Stick Edger Blades

Discussion in 'General Industry Discussions' started by TN Property Services, Aug 9, 2007.

  1. TN Property Services

    TN Property Services LawnSite Member
    Posts: 71

    I've searched and searched but haven't found anything with a definitive answer on this:
    For those of you that run two blades on your stick edger; Do they stay in line with edger or spin off and end up being offset. If they spin off and become offset, anyone figured out any remedies for it?

    Thanks,
     
  2. Juan_Deere

    Juan_Deere LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 301

    I never knew you could run two blades on a stick edger. I thought the machine was designed to run on one, without stressing the engine. I once ruined a weedwacker by taking the shield off, and letting too much string out. Because of that, I would never even imagine putting two blades on an edger.
     
  3. lawnmaniac883

    lawnmaniac883 LawnSite Silver Member
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    Why would you want to run two blades on a stick edger??
     
  4. Grits

    Grits LawnSite Silver Member
    from Florida
    Posts: 2,994

    Just get a thicker blade. Personally, I like the thinner blades.
     
  5. carcrz

    carcrz LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,085

    I never tried it on a stick edger. I know it works wonders on a walk behind though. It puts a nice thick edge that doesn't really need touched up near as often.
     
  6. TN Property Services

    TN Property Services LawnSite Member
    Posts: 71

    I read a post on it here a while back, but couldn't find it. Trying to get a thicker, more defined edge that with one blade that just gives a failry thin line. Basically I am looking for more noticeable definition of the turf boundaries.
     
  7. jasonlandscape

    jasonlandscape LawnSite Member
    from Georgia
    Posts: 124

    if you want a thicker edge just walk on the grass and hold the edger blade to the left of you if ur right handed. so the motor is by ur right arm and the blade is on the left side of ur left foot.

    that'll make the edge nice and thick and slanted with one blade.
     
  8. Frontier-Lawn

    Frontier-Lawn LawnSite Silver Member
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  9. kmann

    kmann LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 298

    Thank you! Why?
     
  10. Juan_Deere

    Juan_Deere LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 301

    I guess you didn't read three posts up, where he clearly stated why?
     

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