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product review "gator magnum trimmer line"

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by 1stclasslawns, Jul 24, 2001.

  1. 1stclasslawns

    1stclasslawns LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 565

    Ok I ran out of line today and I picked up a roll of .95 gator magnum line.

    It rained so I dont have a full report yet, but, on big stuff I was very disappointed. It would weld itself and break very fast 4 times in half a spool I went on to use up what was left of Echo cross fire and no welds in the same material on the same machine. A fair evaluation same machine, same material. This is a fair ground that hasnt been line trimmed this year.

    On a regular weekly account it seemed to work well, even edging, as best as I recall I dont think I feed as much line as I normally do.

    The jury is still out till Ive used a spool.

    On a scale of 1 to 10

    tall stuff 3 regular?

    Any one elses comments??

  2. Mark

    Mark LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 723

    I used it today just got in at 9aclock on a commercial acount, I though it worked very well i didn't have any welds all-day and it seems not to fray. Ill give it a 8 and crossfire a 6 ive got four more of the free giveaway spools but today i was impressed with it. Marks Mowing Service
  3. mowerparts

    mowerparts LawnSite Member
    Messages: 110

    I have been using it for over a month. Best line I have ever used.
    Dose neither weld together nor fray at the ends. We actually have been using less line since it dose not fray.
  4. Esby

    Esby LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 662

    I really liked the line. My dealer gave me a bunch of it to try out, and so far so good. Would I stick with it after the free samples run out?? I dont know, depends on the price I guess. It didn't break at all when I used it, I thought it was more durable. I give it a 8.5
  5. 1stclasslawns

    1stclasslawns LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 565

    Ok we used it today on regular accounts, a little fraying not much, worked well for edging and we didnt spool much ,so, on regular accounts I'll give it an 8. Whereas crossfire would have a 7.


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