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Shindiawa trimmer

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Phishook, Sep 19, 2003.

  1. Phishook

    Phishook LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,143

    Is there an easy way to fix the starter rope on the trimmers?

    We broke one today. The last time this happened I just bought a new trimmer.:D Not doing that again.
  2. mike9497

    mike9497 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 954

    they sell just the recoil and string yah know. :D
  3. CamLand

    CamLand LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,299

    LOL!!! humor goes a long way:D :laugh:
  4. bob

    bob LawnSite Platinum Member
    from DE
    Messages: 4,260

    Go to your local lawn store and ask them for trimmer line starter rope. It won't cost very much. Ask them for advise on replacing the roe. Once you've done one, its easy after that. Note that backpack starter rope is heavier .
  5. tiedeman

    tiedeman LawnSite Fanatic
    from earth
    Messages: 8,745

    make sure to bring in a sample of the rope too, just in case they match it up wrong
  6. Phishook

    Phishook LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,143

    ya but how much fun is that?

    I just set that one aside and have been taking parts from it ever since. It's down to the engine and handle.

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