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Old 02-20-2012, 12:26 PM
TWIGZ Lawn Care TWIGZ Lawn Care is offline
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Weed Trimmer storage question?

Is it better to hang a weedeater by its engine or the trimmer head? We are moving things around in the shop today.

First time thread. Thanks for any info.
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Old 02-20-2012, 12:35 PM
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It real don't matter witch way you hang them
To transport in trailer racks would be better.
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Old 02-20-2012, 01:46 PM
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It real don't matter witch way you hang them
To transport in trailer racks would be better.
why is it better on a rack if it doesn't make a difference?
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Old 02-20-2012, 02:06 PM
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why is it better on a rack if it doesn't make a difference?
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My understanding of this is that if you store equipment on the floor of your truck bed or trailer, it can get grass and dirt in the engine area. Also, it's easier to trip over it.
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Old 02-20-2012, 04:30 PM
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My understanding of this is that if you store equipment on the floor of your truck bed or trailer, it can get grass and dirt in the engine area. Also, it's easier to trip over it.
Oh I understand debris getting in the housings of the handhelds. I'll never put my backpack blower in the pile of chopped up leaves and drive again. He made the comment that it didn't matter but suggested them being on a rack better for them. The op is looking to clean up the garage and wants to hang the trimmers and such. I say hang them by the engine. That's what I do. There was a thread about where to get them. Walmart, Lowes, and HD sell them.

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Old 02-22-2012, 12:47 AM
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When I buy them they are hanging by the engine. I never knew if it was so you could see the engines better while shopping or if it actually helped components. I would perfer to hang them bye the head so the light end was up. Plus, I think it makes a natural hook shape that allows a safer hold.

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Old 02-22-2012, 08:53 AM
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[QUOTE=orangemower;4318730]why is it better on a rack if it doesn't make a difference?
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Old 02-20-2012, 01:46 PM
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Either way works for me. I just make sure it isn't sitting on its side and flooding the carb. and air filter. Flat, or on the other side is fine...or hanging up and down.
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Old 02-20-2012, 02:01 PM
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As long as it doesnt have any fuel leaks, you can put them in any position you wish. All handheld equipment is designed for universal orientation.
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