How To Weedeat Like A Pro

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by arninglawns, Sep 14, 2012.

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  1. arninglawns

    arninglawns LawnSite Member
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    Just wrote a how-to for weedeating. LMK what you guys think.

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  2. Richard Martin

    Richard Martin LawnSite Fanatic
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    I thought you might get into some of the various techniques. I have some that I've never discussed here at Lawnsite.
     
  3. fatz

    fatz LawnSite Member
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    Great article with some great information.
     
  4. Groomer

    Groomer LawnSite Bronze Member
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    but its called triming. weadeater is a brand.
     
  5. 290

    290 LawnSite Member
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    "but its called triming. weadeater is a brand."

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  6. Ridin' Green

    Ridin' Green LawnSite Fanatic
    Male, from Michigan
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    I thought the most common name was weed whipper. I guess that's because most people beat their grass with one instead of cutting it. LOL


    I think the article is fine, but more detail regarding techniques would be beneficial if you're trying to help folks learn how to use one correctly.
     
  7. arninglawns

    arninglawns LawnSite Member
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    Right. That's why I explained that in the first paragraph. And you misspelled trimming, since we're making corrections. :p

    Thanks for reading, guys. I'll be adding more in the future.
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  8. 2stroked

    2stroked LawnSite Senior Member
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    Its called a weed wacker from where i come from
     
  9. Patriot Services

    Patriot Services LawnSite Fanatic
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    You all need a whackin and a whippin for using those terms.
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  10. Woody82986

    Woody82986 LawnSite Silver Member
    from DFW, TX
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    It's definitely "trimming" with a "trimmer" or "line trimming" with a "line trimmer" down here. At least that's how you can tell the difference between a pro and the guy working part time. And no I'm not knocking the part timer. Doesn't matter to me. But I digress. Any help that someone can bestow is a good thing.
     

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