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Star edger blades...question

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Big C, Apr 26, 2008.

  1. Big C

    Big C LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,642

    What is the advantage (if any) of having the star edger blade verses the regular ones?

    MOW PRO LAWN SERVICE LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,568

    To me itz the price they are higher...
  3. Lbilawncare

    Lbilawncare LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,119

    They get used up just like regular rectangular blades, don't go around corners as well and cost a lot more. And why do some edger blades come sharpened ? The more square the surface is the better job it is going to do.
  4. Happy Frog

    Happy Frog LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,224

    I bought a few star blades to try and I can say that they work better than regular blades. I can go faster and have a better edge. They last more than twice as long as the regular ones too.
    The down side is that they require more power to run.
    I will buy more of them.
  5. carcrz

    carcrz LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,085

    They work better in tall growth. I think it's because they clean the path out faster as you go.
  6. Happy Frog

    Happy Frog LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,224

    They make it easier to follow a curb as well. I can run while edging and still get a perfect edge.
  7. grass_cuttin_fool

    grass_cuttin_fool LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,526

    I know I use them also....seem to last alot longer and do a better job....maybe its just my mind playing games with me but Im still using them after 5 years


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