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Does a trimmer strap help???

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Vibe Ray, Feb 10, 2001.

  1. Vibe Ray

    Vibe Ray LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 785

    Does a trimmer strap help fatigue??? Does it get in the way or make it not as easy to manuver the trimmer? What are your thoughts???
  2. HOMER

    HOMER LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,183

    1. NO
    2. YES
    3. Ditch it!
  3. Vibe Ray

    Vibe Ray LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 785

    get the impression you like to get straight to the point, Homer! Literally!
  4. lawman

    lawman LawnSite Member
    Messages: 199

    Hommer is right Ditch it.
  5. Eric ELM

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

    I have not even seen a woman using them. I've got several in the shop if you want straps for yours, brand new in the package.
  6. John DiMartino

    John DiMartino LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,555

    The strap is useless,and sometimes dangerous.I never use them.Is your timmer a heavy one?Some people just cant trim for one reason or another,Ive hired guys that just cant physically do it at the golf course,even though they were 18 and healthy.Its hard for me to find help that can trim and do it well.If i do i usually can t afford them for long.
  7. KirbysLawn

    KirbysLawn Millenium Member
    Messages: 3,485

    I've got a couple free one's also. Well put Homer.
  8. kutnkru

    kutnkru LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,662

    The strap is for using when operating the machine????

    I always thought it was to keep the unit off the bed of the truck - sort of a space saver thing.

    Hmmm, learn something new every day.
  9. Runner

    Runner LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,497

    I've got a few brand new ones myself (hanging up with the unstained gaurds) and I always thought I would find SOME kind of use for them, sometime, but I never have. The only thing I could think, is that if you were doing some place that you had to carry a trimmer for a long distance or time, like a large apartment complex or something, the some sort of retractable strap with a lock hold it up (like those dog walking leashes with the spool) would perhaps work.
  10. rdh

    rdh LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 394

    those straps are for yard apes ,keeps them from getting away .lol

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