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Old 03-02-2014, 06:11 AM
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Trimmer Assist review

Trimmer Assist Review
This is one of those inventions that you say "why didn't I think of that?"
The Trimmer Assist is basically a shoulder strap with a bungee cord fitted. The strap can be adjusted to fit the user better. The bungee cord comes with a plastic knob which fits inside a t shaped clip on the strap. This allows very quick removal of the trimmer when you want to replace cord fuel etc.
As a lawn mowing contractor I was skeptical of the Trimmer Assist. Most lawnies don't like straps. This strap is different. One can still move your trimmer anywhere you want. The good part is the Trimmer Assist appears to take the weight of your trimmer. I did 5 hours solid line trimming yesterday and I was noticeably fresher at the end of the day then with out the Trimmer Assist. Using the Trimmer Assist is a big help when doing vertical edges with your line trimmer. is their website.
I purchased my Trimmer Assist from their website direct. The really good part was I was charged the same postage to Australia as they charge USA customers. Did not expect that. Postage to Australia was quick as well.
All in all I think this is a great invention and all lawn mowing contractors should buy one.
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Old 03-03-2014, 03:08 PM
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I like the idea...maybe. But that is one lame video by far. How useful or cumbersome is this for a guy like me who is solo and trims/edges w/ the same unit. I MUST be able to transition b/tw the two as quickly as possible...then remove the whole thing for later use. The video addresses none of this. Not worth trying/considering at this point.

Now for a guy who is a dedicated trimmer (no edging) then there may be some merit to this device. But, most trimmers come with some form of a cheap strap when newly least in my experience.
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Old 03-03-2014, 04:12 PM
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In b4 easy lift guy
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Old 03-03-2014, 10:20 PM
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Not needed a gimmick product.
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Old 03-04-2014, 07:58 AM
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Trimmer Assist

The Trimmer Assist is very easy to use. The bungee cord allows you to stretch with your trimmer to get under bushes, swing sets etc. The bungee cord appears to take most of the weight of the trimmer so it makes it a lot easier to do vertical edging. At least that is what I have found for me. The bungee cord stays on your trimmer and you can disconnect or reattach the strap from your trimmer in seconds
I think every lawnie should have one like ear muffs.
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Old 03-04-2014, 09:28 AM
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Lame video, infomercials that showcase an idiot, are geared towards other idiots..
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Old 03-05-2014, 09:52 AM
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straps slow you down
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