What Trimmer Line Do You Prefer? Round, Sqare, Star?

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  1. 1whitetail

    1whitetail LawnSite Member
    from florida
    Posts: 149

    The soaking makes the nylon line more flexible so it doesn't break as often.
     
  2. homecutspro1

    homecutspro1 LawnSite Member
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    i use Oregon .105 the big spool. works well and last a long time. I always keep some in my pocket to eliminate the trip to the truck to refill.
     
  3. weeze

    weeze LawnSite Fanatic
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    well i tried the rhino tuff and i have to say it does work good but it's not as tough as the rotary diamond cut line. the rotary line is the same .095 but it's bigger around than the rhino tuff .095. it's almost .105 by the way it looks. it is just a tough line that i may only have to bump 3-4 times on a lawn. the rhino line i may have to bump 5-6 times. the rhino line is fine for just normal trimming but doing things like edging or really thick weeds the rotary line is much better.
     
  4. slawn

    slawn LawnSite Senior Member
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    Desert Vortex, is all I use. Best I ever used.
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  5. dieseltech

    dieseltech LawnSite Senior Member
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    .095 echo round. About 25-30 bucks for a 3lb spool.
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  6. Snyder's Lawn Inc

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

    I run 105 gator magnum line Sq 5lb spool
    I so soak mine in water All my extra rolls I keep in a dark cool spot till I ready use them
    Water thing helps from drying out
     
  7. JCLM Canada

    JCLM Canada LawnSite Member
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    I use round 0.95 line from laser. About $35 for 5 lbs. I don't like any square, triangle or other angular lines, as I find they catch the air too much, causing turbulence and not giving a sharp cut.
     
  8. lawnboy dan

    lawnboy dan LawnSite Gold Member
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    arnold extreme square is the best i have used. lowes sells it
     
  9. jackal

    jackal LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 489

    095 stihl commercial line. 3lb is about 30 bucks.
     

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