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Deck Mounted Trimmer from 4M Inc.

Discussion in 'Sponsor Announcements' started by Michael J. Donovan, May 31, 2007.

  1. Frontier-Lawn

    Frontier-Lawn LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,957

    Klean up the Spaghetti Factory of the hoses then we'll Talk.
  2. Stillwater

    Stillwater LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,885

    This is a joke, You can't have all that hosing exposed like that and the belt guards removed for obvious reasons come on guys.... I want to see a video of detailed trimming in action on a class A lawn. let me guess you don't have one.....
  3. fastcat

    fastcat LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 799

    that thing looks way to involved. i wouldnt want all that crap on my mower. it looks like a high tech octopus
  4. brianhanson37

    brianhanson37 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 53

    I could see this useful for people that mow along long fences or something that need trimming (I mean LONG) but I think for most household and commercial work, a handheld would still be best.
  5. DLCS

    DLCS LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,382

    yeah, could you imagine catching a hose on a tree limb or something.:rolleyes: I saw that trimmer in St. Louis at the GIE several years back and it looks the same today. No changes in the hose clutter.
  6. Stillwater

    Stillwater LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,885

    Most of those H- lines could be hard piped and form fitted why they have not done that well maybe they should answer that but I watched a video of this machine trimming around head stones in a cemetery on their website of all places. If I saw this take place at my family's plot I would have removed the man from the mower and taken him to the back of the shed for a old fashioned discussion about respect. But anyway the machine could be made better with all the wet lines form fitted where appropriate and a modified or custom guard put back over the belts for common sense. Concept is great but trimming nice lawns and bed edges? never happen.... not if you want to keep customers.
  7. Frontier-Lawn

    Frontier-Lawn LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,957

    i'll take the electric model before the hydro one. :laugh:
  8. Lawn-Sharks

    Lawn-Sharks LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 906

    Too rich for my blood!
  9. 02DURAMAX

    02DURAMAX LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,796

    Thats not safe way to many hydro lines

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