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View Poll Results: Do you use a dedicated edger?
Yes 14 43.75%
No 11 34.38%
Straight Shaft 13 40.63%
Curved Shaft 8 25.00%
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Old 07-27-2014, 10:55 AM
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Dedicated Edgers - Straight or Curved (edited)

What dedicated stick edger do you own? Why?
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Old 07-27-2014, 12:37 PM
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Echo PE 265 & PE 230.

We and our customers like the clean, tight edge that it leaves. Nearly all new customers have asked for us not edge with a trimmer because they can not stand the large gap that it leaves.
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Old 07-27-2014, 02:07 PM
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Echo PE 265 & PE 230.

We and our customers like the clean, tight edge that it leaves. Nearly all new customers have asked for us not edge with a trimmer because they can not stand the large gap that it leaves.
Do you use your straight shaft edger weekly for these clients? Bi-weekly?
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Old 07-28-2014, 09:12 AM
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Weekly. Just part of our services.
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Old 07-28-2014, 05:26 PM
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Why no curved shafts?
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Old 07-28-2014, 06:05 PM
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Why no curved shafts?
I am usually too tall for the curved shafts, and I think they are not as sturdy; I could be wrong about that last part.

I am not using an edger now but considering it for thicker edging in the near future.
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Old 07-29-2014, 09:02 AM
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You guys who have recently voted and said you have a curved shaft... which model and why did you go curved?

Are you happy with your purchases?
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Old 07-29-2014, 09:08 AM
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Straight shaft because I'm 6'3"....
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Old 07-29-2014, 11:32 AM
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Straight shaft because I'm 6'3"....
Yeah, I'm 6'1" and I'm too tall for the curved shaft. Maybe if you are shorter it's OK.
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Old 08-10-2014, 04:52 AM
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Stihl FC-110, 8 yrs. and still running. Most powerful edger you can get as far as I know.
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