Alternative to Weed Whacker?

greatstatesMay 22, 2010

I'm transitioning to all-manual lawn care tools, and I love my old reel mower and the sling blade I use to manage high grass. Is there any manual tool I can use for trimming/edging?

Thanks!

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roadbike

Shears or a good old fashioned push armstrong style edger on a long handle. Most any lawn supply will have those.

Here's the armstrong:
http://www.amazon.com/Handle-Rotary-Union-Lawn-Edger-43/dp/B00002NCHD/ref=sr_1_5?ie=UTF8&s=hi&qid=1274555682&sr=1-5

    Bookmark   May 22, 2010 at 3:16PM
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rdaystrom

Why not go the whole route and transition to stone-age tools. No metal allowed.

    Bookmark   May 24, 2010 at 12:36AM
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metal(6)

Maybe a goat?

    Bookmark   May 24, 2010 at 11:09AM
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roadbike

You cut a lawn with a sling or kaiser blade? Your lawn sounds more like a heavy underbrush to me. If powered equipment isn't of interest you may want to borrow from the amazonian farmers and simply burn it off.

    Bookmark   May 24, 2010 at 1:28PM
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shaggnasty

I would probably gouge out an eyeball before I would go back to a manual edger.

    Bookmark   May 24, 2010 at 3:14PM
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brandman

Alternative to a Weed Whacker is at:

www.yard-tamer.com

    Bookmark   April 23, 2013 at 4:32AM
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