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Alternative to Weed Whacker?

Posted by greatstates AR (My Page) on
Sat, May 22, 10 at 11:43

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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RE: Alternative to Weed Whacker?

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


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RE: Alternative to Weed Whacker?

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


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RE: Alternative to Weed Whacker?

Maybe a goat?


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RE: Alternative to Weed Whacker?

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.


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RE: Alternative to Weed Whacker?

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


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RE: Alternative to Weed Whacker?

Alternative to a Weed Whacker is at:

www.yard-tamer.com


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