trimmer! not weed eater.

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by ashgrove landscaping, Apr 19, 2011.

  1. watsmi57

    watsmi57 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 327

    lol me too

    what about calling it a whip? still trying to adjust to that one lol must be some of that northern talk
  2. jsslawncare

    jsslawncare LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,673

    In Ga we drink coke too.
  3. doublesharp

    doublesharp LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 366

    I use a string trimmer when I'm not using my Whipper Clipper.

  4. Fleur De Lawn

    Fleur De Lawn LawnSite Member
    Messages: 197

    I can't tell you how many customers I have lost because I said weed eater instead of trimmer. They rolled there eyes at me and said really? Now thats just not professional:nono:. I'll go with another co.:rolleyes:
  5. ed2hess

    ed2hess LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,586

    Trimmers are a device used for cutting hair down south.

    THEGOLDPRO LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,222

    These are weed eaters.
    And this.
    As well as this.
  7. doyles

    doyles LawnSite Member
    Messages: 133

    for customers i call it a string trimmer but around the dealer i call it a wip
  8. Mickhippy

    Mickhippy LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,275

    Hey Tony, been a rubbish year for me with the weather. Im VERY over it!
    I saw you thinking of getting back into the game!

    WHY? :dizzy:

    Send me an email or PM me yours.
  9. Clark Griswold

    Clark Griswold LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 554

    Only a unprofessional lawnboy would use the term weedwacker or weedeater!

    MOHUSTLER LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,376

    I think this totaly depends on what part of the country you are from and your age. Id put money on everyone over 50 who grew up in the "weedeater" area still calls them weed eaters. The younger generation calls them trimmers.

    I guess ive herd it both ways so much that I dont even redjuster when someone calls it a weedeater. Its just what it is.

    People over 40 and under 40 have 2 totaly different meanings for the word Thongs!!

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