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TUHIMO Buwico Grass Trimmer Line, 3.0mm*41m Nylon Steel-Wire Core Brush Cutter Line Heavy Duty Strimmer String for Over Grown Grass and Weeds

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If the strimmer has a ‘male’ bolt end, there will be a bolt shaft on the end of the strimmer with exposed threads (the threads will be on the outside of the bolt shaft). Compatible heads will screw onto the bolt shaft without requiring an additional bolt. That’s right, you will also find blade strimmers on the market. Although they don’t have the same popularity as line or cordless string strimmers, they have a number of benefits. Firstly, compared to plastic lines, blades are much tougher and therefore more durable. If you’ve used a line strimmer, you’ll know that the plastic can break, and this leads to constantly feeding new lines through. With blades, this simply isn’t a problem. This is a lightweight and powerful cordless strimmer with a telescopic shaft. Even with the large 4.0 Ah battery installed, it weighs just 3 kg, which earns it a BBC Gardeners’ World Magazine Best Buy for large areas.

So if you’re thinking about trying this, make sure you read this post first! The Risks of Using Metal Wire in Your String Trimmer One of these accessories is the line, and the other is the strimmer head. Although the head that comes with your strimmer will likely be sufficient to begin with, there may come a time when you need to use a different one, or it simply needs replacing. Some brushcutters have interchangeable blades and wires. Use blades for longer grass, shrubs and weeds, or change to a line when trimming shorter grass and around delicate areas. Cutting width A metal wire spinning around at fast speeds on the other hand will cut into any wooden and softer objects it comes up against, marking or even destroying them. Benefits of Using Heavy-Duty Plastic LineSome users make the mistake of swapping their string with metal wire, assuming that it can handle challenging jobs better than regular trimmer lines. However, this is a very dangerous thing to do, particularly if it goes against the manufacturer’s guidelines for your machine.

Metal wire is much heavier than the recommended plastic trimmer lines, and so can cause excessive wear and tear on the motor, which ultimately decreases the lifespan of the machine. String trimmers in general can be really dangerous if not handled properly. They can even cut through your skin with their normal nylon lines (I wrote about this in more detail here) so you can probably imagine what they are capable of with a metal wire. Damage to the Trimmer The head itself is compatible with the majority of straight-shafted strimmers, although it may not fit on some non-petrol models. Due to the head’s size and design, it does require a lot of power and is therefore best used with a petrol strimmer anyway (at least 25 cc).Some strimmer heads are compatible with both round and square line, whilst others are specific to one type. The following information will help you stay up to date with the different types of strimmer head available, why you might want to use them, and how to choose the best strimmer head for your garden/strimmer. Square Line – Square line is one of the most durable types of trimmer string, perfect for handling the most demanding trimming jobs. It’s incredibly resistant to wear and tear and can cut untidy areas with ease. It comes pre-loaded with 5 m of 2.5 mm diameter line and is easy to attach to the strimmer without needing to undo the entire head. The head screws on easily and can be fitted in minutes.

With the adjustable handle and belt, this aids balance. While some products feel clunky and walking around the garden becomes a chore, Bosch has considered the end user, and this is clear to see. Even when I was using the strimmer for long periods, I didn’t have an issue with the weight or balance. Whether you’re short, tall, old, or young, you should find that these adjustable features allow for comfort when using the tool. These tools are made to go right up to the boundaries of your yard, with the more flexible plastic string not causing any issues to any hard objects it comes up against. Electric corded strimmers. Corded strimmers use a power cable connected to mains electricity. Depending on the length of the cable, these strimmers are more suitable for smaller gardens, but you can expand their reach with an extension lead. They’re also more dangerous than cordless strimmers because you run the risk of accidentally cutting the cable. Interestingly, our second recommendation uses both a line and a blade. How does this work? Well, there’s an interchangeable head. For those who want the benefits of both, this is the perfect solution. Let’s say you have a large garden with all sorts of gardening challenges, this Bosch strimmer is adaptable and will help with them all. Without even removing the guard, you can switch between blade and line depending on the task at hand. I found the process really easy to do and I expect most other people will too.Straps and safety harnesses. A shoulder strap or safety harness is an excellent bonus feature. It takes some of the weight of the tool, making it more comfortable to use, and also helps balance it, for better manoeuvrability and a more precise cut.

Plus, there is some sort of argument about having a head full of metal having more rotational mass, thus possibly causing clutch issues down the road from overworking, esp when used on a smaller trimmer that is much more suitable for every day trimming, as opposed to a larger one that has the ability to use blades (which kills you when used for normal trimming every day..). The blade cutting system is more common on higher-specification grass trimmers and on brushcutters. These blades rotate at high speed and are easy to change. They’re also less hands-on than line cutting systems and tend to be more durable. One of the most significant hazards of using wire in your string trimmer is the risk of physical injuries to the user. Compared to string trimmer lines, steel wires are more rigid and prone to breakage, making them more likely to fling debris out in all directions. Naturally, if you buy the wrong type, you won’t be able to fit the head onto your strimmer. Most petrol strimmers have a ‘male’ bolt end, but this isn’t always the case.When choosing your grass trimmer or brushcutter, look out for these technical specifications. Cutting systems Next up, we have a brilliant effort from VonHaus and one of the reasons we like it so much is because it fits into their fantastic garden tool range. Just as we saw with Terratek, one battery fits several products including the hedge trimmer. Rather than having batteries clogging up the shed, you only need one. While talking about the battery, we should note that it takes just one hour to charge the trimmer. For those living in residential areas, the low vibration and noise makes it ideal.

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