shields and guards

Discussion in 'Industry Surveys & Polls' started by J Dawg, May 10, 2012.


Do you use debris shields on trimmers?

  1. yes

    37 vote(s)
  2. no

    24 vote(s)
  1. J Dawg

    J Dawg LawnSite Member
    Posts: 70

    hello everyone! I was wondering how many of you use the debris shields on the string trimmers and weed whips?
  2. Patriot Services

    Patriot Services LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 13,255

    Here we go again.
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  3. yardguy28

    yardguy28 LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,464

    I think I'm gonna leave this one alone this time.
  4. Blades Lawn Maintenance

    Blades Lawn Maintenance LawnSite Bronze Member
    Male, from Baton Rouge, La
    Posts: 1,233

    Not this disaster again
  5. baileylawnservice

    baileylawnservice LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 530

    Took the guard off my shindaiwa t 270 the day I bought it.
  6. yardguy28

    yardguy28 LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,464

    and the pissing contest starts again.
  7. Valk

    Valk LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,711

    I doubt I'll EVER use a trimmer w/ a guard AGAIN.
  8. yardguy28

    yardguy28 LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,464

    with valks comment I can't resist.

    I tried a trimmer without a guard once. NEVER again. I'm at least just as productive if not more with the trimmer guard left on.

    all the claims of glory and how fast it speeds your trim time. total GARBAGE, IMO.
  9. zechstoker

    zechstoker LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 976

    *Looks at all the debris stuck to the guard* Yeah... I think I'll leave that on there so that more of it doesn't hit me in the face.

    NEW CITY LAWN CARE LLC LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,268

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