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View Poll Results: Trimmer Line Size
Smaller 0 0%
0.080 6 2.24%
0.095 194 72.39%
0.105 57 21.27%
0.130 7 2.61%
0.155 3 1.12%
Bigger 1 0.37%
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Old 07-11-2012, 07:50 PM
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i use either .095 or .105 i think .105 is the heaviest line recommended by shindaiwa for my T260 as the heavier the line the more strain will be put on the machine
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Old 07-12-2012, 01:03 AM
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.095 for me, I may need to try some .080 sometime.
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Old 08-20-2012, 06:11 PM
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.095 For me for years and have tried .105... but the .095 lasts for ever with me... A five pound role usually 2.5 years...
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Old 08-20-2012, 07:05 PM
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We run .105 stihl X line in all of our trimmers, always had good luck with it.
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Old 09-29-2012, 09:25 AM
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Our Stihl's like the round .095 line, and we have a small echo, with crossfire .080 which works awe-sum for us. Use Heavy Gator Line for fields.
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Old 10-26-2012, 08:59 AM
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I use .105 ...it last longer and is more durable when I use it for edging along sidewalks and driveways
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Old 10-26-2012, 09:17 AM
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.095 in the loop-handled trimmers for routine mowing and .105 in the bike handlebar trimmer for the overgrown stuff. The bigger lines just don't cut as cleanly in my opinon. I want to cut the grass, not beat it to death.
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Old 10-26-2012, 09:34 AM
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.095 for us...

The smaller the line, the finer the cut.
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Old 12-23-2012, 12:05 AM
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Agreed with the majority. .095 Stihl line is all I run, I've ran the heavier stuff but didn't really like it. Switched back to .095, anything under that is homeowner territory lol
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I switch back and forth between .080 and .095. Not really rhyme or reason to it, either haha.
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