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Old 07-31-2009, 12:45 AM
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Never really thought of this one.. I walk backwards and am right handed (not sure if this has anything to do with it but I definitely have better control )
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Old 08-04-2009, 01:21 AM
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i usually walk backwards
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Old 08-04-2009, 01:41 AM
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forward, always
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Old 06-22-2011, 05:27 PM
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Forward for general trimming, backward around flower beds and such.
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Old 07-03-2011, 02:05 AM
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there is 'walking backwards' and not watching where you are going......or......walk like you are pulling a wagon.....you're still pretty much walking forward but you are dragging the trimmer backwards (and blasting an edge).

and for finer cuts.....forward.
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Old 07-03-2011, 11:50 PM
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With the way my heads spin I usually walk forward with my right hand on the trigger and the head pulled to my left side. Seems like better control and comfort that way and puts the clippings back in the grass (as turf is on my left)

I usually base it on where/what I'm trimming and trying to do.
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backwards with trimming forward with edging
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Old 07-20-2011, 09:27 PM
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there is only one way to do this and that is backwards and right to left....unless you have a trimmer without a gearbox then obviously youll have to go opposite... you never want to fight the rotation you want to be a part of it as stupid as that sounds
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I do the Moon Walk while trimming.
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