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Old 04-18-2011, 11:07 PM
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Which spiral trimmer line do you like?

Been using .080 from Landscaper pro, just wondering if something's better?
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Old 04-18-2011, 11:14 PM
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i like the octagon or square cut line...i've never tried spiral but that round line sucks because it doesn't cut as well. i always use .095.

i have some redmax square cut line and the octagon/hexagon i dunno what brand it is...just says commercial grade trimmer line...i think i got it at lowe's or somewhere
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Old 04-18-2011, 11:15 PM
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I switched to .105 Redmax braided. It's pretty dang good stuff. I used stihl x-line last year and the redmax is a ton better, and doesn't stick together as much.
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Old 04-18-2011, 11:42 PM
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Desert Vortex for me, best I ever used.
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Old 04-18-2011, 11:37 PM
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Trying Shindaiwa 0.80" silent twist line this year. Anything is better than the round 0.80" Echo line I used last year.
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Old 04-18-2011, 11:38 PM
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.105 echo line, but I had .95 and that was good too
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Old 04-18-2011, 11:43 PM
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I've found that Echo's round line fray's to easily.
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Snapper Pro SW30 - 61"
Snapper Pro SW20 - 48"
Toro 20332C - 22"
LawnBoy Commercial - 21"
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Shindaiwa T230
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Echo SRM 225
Stihl BR420 Magnum
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Old 04-18-2011, 11:48 PM
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.095 husky titanium is the best I've used. Lasts a while and cuts great.
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Old 04-23-2011, 08:11 AM
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.095 husky titanium is the best I've used. Lasts a while and cuts great.
It is not my favorite but I buy it every now and then when the dealer has it on sale. As a matter of fact I just put a 3lb spool on the holder yesterday. I will agree that it is pretty good line and though it is not a true "twist" line it stills flies just as straight and holds up fine.
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Old 04-19-2011, 08:00 AM
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dont bother with shindy or husky twist line-useless dosnt cut and you go tru it really fast.anyone who recommends it -dosnt know squat
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