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Mix Oil and Trimmer Line

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Titans Fan, Jan 23, 2005.

  1. Titans Fan

    Titans Fan LawnSite Member
    Messages: 96

    What types of mix oil and trimmer line do you guys use?

    Where do you buy it and do you buy it in bulk?

    Where can you find good deals on oil and line?

    Just curious!
  2. kdbetters

    kdbetters LawnSite Member
    Messages: 70

    try www.j-thomas.com , they have really good prices for oil, trimmer line, and edger blades. They also have alot of replacement parts for alot of mower and other power equipment.
  3. Travis Followell

    Travis Followell LawnSite Silver Member
    from KY
    Messages: 2,206

    We use Stihl and Shindawia oil and Stihl and Echo trimmer line. We just go to the dealer and get it.
  4. Texas Mower Parts

    Texas Mower Parts LawnSite Senior Member
    from Texas
    Messages: 472

    Give us a try. We are cheaper than J Thomas guarrenteed!

    RedMax 2 Cycle Oil 2.5 gal mix-$.79 ea thru Jan., then $.89
    Edger blades-$.99 ea 50 in a box
    Oregon Mag Gator line is $29.52 ea
    $7 flat shipping!

    J Thomas can't touch those prices.
  5. lawnchopper

    lawnchopper LawnSite Member
    Messages: 211

    amsoils 2 stroke mix and Huskavarnas titanium trimmer line
  6. grass_cuttin_fool

    grass_cuttin_fool LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,526

    I ran across this trimmer line at northern tool last year, unifit, size .105 and it is a square line, last a long time and a 3lb spool is only $12.95, I couldnt believe it but the price is correct. Definately worth checking in to if you have a northern tool close by
  7. Horizon Landscape Mg

    Horizon Landscape Mg LawnSite Member
    Messages: 7

    I buy Shindawai oil by the 5gal bucket for about 50.00 itis a lot cheaper than by the bottle. I just keep a tip and pour on the trailers with the oil in them for easy measuring. Trimmer line cannot be bought any cheaper than at Wal-Mart I buy 2000 ft rolls of octagon edge commercial line for about 12.00.
    Edger blades I get at my local dealer for about .70 each when I buy in cases of 50 blades.
  8. MImowerkid

    MImowerkid LawnSite Member
    Messages: 197

    echo oil and trimmer line here !
  9. B&B Lndscpng & Lwn Srvc

    B&B Lndscpng & Lwn Srvc LawnSite Member
    Messages: 112

    Shindaiwa oil in everything. Shindaiwa and Redmax trimmer line!!
  10. Woody82986

    Woody82986 LawnSite Silver Member
    from DFW, TX
    Messages: 2,128

    I go with echo 2 cycle oil and I think it is either Red Max or Shindaiwa trimmer line. Whichever, it is the .105 round stuff. I think the color is red.

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