Trimming Techniques

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Lawnshark, Apr 4, 2001.

  1. Lawnshark

    Lawnshark LawnSite Member
    Messages: 70

    Do you have any tips on how to keep trimmer clippings out of the mulch beds when trimming and edging around them? I could really use the help.
  2. Esby

    Esby LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 662

    When trimming around beds, pull the trimmer along so the direction of the head spins such that it cuts the grass and throws it away from the bed, I believe you should be trimming from left to right, thats with an echo anyways. they spin clockwise.
  3. AltaLawnCare

    AltaLawnCare LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 962

    Left to right, and get used to holding the throttle handle in your left hand with your right holding the "shaft" handle.

    also check this out.

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