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Old 02-07-2011, 02:35 PM
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what uses have you found for hedge clippers

so what uses have you found for hedge clippers other then bushes? I have used mine for vines and briars. Just wondering what other neat uses others out there might of found that i hadn't thought of..

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Old 02-07-2011, 02:43 PM
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I trim my bush wi th them ! lol jk . vines and ivy small twigs on trees
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Old 02-07-2011, 03:23 PM
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toenails. works great.


oh, and of course ornamental grasses and shrubs. cutting down perennials in spring or fall
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Old 02-07-2011, 04:13 PM
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Ornamental Grasses
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Old 02-07-2011, 04:31 PM
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Cutting snakes heads off when they are to slow to move.
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Old 02-07-2011, 04:39 PM
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cutting my nails.
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Old 02-07-2011, 05:25 PM
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Ornamental grasses, perennials. The long reach kind that have an articulating head work good for small areas that need "brush hogged". The stuff you cut off has to be raked up but it's less messy than using a mower.

I also found they work well at cutting fingers to the bone. oops. That one sucked and serves as a constant reminder than hedge trimmers are nearly as dangerous as a chainsaw and DO need to be respected.
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Old 02-07-2011, 05:40 PM
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I was helping cut down a tree for my girlfriends brother and got all antsy about his overgrown landscape. Just used the chainsaw as a hedge trimmer. Cleared everything with it and I was extremely surprise how fast it went .
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Old 02-07-2011, 08:50 PM
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The first time my foreman handed me the hedge shear I learned how to open up my knee cap with them. They had just been sharpend and didn't realize I had cut thourgh my shorts and opened my leg until I felt the warm blood running.
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Old 02-07-2011, 09:16 PM
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I have found that you can significantly reduce the amount of trimming from bushes by raking them into a pile and cutting down into them with hedge trimmers. You keep rolling the pile with you foot and cutting until very little is left and can be easily bagged.
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