Hedge Trimmer Exhaust Burning Shrubs?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Mowman, Jul 13, 2001.

  1. Mowman

    Mowman LawnSite Senior Member
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    Any of you have this problem or is it just me? Some of my shrubs are brown a day after trimming. I think it's caused by the exhaust. Am I moving too slow while trimming or could something else be causing the shrubs to turn brown? I'm using the lube on the blades from Husky, not supposed to hurt the shrubs. Any ADVICE on how to CORRECT this problem will be greatly APPRECIATED.

    Thanks,
    Mowman
     
  2. Eric ELM

    Eric ELM Husband, Father, Friend, Angel
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    It might be your trimmer needs sharpening. That will cause it.
     
  3. EJK2352

    EJK2352 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,150

    Yews tend to get a burned look after trimming even with sharp
    blades. It usually goes away after about 2 weeks. ED
     
  4. Evan528

    Evan528 LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,144

    Junipers also tend to get alot of browning on the ends when trimmed! I love my redmax 30inch trimmer but When used side ways i get exaust in my eyes wich burns pretty bad! :(
     

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