Kobalt Trimmer

Find Kobalt string trimmer parts & accessories at Lowe's today. Shop string trimmer parts & accessories and a variety of outdoors products online at Lowes.com. View & download of more than 225 Kobalt PDF user manuals, service manuals, operating guides., Power Tool user manuals, operating guides & specifications. Kobalt 80v Trimmer. But wait, there’s more! Lowe’s house brand, Kobalt, has more to offer in the 80V Max line. The next tool to undergo major abuse around the farm was the straight shaft string trimmer. Like the mower, the string trimmer features the easy push-button electronic start. If that's the same as mine Kobalt 80v trimmer, screw driver in the slot in the center and then should be able to twist the plastic bit/junk off that bolt. Just hold the screw driver in place so that bolt doesn't spin as you twist the rest of the head off. KOBALT ® and the K Design. Stay alert and turn the trimmer off if a child or any other person enters the working area. Look behind and down for small children before and while cutting backwards. Use extreme care when approaching blind corners, doorways, shrubs, trees, or other objects that.

Product typeHand and mechanics' tools, power tools, and tool storage
OwnerLowe's Companies, Inc.
CountryUnited States and China
Introduced1998; 23 years ago
MarketsUnited States, Mexico, Canada
Websitewww.kobalttools.com Kobalt Tools no longer has a website and does not appear to honor guarantees

Kobalt is a line of hand and mechanics' tools, power tools, and tool storage products owned by the Americanhome improvementchainLowe's. It is the house brand for both Lowe's in North America and their joint venture with the now defunct Masters Home Improvement in Australia.

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Lowe's and manufacturing partner J.H. Williams launched Kobalt in 1998,[1] with the intention of competing against rival retailers Sears and The Home Depot and their respective Craftsman and Husky tool brands.[2]

In 2003, the Danaher Corporation began producing the majority of Kobalt hand tools.[3][4]

In 2011, Lowe's ended its arrangement with Danaher and switched to a different supplier for its mechanic's hand tools,[5]JS Products of Las Vegas, Nevada.[6] Screwdrivers continue to be supplied by Great Neck.[7] The same year, the Kobalt line expanded to include cordless power tools,[8] manufactured by Chervon.[9] The current (2020) miter saws are manufactured by Rexon Industrial Corp. Taiwan.

Budget brands[edit]

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Lowe's has two brands of tools and supplies positioned below Kobalt in quality and cost: Project Source and the more recent Blue Hawk, introduced in 2009.[10]


  • An assortment of Kobalt combination wrenches, manufactured by Danaher.

  • A pair of Kobalt lineman's pliers.

  • A Kobalt utility knife.

See also[edit]

  • Kobalt 400—A NASCAR race sponsored by Lowe's


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  1. ^'Lowe's Announces Joint Venture with Snap-on's J.H. Williams Division'. PR Newswire. 1998-11-05. Retrieved 2010-02-22.
  2. ^Groeller, Greg (2010-11-17). 'Columbus, Ga., Firm Supplies New Line of Tools for Lowe's Home Centers'. Tribune Business News. Archived from the original on 2012-11-03. Retrieved 2010-02-22.
  3. ^Blair, John T. (2003-02-10). 'Who Makes What Tools'. SOL's Morgan Web. Archived from the original on 2010-11-11. Retrieved 2010-04-06.
  4. ^Knight, Jerry (2006-01-30). 'Danaher Thrives on Discipline'. The Washington Post. Retrieved 2010-02-22.
  5. ^Deutsch, Stuart (2011-08-10). 'New Kobalt Tools at Lowes (Imports)'. ToolGuyd. Retrieved 2014-03-11.
  6. ^Tafoya, Dan; Rodriguez, Tom (Spring 2012). 'JS Products Inc. is a true American success story'(PDF). Comunicación. Las Vegas Latin Chamber of Commerce: 15. Retrieved 2014-03-11.
  7. ^Deutsch, Stuart (2014-05-08). 'New Kobalt Screwdrivers are Made in the USA'. ToolGuyd. Retrieved 2014-05-10.
  8. ^Deutsch, Stuart (2011-08-27). ''New' Kobalt 20V Cordless Power Tools'. ToolGuyd. Retrieved 2014-03-11.
  9. ^Deutsch, Stuart (2013-06-23). 'Lowes' Kobalt Cordless Power Tools – 18V NiCad & Lithium-Ion'. ToolGuyd. Retrieved 2014-03-11.
  10. ^Durham, Christopher (2013-08-01). 'Fifty2, The MPB Project: Lowe's Home Improvement, Blue Hawk'. My Private Brand. Retrieved 2014-02-28.
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External links[edit]

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