TEXAS PRO TRIM 560 Trimmer UK Review 

 November 4, 2016

By  Enda

There are just a few people who should consider buying this 4 stroke wheeled strimmer from Texas Pro. If you have a really big garden, with hard to reach grassy areas, then this would be a good choice. I think those who have orchards or fields/allotments should also consider this one. This is a big work horse that will take care of anything that you put in its way.

Professional landscapers, or busy gardeners might also want this on their radar. Then of course anyone who likes engines, and especially powerful 4 stroke engines. This is a true beast of a strimmer. People with small or medium sized gardens will never need something like this.

petrol 4 wheeled strimmer

Key Specification Details

  • Has a Power Line TG59 4 stroke engine
  • An amazing 173cc of power and speeds of up to 3,600 rpm
  • Weighs around 30 Kg
  • The tank holds up to one litre of fuel
  • Noise level is 97 decibells
  • Gasoline engine
  • Cutting swathe 56 cm

Video Overview

This Texas company are actually a Danish company. They are starting to become quite popular here in the UK. I have noticed a few of their products starting to appear on the shelves. They tend to focus on the larger tools like log splitters, lawn tractors etc. So clearly, when you get into the heavy duty range of gardening products, they are worth considering.

It is worth noting that this engine does not come filled with oil. You need to do that before you consider starting it up, otherwise it could cause permanent damage. The oil you should use is SAE-30. This petrol strimmer also uses "unleaded 95 octane gas."

Below you will find a diagram that shows the various component parts for the Texas Pro 560.

key parts of the texas pro
  • A. Trimmer line
  • B. Trimmer head
  • C. Dead man lever
  • D. Angle adjustment of handlebar
  • E. Throttle lever
  • F. Trimmer activation lever
  • G. Engine
  • H. Wheels
  • I. Protection guard
  • J. Engine protection shield

Quick Assembly of the Texas Pro 560

This strimmer needs some basic assembly when it arrives in the box. You will need to add the handlebar, and the engine protector using the supplied nuts and bolt. After that you attach the trimmer line.

The engine will need to be filled with oil as described above and then the tank needs filled with fuel. Like most of these types of strimmers, starting the engine takes a little bit of time, when just out of the box.

This one does start fast though. Just follow the instructions that come with it, and you will be fine.

You can adjust the cutting height for two different heights with this one and that is a very useful feature. The heights are 35 mm or 65 mm.

Summary of the Texas Pro Trim

I think we can agree that this Texas model will not be for everyone. It does come with a big price tag. Now clearly it is a very good product, but unless you have a huge area to use it in, there are much better options available. These are of course at much lower prices.


I am someone who enjoys a little gardening. Now I am not someone who spend hours in the garden, but I do like both my front and back gardens to look really nice. Well kept lawns, neatly trimmed hedges, and borders filled with plants, make a huge difference, to how your property looks.

Enda McLarnon

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