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Old 07-13-2013, 01:10 AM
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I bought the FS90r and it has the Autocut 25-2. Fairly easy to load and works decent. I then tried the Auto Feed Head that stihl makes. It works great as long as you are ONLY working with nice grass. If you have any tall weeds at all or lots of trimming to do along curbs, or roads..I don't recommend this head. It doesn't hold as much line as the autocut 25-2, and it will feed to often. For those who edge with a trimmer, it doesn't work well either, because it will feed line when you are not expecting it, and mess up the edging. In tall growth, it will dispense way too much line and end up getting tangled.

I just purchased the Oregon 450 speed feed head, and will be trying that next...we shall see.
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Old 07-13-2013, 02:33 AM
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The U-Turd ahhhh that's a good one. Haven't heard any complaints on Veri's universal heads. The Veri Cool is in our stores and soon to be on the internet. I'll get you that price tomorrow if you'd like.
Few questions about that Veri head...
Would you send one of those to Australia? Would it fit a Kawasaki trimmer? Whats the max line size it will take?
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Old 07-13-2013, 06:18 AM
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I use the speed feed 450, can re spool in seconds and bumps out perfectly, hasn't let me down ever. Not sure on that husky u gus are saying is good ill have to check it out. I find 2.7mm smooth line suits me. Stuffed if I know wat that is in inches
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Old 07-13-2013, 08:10 AM
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I can't really help you there bro. I buy from local dealers since I am solo and don't go through it like you guys with crews do. Plus, I like to support them so that I have somewhere to take my stuff if it craps out on me.

This is the stuff though. Click on detail view for a better view of it-

http://www.oregonproducts.com/pro/pr..._gatorline.htm
Interesting little bit of information I'd never heard of at that link:

"Important TrImmer Line InformatIon:
Any monofilament trimmer line can lose moisture over time or become brittle, especially if subjected to heat and sunlight. To reduce brittleness, Oregon® strongly recommends that line be submerged in water for 24 hours."

How many folks soak their trimmer line in water?
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Old 07-13-2013, 08:58 AM
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Interesting little bit of information I'd never heard of at that link:

"Important TrImmer Line InformatIon:
Any monofilament trimmer line can lose moisture over time or become brittle, especially if subjected to heat and sunlight. To reduce brittleness, Oregon® strongly recommends that line be submerged in water for 24 hours."

How many folks soak their trimmer line in water?
Been soaking it for years. Line works better in every aspect. Ever notice how fishing line doesn't cast right until its wet? Same thing. I keep it in a 2.5gal bucket on the trailer.
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Old 07-13-2013, 11:04 AM
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Few questions about that Veri head...
Would you send one of those to Australia? Would it fit a Kawasaki trimmer? Whats the max line size it will take?
Unfortunately we cannot ship outside of the U.S. For those who were wondering, the Veri cool universal head is still not online, but we do have another universal on our site for 19.99. Fits a lot of different trimmers.
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Old 07-13-2013, 11:19 AM
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Been soaking it for years. Line works better in every aspect. Ever notice how fishing line doesn't cast right until its wet? Same thing. I keep it in a 2.5gal bucket on the trailer.
Same here. It works every time(even though there are nay sayers on this site.)
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Old 07-15-2013, 03:56 PM
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I bought the FS90r and it has the Autocut 25-2. Fairly easy to load and works decent. I then tried the Auto Feed Head that stihl makes. It works great as long as you are ONLY working with nice grass. If you have any tall weeds at all or lots of trimming to do along curbs, or roads..I don't recommend this head. It doesn't hold as much line as the autocut 25-2, and it will feed to often. For those who edge with a trimmer, it doesn't work well either, because it will feed line when you are not expecting it, and mess up the edging. In tall growth, it will dispense way too much line and end up getting tangled.

I just purchased the Oregon 450 speed feed head, and will be trying that next...we shall see.
I was just reading your list of equipment and couldn't help but laugh at the way you spelled Husqvarna. I hope it's a joke lol
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Old 07-15-2013, 05:32 PM
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I then tried the Auto Feed Head that stihl makes. It works great as long as you are ONLY working with nice grass.
+1 on the Stihl SupeCut automatic head. It's a real treat, but tends to over-feed in heavy stuff sometimes.

I'm surprised so few have mentioned the Shindaiwa SpeedFeed, IMHO the best head of the bunch.

As for the Husqvarna T35 I'm one of the few who doesn't like it. Great otherwise, but the eyelets are positioned too high, meaning when you trim low grasses like bermuda the knob is right on the ground, what a drag.

Trimmer line I like anything round or twisted 0.08": Shindy twisted, Stihl round, Gatorline, they all work well.
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Old 07-15-2013, 06:08 PM
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I have two Husqvarna 223L trimmers with the T35 head. I have no complaints about it at all. I'm on vacation right now, but I can't wait to try soaking my trimmer line in water.
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