good but loud
Posted 28 May 2013
Used a few times cutting is ok. While being used is loud , for enter level petrol trimmer dose what you need
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Written by: tin tin ,
Posted 27 May 2013
Purchased the previous model to this and damaged the head and guard in storage. Can`t seem to get a UK spares dept for it and having problems trying to locate parts for it so its still sitting in the garage virtually unused.
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