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Old 06-17-2013, 10:14 PM
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he's not going that fast. on certain properties where the ground level and pavement level is jsut right i can just a few paces shy of run with the trimmer. thought about making a video myself.

i'm still not sure about the whole edging with the trimmer thing tho.
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Old 06-18-2013, 01:05 AM
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I like a precise 57.5 degree angle with a 1/32 variation on a 3 over 4 slope myself.
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Old 06-18-2013, 06:21 AM
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Those edges look horrible. Itt looks like he just ran it close with mower.
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Old 06-18-2013, 08:34 AM
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really its the landscapers fault. beds should not be reassed like that. but the trimming itself. a lot of people like the 45 degree bezel look
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Old 06-18-2013, 09:25 PM
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It's actually harmful to bevel the edge because it leaves the grass near the outside too short to stand up to the summer heat, it then dies out and over time the dirt part of the edge grows wider and wider... Depending on early spring chemical treatments (or lack thereof) it can also leave that area open for weeds.

Best off trimming vertical, what I have found.
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Old 06-18-2013, 09:37 PM
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I do notice around this time of year the grass on the edges gets stunted. at this point i do not trim them as often so they have time to grow. keeps the edges from dying off.
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