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string trimmer inside cable

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by larrylaverne, Jun 17, 2010.

  1. larrylaverne

    larrylaverne LawnSite Member
    Messages: 40

    is there a cheapo <$100.00 gas engine string trimmer that uses a solid cable(motor to cutting head) as opposed to a braided cable ?weedeater, sears, etc etc ?
  2. topsites

    topsites LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 21,653

    The simple answer is no.
  3. Turf Dawg

    Turf Dawg LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,719

    Plenty of used ones
  4. GlynnC

    GlynnC LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 913

    I have several used straight shaft, solid drive shaft trimmers--acquired in various ways (all honest--:laugh:) for small dollars. Some require simple fixs--fuel line, primer bulbs, etc. I would now match these "broke in" trimmers up against most new trimmers.

    If you're not able to make your own repairs, used equip is risky!!!!!!

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