1. Missed the live Ask the Expert event?
    Catch up on the conversation with Ken Hutcheson, President of U.S. Lawns, in the Franchising forum.

    Dismiss Notice

Hedge Trimmers

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Hex Beachballs, Oct 6, 2012.

Tags:
  1. Hex Beachballs

    Hex Beachballs LawnSite Member
    Messages: 5

    Hello I need a Hedge Trimmer that has the capability of cutting through large mass like a Watermelon. What would be a good one that can cut like a saw? preferably gas powered. Should I go with Dual reciprocating blades or what?
     
  2. hi_speedreed

    hi_speedreed LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 534

    why not just get a chainsaw? I am sure it is the tool you are looking for. You wouldn't dig a hole with a spoon, so don't cut watermelon sized mediums with hedge trimmers.
     
  3. Hex Beachballs

    Hex Beachballs LawnSite Member
    Messages: 5

    I just want to know if it will cut through a Watermelon
     
  4. hi_speedreed

    hi_speedreed LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 534

    See, you said a large mass like a watermelon. I thought of a watermelon sized mass not a watermelon itself. I think it would but getting started would be the hard part. Again, I don't know why you would want to use a tool to do a job for which other tools are much better suited. I would choose a chef's knife and be done carving the watermelon while you're still trying to get the hedge trimmers to take a bite of rind.
     
  5. orangemower

    orangemower LawnSite Silver Member
    from pa
    Messages: 2,768

    Why would you have the need to cut a watermelon up with hedge trimmers? :hammerhead:
     
  6. Darryl G

    Darryl G Inactive
    Messages: 9,500

    Does your mommy know you're playing on the puter with the big boys?
     

Share This Page