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Old 01-27-2007, 02:36 PM
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Pay attention out there!!!

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Old 01-27-2007, 02:44 PM
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How the heck does a brush blade sever a wire that thick?
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Old 01-27-2007, 04:42 PM
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Steel can cut steel...
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Old 01-27-2007, 10:49 PM
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What I mean is, you don't just bump against a cable that thick with a brush blade and sever the whole thing. It also had that yellow plastic cover around the cable too.

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Old 01-28-2007, 02:59 AM
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The guy guard still needs trimmed around...If it was a small gauge down guy then I could see it happening...Hell...it DID happen...
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Old 01-28-2007, 03:06 AM
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Ouch! I never cared much for the steel brush blades. I know they are sometimes needed but I try to advoid using them.
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Old 01-29-2007, 09:42 AM
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Could be that he had hit it numerous times before. I have seen weedeater rash girdle trees, cut through fence boards, metal fence posts etc. Some guys just don't pay attention to what they are doing.
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