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Old 03-30-2010, 07:15 AM
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What is the best /weedeater/line trimmer/string trimmer/ on the face of the earth?

If money were no object, what would you have?
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Old 03-30-2010, 07:32 AM
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The cheapest and longest lasting I could find! Ill let you know when I find it!

That being said, I have been using some orange stuff on large spools from Home Depot. The last roll I purchased I got on clearance because they were getting rid of the summer stuff. I cant remember the name but its orange and square and seems to last a while as long as I'm not trimming chain link fences.
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Old 03-30-2010, 07:39 AM
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The cheapest and longest lasting I could find! Ill let you know when I find it!

That being said, I have been using some orange stuff on large spools from Home Depot. The last roll I purchased I got on clearance because they were getting rid of the summer stuff. I cant remember the name but its orange and square and seems to last a while as long as I'm not trimming chain link fences.
Ugh!! I didn't mean trimmer string; I meant string trimmer!!

For the life of me, I can't seem to run a successful string trimmer thread. I probably should just give up.
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Old 03-30-2010, 07:41 AM
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Ugh!! I didn't mean trimmer string; I meant string trimmer!!

For the life of me, I can't seem to run a successful string trimmer thread. I probably should just give up.
Well I can answer that one too. I personally like using the Stihl 4 Mix because they are easy to start and powerful.
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Old 03-30-2010, 07:48 AM
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I've seen trimmer threads go 6 or 7 pages; with mine, I'm doing good if I get 3 posts.

I should just ask somebody else to start a trimmer thread for me.
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Old 03-30-2010, 08:10 AM
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Maybe you are not popular enough?
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Old 03-30-2010, 08:58 AM
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I don't care about being popular, I just want to hear some conversation about string trimmers. I was hoping to get the guys that call them "weedeaters" to chime in - that's why I put "weedeater" in the thread title ...
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Old 03-30-2010, 09:24 AM
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I personally like the Stihl FS-80R. But unfortunately they are discontinuing the model because of the communist, liberal nut jobs who think 2 cycles are causing global warming. I personally hate Stihl 4-mix. I had a FS-100RX that the bearing seized up in it after only one year of use. I should be able to get at least three years out of my trimmers. Stihl true 2-strokes are where its at.
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Old 03-30-2010, 09:26 AM
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it's cause nobody calls them string trimmers, they are weedeaters... at least in texas they are... i can say that i've NEVER in my whole life heard someone use the words string trimmer in a sentence... lol...

i have an echo and and sthil love them both....
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Old 03-30-2010, 10:13 AM
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I like Echo trimmers, but you really can not go wrong with any of the good commercial brands. These trimmer threads all get beat to death over and over again.
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