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Old 06-18-2013, 09:15 PM
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I don't like when the edge becomes more of a trench, one of my pet peeves, it shouldn't be wider than 1/8 tp 1/4 inch at the most. I see some that are 1 inch and up, like whats going on? Just my thoughts. I agree stick edger for overgrown/new edges and sting trimmer the rest of the season.
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Old 06-18-2013, 10:51 PM
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heres two. Ill take some tommorow
Exmarkboy, how do you edge the bed? Do you use a stick edger? This is where I need some improvement. I only have a stick edger but I need to clean up my bed edges.
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Old 06-18-2013, 11:19 PM
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i use a freshly sharpened spade. No mechanical devices at all
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Old 06-28-2013, 12:04 PM
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what is everyone using for bed edges?
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Old 06-28-2013, 04:48 PM
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I don't like when the edge becomes more of a trench, one of my pet peeves, it shouldn't be wider than 1/8 tp 1/4 inch at the most. I see some that are 1 inch and up, like whats going on? Just my thoughts. I agree stick edger for overgrown/new edges and sting trimmer the rest of the season.
I worked for a company for a little bit last year that had a few accounts that had edges like that. bothered me too. I like an edge that is about 1/8"-1/4" wide and about 1"-2" deep.

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what is everyone using for bed edges?
Personally, I don't really have any that I need to edge; most people use that black plastic edging that lasts forever if you don't mow over it. I think I would probably just use a spade if I had to though.
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Old 06-29-2013, 12:09 AM
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I don't do any edging. No LCOs in my area do it and I have actually never had anyone request it. I would like to get an edger and start edging just to help me stand out a little more. Hard to justify spending the money on an edger though and I sure ain't going to do it by hand.
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Old 06-29-2013, 12:20 AM
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We use Powertrim walk behind edgers for walks and to cut soft edges monthly.
Stick edgers to maintain tree circles and little ornaments like valve box's.
Just got a Echo tool called an Edge definer. Nice tool for rough unedged areas! Throws a ton of crud around though. Demo'd one last year for two weeks and it worked like a champion. Bought a new one last week and it worked for an hour. Damn!
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Old 06-30-2013, 10:29 AM
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i took the shield off my stihl fs130r and taught myself to edge left handed and walking forward.
now I'm edging as fast as i can walk, I'd run, but I bounce too much.
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