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#1 Jack ONLINE  

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Posted July 23, 2013 - 01:06 AM

This thing may be common but I have never seen one before. I found it somewhat interesting.
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Posted July 23, 2013 - 01:28 AM

Interesting and expensive


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Posted July 23, 2013 - 04:13 AM

Never seen one either. It's a giant weed wacker with a shield to limit it's reach. Seems to me it would be easy to break that plastic shield unless the whole assembly is able to pivot out of the way. 


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Posted July 23, 2013 - 05:38 AM

Brain I do believe it pivots with the spring & chain set-up in the one pictures . I think it seems like a nice rig but wonder how  the plastic strings wear in really world use ?


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Posted July 23, 2013 - 06:18 AM

First I've seen but very interesting . Swishers are expensive

 

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Posted July 23, 2013 - 06:47 AM

I guess if you were trimming around a bunch of posts like a big pasture or if you were doing older trees like an orchard... Hmmm. Interesting.
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Posted July 23, 2013 - 07:28 AM

Tractorgarden had one of those.One of those things that looked like it would work better than what it did.

 

He either sold it or traded it in for one of these: http://www.youtube.c...j6HaAieEU?rel=0 ,I don,t remember which.


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Posted July 23, 2013 - 07:45 AM

I believe that the cutters are metal, not string. And yes the whole rear arm swings so that when it comes up to a post it just rides around it and then swings back under the fence. Popular with the "4-board fence" crowd.


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Posted July 23, 2013 - 08:15 AM

They are a string trimmer.



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Posted July 23, 2013 - 08:40 AM

good call, they are string... I'm sure that would be very frustrating to use.






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