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Old 07-24-2007, 11:34 PM
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always w/ a stick edger for me, stihl km90, leaves a clean, straight line every time and you dont end up eating up string like you do when you use the trimmer.
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Old 07-24-2007, 11:40 PM
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I use both but normallly an edger its alot easier most the time.
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Old 02-29-2008, 06:56 PM
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I use a trimmer for pretty much all my edging.
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Old 03-02-2008, 08:59 PM
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I always use an edger...I personally like the look of it better. I use a Redmax stick edger but I am also thinking about the Tanaka push edger.
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Old 09-28-2008, 11:19 PM
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Let me preface myself by reminding the original poster that a "Weed-Eater" is a brand of line trimmer. I take it you aren't doing maintenance with home-owner grade tools so call it a line trimmer.

Stick edgers are for making edges and it happens to be that a line trimmer can be used; but a line trimmer can be used to trim a hedge, too.

If you are a specialist you will use specialist equipment.
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Old 09-29-2008, 02:20 AM
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Edger leave a better edge so thats what i use.
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Old 09-29-2008, 10:15 AM
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I have been using the trimmer, but beginning of next season I plan on purchasing an attachament stick edger for one of my straight shaft trimmers, or jut a regular edger maybe. No more big purchases for me for while anyways. I would like to pay off my Gravely first. That'll probably happen over the winter.
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Old 11-16-2008, 10:46 PM
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i always edge with my string trimmer and you cant tell the difference
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Old 12-01-2008, 10:32 PM
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Always an edger. Some guys can pull it off with a trimmer, but edger is faster and leaves better results IMO.
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Old 12-11-2008, 12:12 AM
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im 10 times better with my trimmer and faster. but if the property is huge like a walmart or something i will use an edger. other than that i do a heck of alot better with my trimmer.
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