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Review of Worx TRI-VAC - Electric Vac Mulcher Blower (Model: WG500)

Very Good
Rating
4.20 stars
178
Reviews
$84.00-$99.99
Price Range
Reviewed on: February 23, 2014
Author: BoolPool.com

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Works great for vacuuming and mulching; Saves a lot of time raking and bagging
  • Very easy to switch from vacuum to blower
  • Lightweight and easy to use
  • Powerful machine; Not too loud
  • Angled tube for gives easy access under small spaces
  • Easy to assemble; Easy to clean
  • Reasonable price
Cons
  • Heavier than expected, as per some users
  • Collection bag too small and cumbersome but manageable
  • Becomes unbalanced and difficult to hold, as the bag fills up

Review Summary

This is the summary of consumer reviews for Worx TRI-VAC - Electric Vac Mulcher Blower (Model: WG500). The BoolPool rating for this product is Very Good, with 4.20 stars, and the price range is $84.00-$99.99.

The Worx TriVac WG500 provides the versatility of 3 different tools in a single electric, lightweight machine. It is a great blower, a handy mulcher and a powerful yard vac.  It has a 12 Amp motor with variable speed settings to provide a max of 210 MPH and 350 CFM air volume to get the job done. The compact design features 1-handed operation for ease of portability and use. It features an angled nose to help work around small cramped spaces. A simple lever allows easy switch from vacuum to blower and from blower to mulcher.  It is easy to assemble, start and use.

However. some users find this machines to be heavier than expected. Also the included collection bag is too small and cumbersome but manageable, as per some user reviews.  The vacuum becomes unbalanced and difficult to hold, as the bag fills up.

Overall, the Worx TriVac WG500 is a versatile and good quality tool which provides 3 functions in one tool.  Users like and recommend this machine. The WORX TriVac All-in-One Compact Blower/Mulcher/Vacuum is covered by a full two-year warranty.

Specifications:

  • Volts: 120V - 60Hz
  • Power Input: 12 Amp
  • Max. Air Speed: 210 mph
  • Max. Air Volume: 350 cfm
  • Collection Bag Capacity: 1.5 bushels
  • Mulch Ratio: 10:1
  • Machine Weight: 8.4lbs

User Voice

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Review Group #: 1
(4.00 stars)
26 Reviews
Works great and saves a lot of time raking and baggingCollection bag too small Mulch bag is cumbersome but manageable As the bag fills up the machine becomes unbalanced and difficult to hold
Review Group #: 2
(4.50 stars)
17 Reviews
Users love the idea of blowing and vacuuming leaves with the mulching featureBlowing force and mulching level are especially goodThe mulching capability is wonderful
Review Group #: 3
(4.50 stars)
21 Reviews
Easy to use Lightweight PowerfulEasy to switch from vacuum to blowerPlenty of power Not too loudEasy to assemble and use
Review Group #: 4
(4.00 stars)
24 Reviews
The vacuum/mulch function works wellOverall, this product works very well
Review Group #: 5
(4.00 stars)
5 Reviews
The unit is heavier than expectedSeems to need a shoulder strap to ease arm and hand fatigueHas good vacuum ability for tight spaces like flower and rock gardens

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