Gator Magnum Trimmer Line

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by ztrguy, Jan 13, 2006.

  1. ztrguy

    ztrguy LawnSite Senior Member
    from NE FL
    Posts: 466

    Anyone using the square Gator Magnum Trimmer Line? If so, what do you think of the line? I've heard it outlasts the round trimmer line and it cuts better. Also, do you have any idea how much this line costs? Thanks!
  2. MMLawn

    MMLawn LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,569

    SEARCH Feature is a great tool on LS, where you will find tons of information on this as it has been discussed many, many, many times.
  3. tiedeman

    tiedeman LawnSite Fanatic
    from earth
    Posts: 8,745

    I have used it for the last 3 years. I do like it compared to other line. But it does have some drawbacks. If your eye's on your trimmer head are not metal, it will wear through them fast and it can get stringy to the point where it will not cut the grass with a nice clean cut.

    Other than that, I recommend it
  4. Lazer_Z

    Lazer_Z LawnSite Silver Member
    from NJ
    Posts: 2,579

    Troy, Do you mean the eyelets on the outside of the trimmer head or the eyelets on the spool? Sorry if this sounds like a dumb question.

  5. tiedeman

    tiedeman LawnSite Fanatic
    from earth
    Posts: 8,745

    on the trimmer head. If it is plastic they can almost melt that area really bad I noticed.

    But in general I recommend all eye holes on trimmer heads to be metal
  6. dcondon

    dcondon LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,246

    we have had the best luck from walmart. have tried everything else and thats just as good. JMO

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