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String Trimmer 59 47.20%
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Old 11-15-2010, 04:32 PM
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String trimmer vs. Edger

Just wondering how many of you use an edger when edging your yards and how many of you use a string trimmer. I have always used a string trimmer. Every now and then I would need a bladed edger if there was a build up. I have a buddy who says edger or nothing and wanted to get some others thoughts.
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Old 11-15-2010, 04:37 PM
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well it depends, if your edging grass, a string trimmer. when the edge builds up with dirt then use the stick edger. you kinda answered your own question!
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Old 11-16-2010, 07:18 PM
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well it depends, if your edging grass, a string trimmer. when the edge builds up with dirt then use the stick edger. you kinda answered your own question!
Same I think about how little I use my edger its almost not worth having
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Stick Edger down here in the south to battle the creeping bermuda grass. I have to edge my bermuda lawn accounts on a weekly basis during the growing season to keep a nice clean STRAIGHT line.
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Stick Edger down here in the south to battle the creeping bermuda grass. I have to edge my bermuda lawn accounts on a weekly basis during the growing season to keep a nice clean STRAIGHT line.
agreed. Bermuda looks awesome when properly edged with an edger. I think if your looking for quality in your lawn maintenance you should always use an edger. As good as you are with a trimmer (im pretty good) an edger will always have better results. We are pros not homeowners and our work should reflect that. Like always though to each their own.
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Old 11-15-2010, 07:47 PM
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Tough Floratam looks way better after using an edger. Some customers like to see the deep cut in the dirt too. A stick edger is more comfortable if you have a lot to do.
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Old 12-06-2010, 09:23 AM
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Tough Floratam looks way better after using an edger. Some customers like to see the deep cut in the dirt too. A stick edger is more comfortable if you have a lot to do.
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This is why you use a stick edger....especially down here as many of the southern guys have said , our turf needs it .....but notice how clean the lines are on this property? Enough said
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This is why you use a stick edger....especially down here as many of the southern guys have said , our turf needs it .....but notice how clean the lines are on this property? Enough said
That's what I'm talking about. You can't get that with a string trimmer.
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This is why you use a stick edger....especially down here as many of the southern guys have said , our turf needs it .....but notice how clean the lines are on this property? Enough said
That's what I'm talking about, clean, straight lines.
Edger or nothing.
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Old 11-16-2010, 10:16 PM
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I would just use the Edger in the spring when first putting in edges for the season, other than that you should only have to use the trimmer if you keep up with the edges.
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