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Tips on Choosing a Weed Trimmer

Use this advice from DIY experts to choose the best weed trimmer for your lawn.

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different attachments make trimmers versatile
Photo 1 of 3Different attachments enable these trimmers to do a number of jobs around the yard.

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Gas-powered trimmers -- These trimmers have powerful motors and are efficient cutters. Different attachments for different applications, such as edging and cultivating, make these trimmers versatile tools. Each attachment has a handle for hanging when not in use, and the trimmer attachment has a blade inside to cut the string it if gets too long. When first using the trimmer, keep the string long so you get the longest cutting path available.

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