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Trimmer line, what are you guys/gals using?

I stopped in and picked up a new set of Gator blades yesterday. I also happened to be almost out line. The guy sold me on Gator line. Never tried it before so I'm taking his word for it. Anyway, it got me thinking, what are you all using and more importantly why (type of grass, price, works best with your equipment, etc)?

So what say you all?



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Honestly I use what is cheapest. Mostly use .105 dia line since it last longer in the weeds.
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I use the Rhino brand .105 on my Shindaiwa 270. No complaints. You can pick it up mostly anywhere including HD.
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Husqvarna Titanium 105 cuts down tulips and lilies with ease
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An Oregon rep gave me some what I believe is gator line.
It has the small wire thru the center????


Any way that small wire thru the center stuff does not last against a chain link fence. Nothing does but this stuff goes faster.

Other wise I use the RedMax .095 twist line.
The .095 round line sucks!

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An Oregon rep gave me some what I believe is gator line.
It has the small wire thru the center????


Any way that small wire thru the center stuff does not last against a chain link fence. Nothing does but this stuff goes faster.

Other wise I use the RedMax .095 twist line.
The .095 round line sucks!
Ahhhhh crap! I got suckered into a 3lb roll. Yes its round and has a small wire through it.

I Just sent to guys to mow 21k overgrown at 21-27" high. No chain link fence but there is a long wooden fence.

At least if it goes fast, I can switch to different line
I should have posted here first.....



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Hopefully you get good feedback.

Post up what they say about it.

Maybe mine was old and brittle line that was given to me FREE. lol

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I use the Echo line .095. Works well for us. We use it for edging as well and holds up pretty good. Main reason is I can get it at Home Depot if I'm running low and don't have to worry about stopping at the dealer during their hours. I can hit Home Depot before 7 am on my way to the first lawn or until 9 pm on my way home.
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I believe the center "wire" is Kevlar. I like it so far. It is lighter so I can spin a longer string faster when I am cutting large areas with it.
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