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Recommendations for a Cordless Grass Strimmer
« on: 10 July 2019, 10:31:53 »

I've got a Flymo battery operated, but the cord keeps jamming every couple of feet.

Looking to replace it, petrol powered are too heavy for me to handle.
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Re: Recommendations for a Cordless Grass Strimmer
« Reply #1 on: 10 July 2019, 10:41:26 »

Buy a sheep. Serves two purpose, once the grass is done,lunch is ready. ;D
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Re: Recommendations for a Cordless Grass Strimmer
« Reply #2 on: 10 July 2019, 10:47:25 »

Buy a sheep. Serves two purpose, once the grass is done,lunch is ready. ;D

Had several, but we kept eating them ::)
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Re: Recommendations for a Cordless Grass Strimmer
« Reply #3 on: 10 July 2019, 10:55:31 »

Buy a sheep. Serves two purpose, once the grass is done,lunch is ready. ;D

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Re: Recommendations for a Cordless Grass Strimmer
« Reply #4 on: 10 July 2019, 12:20:38 »

I've got a Flymo battery operated, but the cord keeps jamming every couple of feet.

Looking to replace it, petrol powered are too heavy for me to handle.

I have the WORX 20volt Lithium - great little unit - depends on size of job of course but very happy with it
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Re: Recommendations for a Cordless Grass Strimmer
« Reply #5 on: 10 July 2019, 12:36:15 »

I have a petrol strimmer but it is not really fit for purpose because......

1......It is a proper bitch to start.
2......It comes with 'pain in the arse' strapping system to hold it in place against my body.

How about good old-fashioned hand shears?
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Re: Recommendations for a Cordless Grass Strimmer
« Reply #6 on: 10 July 2019, 12:50:39 »

I have a petrol strimmer but it is not really fit for purpose because......

1......It is a proper bitch to start.
2......It comes with 'pain in the arse' strapping system to hold it in place against my body.

How about good old-fashioned hand shears?
You can't beat a good hand job  :D
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Re: Recommendations for a Cordless Grass Strimmer
« Reply #7 on: 10 July 2019, 12:53:27 »

Buy a sheep. Serves two purpose, once the grass is done,lunch is ready. ;D


how do you stop them eating all of the mint?
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Re: Recommendations for a Cordless Grass Strimmer
« Reply #8 on: 10 July 2019, 12:53:34 »

I've got a Flymo battery operated, but the cord keeps jamming every couple of feet.

Looking to replace it, petrol powered are too heavy for me to handle.

Have you tried unwinding it rewinding looser?
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Re: Recommendations for a Cordless Grass Strimmer
« Reply #9 on: 11 July 2019, 07:07:33 »

I've got a Flymo battery operated, but the cord keeps jamming every couple of feet.

Looking to replace it, petrol powered are too heavy for me to handle.

Have you tried unwinding it rewinding looser?

Yup.
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Re: Recommendations for a Cordless Grass Strimmer
« Reply #10 on: 11 July 2019, 07:10:04 »

I've got a Flymo battery operated, but the cord keeps jamming every couple of feet.

Looking to replace it, petrol powered are too heavy for me to handle.

I have the WORX 20volt Lithium - great little unit - depends on size of job of course but very happy with it

I've been looking at that, thanks for the info.
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Re: Recommendations for a Cordless Grass Strimmer
« Reply #11 on: 11 July 2019, 09:19:44 »

Coincidentally I bought a Hilka cordless strimmer yesterday for 39.99.  :)

It'll get it's maiden outing on a fairly overgrown patch of land later so I'll let you know how it copes.  :y
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Re: Recommendations for a Cordless Grass Strimmer
« Reply #12 on: 11 July 2019, 09:52:25 »

Coincidentally I bought a Hilka cordless strimmer yesterday for 39.99.  :)

It'll get it's maiden outing on a fairly overgrown patch of land later so I'll let you know how it copes.  :y

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Re: Recommendations for a Cordless Grass Strimmer
« Reply #13 on: 11 July 2019, 10:26:13 »

Just replace the spool if its jamming.

The first cordless I had - Wank and Decker - was superb. Auto spool never failed, batteries were good for 3 years etc.  But I left it in the garage.  The replacements since have all been utter wank  TBH.  Now back on another wank and decker, but its already playing up.
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Re: Recommendations for a Cordless Grass Strimmer
« Reply #14 on: 11 July 2019, 11:42:38 »

Just replace the spool if its jamming.

The first cordless I had - Wank and Decker - was superb. Auto spool never failed, batteries were good for 3 years etc.  But I left it in the garage.  The replacements since have all been utter wank  TBH.  Now back on another wank and decker, but its already playing up.

Beat me to it, just ordered a new spool ;)
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