trimmer velke??

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by SJR Lawncare, Aug 31, 2001.

  1. SJR Lawncare

    SJR Lawncare LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 250

    I wish there was such a thing as a trimmer velkie, I am getting to the time of the year when I am sick of string trimming. The walking is really taking a toll on me & tiring me out. Any one else feel this way?

  2. 65hoss

    65hoss LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,360

    Nope, I have a helper for that. :D

    As good as this year has been due to rain, I hope it never ends.
  3. Southern Lawns

    Southern Lawns LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 259

    Same here, He's just getting the hang of things, only took him 7 months. I've got him to the point that he can just about read my mind and go back over an area I think might need a touch up.
    With him on the edger/trimmer and me on the Z it looks like we spent all day on the property. Done in 30 minutes.
  4. Premo Services

    Premo Services LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,516

    SJR Lawncare
    I feel the same way, the trimming is the shortest time on the job, but it is wearing me down, with this heat and humidity. :(
  5. geogunn

    geogunn LawnSite Gold Member
    from TN
    Messages: 3,010

    hoss--isn't you helper soon to go his own way? seems that I have read that post.

  6. 65hoss

    65hoss LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,360

    Nope, he quit me on 4 hours notice right before the 4th of July. This new guy has taken me from then until recently to get him trained. He's what they call us in boot camp a "rock". But he's finally got pretty good and fast.

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