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Trimmer line, How much do you pay?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by mowpart rep, Jun 5, 2012.

  1. mowpart rep

    mowpart rep Sponsor
    Posts: 248

    How much do you normally pay for 5lb. roll of trimmer line?
     
  2. Bunton Guy

    Bunton Guy LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,743

    $45 j-thomas.com
     
  3. John_DeereGreen

    John_DeereGreen LawnSite Member
    Posts: 171

    35.95.

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  4. Landscape Poet

    Landscape Poet LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,637

    3lb of .105 for $17.95 from a local irrigation house called Florida Irrigation supply.
     
  5. mwlawns

    mwlawns LawnSite Member
    Posts: 91

    5lb 095 28.36 but I purchase ten at a time
     
  6. Snyder's Lawn Inc

    Snyder's Lawn Inc LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,541

    last 2 5lb .105 I paid 27.65+ship+tax each
     
  7. MikeyG

    MikeyG LawnSite Member
    Posts: 44

    What is a good 095 trimmer line to use?
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  8. Glenn Lawn Care

    Glenn Lawn Care LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,647

    I paid $45 a couple of years ago.
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  9. Salcido Lawn

    Salcido Lawn LawnSite Member
    Posts: 168

    I found a place online to order a 13lb roll of .095 for $75 plus shipping. :cool2:
     
  10. ClwFLGator

    ClwFLGator LawnSite Member
    Posts: 3

    I came across this thread by searching the site today (had to register to do so).

    We are running out of line and I need to buy some. I am getting tired of paying $27 for 3 lbs. of extruded nylon, what a ripoff (Royal Edger here in Clearwater is about $27 for 3# spool, diamond cut .095). Although it is good stuff.

    Searching online I found a lot of stuff that was actually priced higher. Especially when you factor in the shipping.

    Doing a little maths (watch out! :laugh:), I came up with the following (from the above info, plus some of my own research):

    Code:
    Place              #s   price    price per #
    10 at a time        5   $28.63   $5.73
    13# roll           13   $75.00   $5.77
    FIS                 3   $17.95   $5.98
    mowpart.com         5   $37.75   $7.55
    Royal               3   $27.00   $9.00
    
    So, guys buying 10 at a time or the 13 pound roll are doing pretty good. Guy buying from FIS is not doing much worse, and sounds like you can buy one roll at a time at that price. I will have to call them and see if it's still good.

    Anyone else know any other sources online (or elsewhere)? I might be willing to buy a case or other larger quantity if the price was good enough.
     

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