debris shields

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by lawnboy82, May 23, 2001.

  1. lawnboy82

    lawnboy82 Banned
    Messages: 957

    hey there i was just wondering how many of you all remove the debris shields from your string trimmers? i know i do, and i think that it cuts down on the amount of line that i use up each day. any thoughts on this? i know people who do remove the shields, and others who dont. just wanna see the ratio here.
  2. Eric ELM

    Eric ELM Husband, Father, Friend, Angel
    Messages: 4,830

    You have a couple months of reading to do Vibe Ray. We just did this same topic not to long ago. Time to do some reading and I know you would just rather ask questions, but try out the search feature, it works. :)
  3. grassyfras

    grassyfras LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,475

    do a search this is talked about all the time i think someone should make a Poll
  4. Randy Scott

    Randy Scott LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,915

    Eric, suprisingly enough, this wasn't asked by Vibe!
  5. Eric ELM

    Eric ELM Husband, Father, Friend, Angel
    Messages: 4,830

    Oppps, I just assumed it was Vibe Ray. Sorry Vibe Ray. ;)
  6. joshua

    joshua LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,226

    lawnboy its to dangerous, you can't controll how much line comes out. its on their for a reason.
  7. CSRA Landscaping

    CSRA Landscaping LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,232

    I take mine off and I like it better than with. You actually can control the amount of line, at least with my Stihl you can.
  8. lawnboy82

    lawnboy82 Banned
    Messages: 957

    joshua. i can with a string trimmer- trim all the blades of grass next to a plastic garbage bag without tearing the fabric the least bit. this is without the guard. with the guard i am all screwed up from not using the thing for so darn long. try it for a while without. you wont be changing heads nearly as many times each day.
  9. Fine Lines Lawn

    Fine Lines Lawn LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 447

    I never tire of reading Lawnboy82's signature. LOL

    *keeping a close eye on my feet*
  10. lawnboy82

    lawnboy82 Banned
    Messages: 957

    maybe i should change it again?

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