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Bike Handle on Trimmers and Weed Wackers?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by JBLandscaping11, Apr 15, 2012.

  1. JBLandscaping11

    JBLandscaping11 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 50

    Does anybody use bike handles on their trimmers? i was just wondering when i was watching a video on youtube from Stihl. I have a shindawia and a echo, both with the regular handles. which do you use? why or why not? :gmctruck:
  2. W&Wlawncare

    W&Wlawncare LawnSite Member
    Posts: 150

    I have a stihl fs110 with the handle bars. This thing sits more than anything because the only thing its good for is brush clearing/high weeds. Dont expect to use it for trimming or edging grass on lawns. Great for doing hillsides though, it distributes the weight well and you can make a pretty wide swath without becoming off balance
  3. Alan0354

    Alan0354 LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,458

    I second that bike handle has very limited use. My Honda HHT31SUNBA has been a wall flower and only used twice the whole last year for big weeds. It is a very good trimmer, problem is you cannot tilt the head for anything else. It is a one trick beast and it does it very well if you are specialized in clearing big area or tall weeds.

    But if you have a need for it, it is very good.
    Last edited: Apr 15, 2012

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