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Old 03-22-2013, 02:05 AM
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Making a weedeater head insert last longer

So does anyone have any tips, tricks, or modifications they do to the insert on their weedeater head to make them last longer?? I've got a new employee thats wears them down like crazy.
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Old 03-22-2013, 10:26 PM
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Yes tell him to stop letting it ride along onthe ground. Usually the lawns are being cut toooo low when you do that.
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yeah you go buy some metal wood screws with a big fat head on them and really short threads, like 1" or less. Then put 4 screws spaced out on the button so when he rides in on the concrete the screws are touching the ground not the plastic. Now they will last years.
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Old 03-23-2013, 03:08 AM
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So does anyone have any tips, tricks, or modifications they do to the insert on their weedeater head to make them last longer?? I've got a new employee thats wears them down like crazy.
They must be doing something wrong I have never wear one out . I have one trimmer that is a 2002 with the same head on it .

I like this head it has a ball bearing resting surface.

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Old 03-23-2013, 10:25 AM
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That's an easy fix. Tell him not to let it ride on the ground. I've got a friend in Miami with 4 crew's and he make's them buy the bump heads.
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Old 03-23-2013, 02:30 PM
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That's an easy fix. Tell him not to let it ride on the ground. I've got a friend in Miami with 4 crew's and he make's them buy the bump heads.
You got that right .Tell them that if you Let the head ride on the ground they are a girlyman or wimpy.
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Saw a Husky trimmer head yesterday where the tap-piece had a bearing making it free spin from the remainder of the head...pretty dang cool if you ask me!
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Freeze Plugs. You can get them at any auto parts store, they come in many different sizes. Just glue it onto the bump piece of the trimmer head, problem solved.

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Old 03-24-2013, 12:02 AM
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Saw a Husky trimmer head yesterday where the tap-piece had a bearing making it free spin from the remainder of the head...pretty dang cool if you ask me!
Yes ,Thank You that is what I been saying the Husqvarna t35x has a ball bearing resting surface that Provides for less wear and longer life span.



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Old 03-24-2013, 12:15 AM
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The best part of the t35x head is if you ever need to replace the resting surface it is only $2 .
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