Stihl Edger Blades

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by blake101, Mar 27, 2012.

  1. blake101

    blake101 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 581

    Where is everyone getting there edger blades? Have been getting mine from the stihl dealer, but is there a better place? Has anyone tried E-bay, are they any good?
  2. knox gsl

    knox gsl LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,250

    Check at one of the vendors that advertise on this site, they should all be cheaper than going to a dealer.
  3. All_Toro_4ME

    All_Toro_4ME LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,578

    Buy them in bulk, boxes of 50 at a time. Generally costs around $0.88/blade. Plenty of sponsors on this site and other sites as well that offer them.
  4. 1whitetail

    1whitetail LawnSite Member
    from florida
    Messages: 149

    I buy the four pointed star blades, they cost a little more but last a whole lot longer.
  5. ReddensLawnCare

    ReddensLawnCare LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,651

    I might look into those. I just bought 20 from John Deere so I am set for a couple of months. How much use would you say you get out of them. Hours, feet, weeks, ect. whichever you can answer with most effectively.
  6. specialtylc

    specialtylc LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,656

    J-Thomas or Allied Leisure.
  7. lawns Etc

    lawns Etc LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,277 They are the best Ive dealt with an blades belts and trimmer line
  8. jsf343

    jsf343 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,786

    I didn't know they offer them for stihl. I know they have them for sidewalk edgers you push (like mclane).

    where do you get them?
  9. blake101

    blake101 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 581

    My dealer is getting 2.65 per blade, ouch....Gotta look else where...
  10. 1whitetail

    1whitetail LawnSite Member
    from florida
    Messages: 149

    The best that I could put it is that they last 3 times longer maybe even longer and cut cleaner, more effortless, and quicker. In my opinion it is worth the change. They end up costing less since they last longer. The first time I used one I couldn't believe how I had gone without them for so long. The advantage is more noticeable with saint augustine grass.
    Last edited: Mar 28, 2012

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