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View Poll Results: Do you soak you trimmer line before using it?
Yes, I soak my line, and it helps. 13 28.26%
No, it doesn't matter. 29 63.04%
Yes, but just because it makes me sound cool that I do, and don't know if it helps. 4 8.70%
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Old 07-17-2013, 10:12 PM
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I spray mine with Fluid Film...never ever breaks...been using the same 5lb spool since 2002
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It would be interesting if the manufacturers (rumored to watch threads like this for marketing purposes). Would relay some actual information and or site studies about their products. Instead they simply determine how ignorant the bulk of "us" are. And adjust their marketing accordingly.
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Old 07-20-2013, 10:25 PM
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Interesting thanks for the education guys, I had no idea that you should soak trimmer line. Will get a 5 gallon bucket tomorrow and soak the line for next weeks work. Thank you I love this site you learn so much its awesome!
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Old 07-20-2013, 10:37 PM
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Interesting thanks for the education guys, I had no idea that you should soak trimmer line. Will get a 5 gallon bucket tomorrow and soak the line for next weeks work. Thank you I love this site you learn so much its awesome!
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Old 07-20-2013, 10:53 PM
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I use to have a String box that half spool set in water But it rusted away. The fast as I go threw string I don't worry about it any more
I have used 2 3lb spools so far this year Starting on a 5lb spool

What works as good is a box to keep sun off the spool
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Old 07-20-2013, 10:59 PM
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It would be interesting if the manufacturers (rumored to watch threads like this for marketing purposes). Would relay some actual information and or site studies about their products. Instead they simply determine how ignorant the bulk of "us" are. And adjust their marketing accordingly.
....Agreed and I'll have crew man #2 drop some into the cooler on monday and run it on tuesday to see what he thinks because I read it on the webby(he loves when I put him up to things I read here)
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Old 07-23-2013, 09:29 PM
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I run the echo shaped line, no difference. I'll give it another day in the cooler, maybe the cold slows down the magic
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Old 07-23-2013, 11:54 PM
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I run the echo shaped line, no difference. I'll give it another day in the cooler, maybe the cold slows down the magic
Or maybe your line is just in good enough shape that there really isn't a need to soak it. I don't soak new line unless I know it was sitting around for a long time at the dealer. Line that has sat over winter, or out in the sun or my truck box in the heat gets soaked as soon as it starts snapping off quickly or welding etc.
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