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Curved Vs. Straight Shaft Edgers

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by SEALAWNMANAGEMENT, Mar 26, 2008.


    Messages: 75

    I was wondering what everyone prefered when it comes to edgers. I am going to buy a new one soon. I sold my old one. It was a curved shaft. I think that the straight shafts are better with trimmers but I don't know about edgers.
  2. sandman23

    sandman23 LawnSite Member
    from GA
    Messages: 212

    I only use straight shaft trimmers and edgers. Much easier to use.
  3. markahurley

    markahurley LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 252

    more power and better drive shaft with straight shaft as opposed to curved--true of both trimmers and edgers.
  4. LLandscaping

    LLandscaping LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,016

    I have two curved and one straight. I started using a curved the straight seem ackward to me. The straight will probably clog less than the curved because the guard is more open.
  5. Big C

    Big C LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,642

    Straight shaft....has more torque.....to me they are better to handle.

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