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question on trimmer line

Discussion in 'General Industry Discussions' started by Alan's Lawn Care~Co-Owner, Jul 13, 2005.

  1. Alan's Lawn Care~Co-Owner

    Alan's Lawn Care~Co-Owner LawnSite Member
    Messages: 5

    what kind of trimmer line do you guys run..do you buy the good stuff that Oregon sells or do you use another kind of line like from walmart....also what size do you guys use...we use .095 in our trimmer its a straight shaft with a 34cc motor....
  2. Freshcut Lawn Care

    Freshcut Lawn Care LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 393

    We bought our last large roll from Lowes. .095

    The line seems to work well!

    We would probably buy our next one their as well!
  3. Lawn Masters

    Lawn Masters LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 850

    I buy my rolls of it from Lowes, 500' rolls of .095 line.
  4. kemmer

    kemmer LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 608

    i used to use redmax and echo. the redmax was good, but the echo was terrible. I then tried the husky line from lowes, titanium i think its called, it last very long and is very manageable
  5. j fisher

    j fisher LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 294

    Can't remember the name right now, but I get mine from mowmore.com. .95. Best I've found.

    TURF DOCTOR LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,138

    We have tried it all,some times cheap flea market works as good.
  7. grassmanvt

    grassmanvt LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 906

    I really like the .095 shakespeare from walmart, I don't care for their other stuff. I also like the .095 echo stuff but its a bit pricey.
  8. N.H.BOY

    N.H.BOY LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,603

    I never checked, but I'm quessing Home Depot will have good line as well. We dont have Lowes up here in N.H. I'll check Depot out. I get my line from my dealer -bit more money Im wondering now !!
  9. The Grass Amputator

    The Grass Amputator LawnSite Member
    Messages: 46

    I bought a roll, had to be 2,000-3,000 ft., from my dealer. Was a busted roll, so I picked it up for $75.00. Had the kids out in the shop for the last 2 weeks untangling that mess. Good news is that I won't have to buy anymore for a very long time. Don't know the name brand, but it's green, and is square, not round, and is .095.
  10. ken0564

    ken0564 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 141

    titanium from lowe's, .095

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