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Trimmer line

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by columbiaplower, May 20, 2000.

  1. columbiaplower

    columbiaplower LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 462

    what size do you use? i have .90 in two of my trimmers and .105 in the other two.
     
  2. Eric ELM

    Eric ELM Husband, Father, Friend, Angel
    Messages: 4,830

    We use .095 Echo string in ours. It's made locally.<p>----------<br>&lt;a href=&quot;http://pages.prodigy.net/eric.erickson/&quot;&gt;Eric@ELM&lt;/a&gt;<br>
     
  3. Getmow

    Getmow LawnSite Senior Member
    from VA
    Messages: 445

    095 square line in the 2601's and 105 square in the 3100.
     
  4. geogunn

    geogunn LawnSite Gold Member
    from TN
    Messages: 3,010

    the ole homelite st-275 uses .095. I like weed terminator trim line. available at your local home depot, of course.<p>eric--please tell us about your string that's made locally.<p>GEU
     
  5. lawnnut

    lawnnut LawnSite Member
    Messages: 87

    105 in our Red Max<br>It will take down anything<br>
     
  6. mountain

    mountain LawnSite Member
    Messages: 65

    .080 hard to find though have to special order
     
  7. Eric ELM

    Eric ELM Husband, Father, Friend, Angel
    Messages: 4,830

    Geogunn, you asked for more information. We use Echo .095 Cross Fire line that is has an address of Lake Zurich, Il. It is in the shape in a + formation and each of the 4 sides are wide enough so each 4 sides have 2 sharp edges, for a total of 8 cutting edges. It is sharp enough so that when we string a trimmer spool, we wear leather cloves when winding it on the spool. We have used it for around 8 years and like it a lot. The Part Number is 314095053. We buy it in a 3 lb. spool.<p>----------<br>&lt;a href=&quot;http://pages.prodigy.net/eric.erickson/&quot;&gt;Eric@ELM&lt;/a&gt;<br>
     
  8. geogunn

    geogunn LawnSite Gold Member
    from TN
    Messages: 3,010

    thanks eric! it's also available at your local home depot!<p>GEO
     
  9. dfor

    dfor LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 828

    I also use Echo trimmer line. I get it at Home Depot. I like the .80 on a Shindaiwa T-230. I tried .95 and thought it bogged down too much. <br>
     

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