Troy-Bilt TB575 EC String Trimmer Review

Troy-Bilt TB575 EC string trimmer has 29cc 4-stroke engine. Engine is very finicky – it’s almost impossible to start without using electric starter. Even when you manage to start it it takes a very long time for it to warm up – longer than the manual says – and will stall if it’s not properly warmed up.

Troy-Bilt TB575 EC trimming performance isn’t all that bad when it runs properly, but even with it being properly warmed up it often doesn’t. It’s not uncommon for it to stall once you give it gas and according to consumer reports it’s unreliable – engine often stops working all together after short period of operation.

Even if you mange to make Troy-Bilt TB575 EC string trimmer run properly despite all the odds it’s still a massive headache to maintain. The design of this string trimmer is beyond stupid – restringing the head will be one of the most irritating things you will experience in your lifetime. Chances are you will spend more time trying to restring Troy-Bilt TB575 EC than actually trimming with it. What makes restringing even worse is that it constantly breaks off.


Troy-Bilt TB575 EC has cutting swath of 17 inches and it uses 0.095” line. It’s straight shaft design which makes reaching under shrubs and bushes easier. It also had dual line bump head.

It’s attachable friendly – it fits with 10 different TrimmerPlus attachments.

Troy-Bilt TB575 EC doesn’t require oil and gas mixing!

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Dimensions & Weight

Troy-Bilt TB575 EC weed eater measures 41.8 inches long, 11.2 inches wide and 12.4 inches tall. It’s pretty heavy – it weighs 18 pounds!


Troy-Bilt TB575 EC is a headache machine not a string trimmer. Don’t buy it unless you want nervous breakdown!


If you have come across this review you are probably looking for a good string trimmer to purchase. So to help you make the right decision here is a list of best string trimmers we have reviewed so far:

Troy-Bilt TB575 EC 29cc 4-Cycle 17-Inch Straight Shaft String Trimmer Specs:

  • Type: Gas powered
  • Engine: 29cc (4-Cycle)
  • Cutting Path: 17”
  • Line diameter: 0.95”
  • Dimensions: 41.8″ x 11.2″ x 12.4″ (L x W x H)
  • Weight: 19 lbs

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