edging large straight areas

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by cntryboymc, Sep 30, 2004.

  1. cntryboymc

    cntryboymc LawnSite Member
    Posts: 193

    i was walking a property yesterday so i could place a bid for the complete maintenance contract.the owner requested edging the long driveway and medium sized parking lot with as straight a lines as possible.what is the best method and equipment to use?
  2. redoak77

    redoak77 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 291

    I would recommend a nice gas edger
  3. cntryboymc

    cntryboymc LawnSite Member
    Posts: 193

    how do you keep the lines straight?
  4. lawnman_scott

    lawnman_scott LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 7,547

    You walk. Its quite simple once you do it.
  5. DennisF

    DennisF LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Florida
    Posts: 1,381

    Use a good stick edger. Walk at a normal pace and keep the edger blade pulled against the pavement and don't let the blade pop out of the edge. If the pavement is straight, the edge will be straight.

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