New AEG / Ridgid 18V OPE – String Trimmer / Chainsaw / Garden Blower

Over in AEG of Australia, there have been 3 new cordless 18V outdoor power equipment spotted and they include a garden blower, string trimmer, and chainsaw.

This is interesting because up to this point, there haven’t really been any outdoor power equipment tools in the Ridgid 18V range, yes I said Ridgid and that’s because Ridgid and AEG are the same thing, just different names in different parts of the world. Ridgid in the USA and AEG everywhere else.

The new cordless 18V outdoor power equipment from Ridgid/AEG doesn’t surprise because I had a feeling they would come out with some soon. This is because their recent 18V jobsite blower looked strikingly similar to traditional cordless leaf blowers, and it worked pretty well as a leaf blower.

The new “Garden” Blower is basically the current jobsite blower unit but with a new extension tube. It’s looks like that’s all they did was add an extension tube, and the extension piece is a separate part!

AEG / Ridgid 18V GARDEN BLOWER KIT ABL18J6

FEATURES

  • Axial fan design for efficient air-flow
  • Variable speed trigger for matching the airflow to the application
  • Extension tube to push airflow close to material
  • Lightweight, compact design for user convenience and reduced fatigue
  • Quiet operation for use in noise-sensitive environments
  • Max air velocity 160 kilometers per hour
  • Max air volume 8.2 m³/min

INCLUDED

  • 18V Garden Blower
  • 18V 6.0Ah Pro Lithium Battery
  • 18V Multi Chemistry Charger

AEG / Ridgid 12″ 18V CHAINSAW ACS18B

AEG’s 18V Brushless Chainsaw is the ideal saw for medium duty applications and where a small portable chainsaw is needed. The saw is powered by the latest brushless motor technology for longer runtime with less maintenance. As with all the tools in the AEG 18V Garden range it will be available as a skin and also as a kit with a 6.0Ah battery and charger.

All the AEG 18V Garden Range is fully compatible with the batteries and chargers you already own.

FEATURES

  • Compact size and lightweight design that’s ideal for small to medium duty applications
  • 12″ Bar with 10.5 m/sec chain speed to clear material quickly
  • Durable, tooled chain tensioning system with on-board storage for chain-tensioning tool
  • Automatic chain lubrication for prolonging bar and chain life
  • Integrated belt-hook for convenience and portability
  • weight: 2.8kg
  • chain speed 10.5m/second

AEG / Ridgid 18V LINE TRIMMER ALT18B

AEG’s 18V Line Trimmer delivers power and portability and contains the latest brushless motor technology for longer runtime with less maintenance. It will be available as a skin and also as a kit with a 6.0Ah battery and charger.

All the AEG 18V Garden Range is fully compatible with the batteries and chargers you already own.

FEATURES

  • Rear mounted outer rotor motor providing greater tool balance and maximum torque for tough applications
  • 2-Speed settings with variable speed trigger gives you the flexibility to match the speed to the application
  • Aluminium split-shaft design for light-weight durability and compact storage
  • Easy-wind, bump head design for quick line distribution and easy line replenishment
  • Machine-cut gears for reduced vibration and added durability
  • Potted electronics to protect and extend the life of the electronic components
  • cutting path 33omm
  • weight 3.7kg
  • line diameter 2.4mm

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When is the string trimmer suppose to come out?

Lynn
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how can I get on the “let me know when” list? I really need a cordless weedeater and would love all my things to have interchangeable batteries and charger plus I love the performance of these two drills I have

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Please hurry up and bring out the lawn trimmer, hopefully it can be a Christmas present

Jack
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Looking for your weed trimmer….but I need it NOW! Hurry

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Im begging to think this is not ever going to happen in the U.S.