weed eater heads

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by ALAN'S LAWN CARE, Apr 23, 2006.


    ALAN'S LAWN CARE LawnSite Member
    from IOWA
    Messages: 37

    what kind of heads do you run on your trimmers?im looking for one that runs 3 to 4 strips about 6" long does anyone use these?? im looking for a new head for my trimmer i have a weed boss straight shaft thanks
  2. mcwlandscaping

    mcwlandscaping LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,163

    stock one that came on my stihl. i dont' remember the model # on it, but it works out for me, tap head, dual string, no complaints
  3. redoak77

    redoak77 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 291

    Your best bet would be to go with Shindiwa speed feed. It saves us so much time. Takes about 1 minute to load. Really easy. You dont have to take anything off. I love it and you can use it on most brands.
  4. mike lane lawn care

    mike lane lawn care LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,707

    get a bump head, thats what i'm getting. i now have the echo's rapid load system that takes the 8" strips, they wear down in a just a few min.
  5. lawnprosteveo

    lawnprosteveo LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Tulsa
    Messages: 1,930

    I just switched to the speed feed head for my shindaiwa's..they are great!

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