Edger Blades

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by turkp15, Aug 21, 2003.

  1. turkp15

    turkp15 LawnSite Member
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    Which edger blades do you guys use and which are better?

  2. Turfdude

    Turfdude LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,899

    For walk behind edgers, .105 blades w/ 1/2" center hole 10" long, sharpened both sides
  3. lawnman_scott

    lawnman_scott LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,547

    The ones the guy gives me when i say i need some edger blades also.
  4. GLAN

    GLAN Banned
    Messages: 1,647

    Those red ones..............;)
  5. tiedeman

    tiedeman LawnSite Fanatic
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  6. CSRA Landscaping

    CSRA Landscaping LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,232

    Lesco has a box of 50 for about $35.
  7. Rustic Goat

    Rustic Goat LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,194

    The cheap ones. By design, you're going to grind them down anyway, why spend any more than you have to.
  8. Keith

    Keith LawnSite Gold Member
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    The dealer sells me a box of 50 for like 42 bucks...I use those :)
  9. Scag48

    Scag48 LawnSite Fanatic
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    Use the standard edger blades, no sharpening. Think about it, why waste the time of sharpening, you're going to grind the crap out of them anyway. I don't think they were designed to be sharpened, either.
  10. Rustic Goat

    Rustic Goat LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,194

    Scag48, if you're refering to turfdude's remark about them being 'sharpened' both sides, he may not realize that's just a stamped 'edge' not a real blade edge that you pay extra for. I agree with you "48, where's the sense in even wanting a sharp edge on an edger blade, NOT!

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