Manual Edging Sidwalks/Driveways

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Manual Edging Sidwalks/Driveways

Post by cglarsen » Mon Feb 11, 2019 3:10 pm

Anyone use this type of edger? I have about 350 linear feet to maintain and wondering if it goes pretty quick once a good line is established. I am not getting the results I want using my Stihl string trimmer but trying to avoid another motor to maintain.

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Re: Manual Edging Sidwalks/Driveways

Post by SCGrassMan » Mon Feb 11, 2019 7:40 pm

Get a Kombi unit from Stihl. There is no replacement for a blade edger, especially 350 feet worth!

You don’t whack weeds with an edger, and you don’t edge with a weed whacker!
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Re: Manual Edging Sidwalks/Driveways

Post by Greendoc » Mon Feb 11, 2019 8:23 pm

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Re: Manual Edging Sidwalks/Driveways

Post by Shindoman » Tue Feb 12, 2019 9:32 am

Those old school edgers do work but they can be difficult, especially at first until you get a groove worked in. I have a Power Trim Lawn edger and it works fantastic along sidewalks and even against the garden beds.



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Re: Manual Edging Sidwalks/Driveways

Post by cglarsen » Tue Feb 12, 2019 9:22 pm

Shindoman wrote:
Tue Feb 12, 2019 9:32 am
Those old school edgers do work but they can be difficult, especially at first until you get a groove worked in. I have a Power Trim Lawn edger and it works fantastic along sidewalks and even against the garden beds.



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Re: Manual Edging Sidwalks/Driveways

Post by cglarsen » Tue Feb 12, 2019 9:25 pm

SCGrassMan wrote:
Mon Feb 11, 2019 7:40 pm
Get a Kombi unit from Stihl. There is no replacement for a blade edger, especially 350 feet worth!

You don’t whack weeds with an edger, and you don’t edge with a weed whacker!
My FS85 is old but if when I do replace that Kombi system is a good option.

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Post by Shindoman » Tue Feb 12, 2019 10:05 pm


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Re: Manual Edging Sidwalks/Driveways

Post by SCGrassMan » Wed Feb 13, 2019 4:55 pm

Don’t buy used Stihl is my advice. I would never get rid of one of my units that functions well. Just suck it up and buy new lol
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Re: Manual Edging Sidwalks/Driveways

Post by 95mmrenegade » Wed Feb 13, 2019 9:32 pm

Landscaping blade does extremely nice on the edging.

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