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Old 04-05-2013, 12:06 PM
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Originally Posted by Patriot Services View Post
I always wonder about guys that say they NEED a 30cc or larger trimmer. I can only think you are running guard off with 2ft of line out. We run SRm230s all day with guards. If an area bigger than that needs to be mowed, get the mower out. We had 265s and the guys didn't like them. Powerful sure but not needed and just more weight. Weight equals fatigue equals lost production and sloppy results.
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I do a lot of pond trimming, wet areas you can't get a mower on, ditch banks,and so on. Its not uncommon for me to have a 1,000-3,000 sq ft area where I can't get a mower on. And yes I prefer to have the guard off. I don't run 2ft, but like 18ft to 20inches. Its a ton easier to do large areas while keeping it even as a reguar mower. Personally I don't care about trimmer weight to an extent.
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