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Old 04-19-2011, 11:44 PM
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trimmer! not weed eater.

Can people stop calling a trimmer a weed eater please!!!!? It's sounds like a toy and unprofessional. It doesn't eat weeds!! It trims grass and weeds to match the cut of a lawn and obviously we have some larger trimming jobs. I'm kinda sick of it.
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Old 04-19-2011, 11:49 PM
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It's just a throw back from when the "weed eater" and "weed whacker" brands were such a household names that's what everyone called them.

Don't come to Texas, man. We call anything carbonated a coke. As in, "I'm going to the store to get a coke, you want one? If so, what kind." "yeah, a dr. pepper sounds good"
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Old 04-19-2011, 11:53 PM
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Yea hand me those vise grips over there.
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Old 04-20-2011, 12:02 AM
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i think weed eater is a more common used name for it, i have called it trimming or a trimmer with customers and they think of hedge trimmers
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Old 04-20-2011, 12:03 AM
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Yea yea I know.
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Old 04-20-2011, 12:15 AM
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Yeah, I call it a trimmer around my help and the dealer, but a weed eater around my customers so they don't get confused.
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Old 04-20-2011, 12:18 AM
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I call it a string trimmer and list it as " string trimming " on quotes
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Old 04-20-2011, 12:20 AM
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How about weed whip?
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Old 04-20-2011, 12:21 AM
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Good call on referring to it as a "string trimmer". Much more pro than "weedeater", and much less confusing than "trimmer".
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Old 04-20-2011, 12:21 AM
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weed eater!!!
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Where is that one tool, that I left... At the one job.... Or maybe the other? Where am I? Whose truck is this?
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