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#926595 - 11/10/17 09:01 AM Re: String trimmer question [Re: CabinConnection]
notnew2diy Offline
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 08/18/06
Posts: 4703
Loc: harvard, il.
Originally Posted By CabinConnection
Originally Posted By notnew2diy
Take the string head off. Put it on a shelf.
Buy a grass gator replacement head for your machine.
Buy a package of replacement blades while your there.
I just picked this site as an example... Grass gator at Lowes

HTH...have fun...notnew...


The OP has a curved shaft trimmer...


Makes no difference.
I ran them on a cheapie homeowners Ryobi curved shaft back in the day.
Grass gator make 2 types of blades....1 with a metal serrated edge, 1 w/a plastic edge.
Buy the plastic edge.

1 thing I did learn, cuz the blades last longer than string,
you need to check the oil/lube for the shaft head more often.

HTH...have fun...notnew...
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#927840 - 11/30/17 06:19 PM Re: String trimmer question [Re: testrun66]
kodak_jack Offline
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 08/24/03
Posts: 4741
Loc: Rochester,NY
I got sick of the usual line feed headache. I bought this one and never looked back. Buy a roll of line and cut straight 18" lengths. Put them into a carpenter's apron so you can change them when they get too short. Pull the old one out and push the new one in. I HATE wound spools!!!!!!!!

https://www.lowes.com/pd/TrimmerPlus-As720-Straight-Shaft-Attachment/50119881

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