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View Poll Results: Trimming.. Or Trimming and Edging??
Just Trim what the Mower Missed 77 29.50%
Trim Once.. Flip the Trimmer over and Edge 184 70.50%
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Old 10-02-2007, 07:14 PM
lawnshark2420 lawnshark2420 is offline
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I edge every visit, it makes for a cleaner job. Why carry equipment around and not use it ?
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Old 10-02-2007, 07:48 PM
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i edge every time with an edger,weed whacker leaves edges looking messy.
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Old 10-02-2007, 09:26 PM
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We always flip the weedwacker and edge everything. Beds, Curbs, Walkways, Driveways... you name it! It makes the job look complete and neat... I couldnt imagine using an edger when you already have the weedwacker in your hands.
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Old 10-05-2007, 12:45 PM
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Wouldnt do it any other way than trim and edge with the string trimmer. But i have 1 customer that wants that deep groove that i can only get with the edger. So "He" bought the edger and i use it on his curb and driveway.
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Old 02-29-2008, 06:54 PM
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I use a string trimmer to edge.
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Old 03-02-2008, 08:03 AM
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rarely see anyone with an edger over here most contractors use trimmers and with practice and a bit of thought it can give a pretty good edge .if the edge is 2 inches the person has no idea what there doing
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Old 03-02-2008, 12:26 PM
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Since I bought an edgers hardly ever come off the trailer....
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Old 03-02-2008, 12:47 PM
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Since I bought an edgers hardly ever come off the trailer....
Amen ! EDGIT is a great time and money saving tool.
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Old 03-02-2008, 01:17 PM
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I have cut Lawns for more then 20 years all together and I use the walk behind edger if it is needed like for new customers that have really over grown walk edges. The stick edger for first cuts on walks and beds beginning of season but the trimmer for all other cases its just saves time and you learn how to make it work right for you with time.

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Old 04-16-2008, 02:53 AM
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After i trim i turn it over on the beds and do it, but on the sidewalk i use my walkbehind edger..looks much better!
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