What do you prefer?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by RKS757, Mar 21, 2005.

  1. RKS757

    RKS757 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 2

    What do you think is more well handled while you trimming your own lawn or someone elses lawn, a walk behind edger or a gas trimmer? :blob3: :waving: :waving: :waving: :waving: :waving: :blob3:
  2. Go for the Green

    Go for the Green LawnSite Member
    Messages: 60

    Well handled??

    I prefer a stick edger.
  3. MJLsLawnCareNmoreLLC

    MJLsLawnCareNmoreLLC LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 840

    Im not sure what you mean, but I use a wb edger to make the first edge of the season. Once the edge is established I use a stick edger.
  4. SoloMow

    SoloMow LawnSite Member
    Messages: 173

    Last year I used a WB. Good, but not speedy. Now I use a Red Max stick edger and save about 10 minutes per job. Well worth the investment. :cool:
  5. Eho

    Eho LawnSite Member
    Messages: 205

    stick edger
  6. Mark McC

    Mark McC LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,565

    In the mid-Eighties, I mowed lawns for a while in Clearwater, Fla. The curbs there were these gently sloped things and you could easily use a walk-behind edger. Had one of those Tanaka two-cycle edgers. It was great.

    Here, the curbs rise straight up about three to four inches and a walk-behind edger is the most useless thing in the world. I use a stick edger. I've tried using a string trimmer to edge just for jollies. Cannot imagine why anyone would do it for more than ten seconds.

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