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Any suggestions for an edger???

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Jon99, Jun 15, 2004.

  1. Jon99

    Jon99 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 375

    Looking to buy one, for a solo operation who would only use it occasionally, whats the best kind???
  2. txlawnking

    txlawnking LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,905

    If you only use it occasionally, and for an estabished edge just about any of the stick edgers will do. Or you can get an old walkbehind type. I bought an ancient Botag at a pawn shop it works good enough and has the power to establish an edge in a hurry.
  3. Trevors Lawn Care

    Trevors Lawn Care LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,180


    i also bought a used wb edger for $50 bucks...Mclane is the name brand. That works very well.

  4. Jon99

    Jon99 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 375

    I have never used a stick edger, pretty easy to pick up on????? They seem a LOT easier to transport than the walk behind ones..
  5. CamLand

    CamLand LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,299

    good idea to have both,wb great for those overgrown walkways.and the stick great for weekly edging...
  6. sthil fc 110 4 mix ...power galore ...get a star or 8 npoint blade and it will edge though stuff on sidwalks aint been edged in years .
  7. grass_cuttin_fool

    grass_cuttin_fool LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,526

    I have a crafstman walkbehind, I dont see the need to spend a lot of bux for a high dollar one. I do the same as camland a walk behind for the overgrown ones and a stick edger for weekly maintenece
  8. bobby perez

    bobby perez LawnSite Member
    Messages: 86

    I think Tanaka is one of the best,It is shaft driven as opposed to the belt kind.This is as far as walk behinds go anyway.

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