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What would be the best head for this machine and grass?

I have 17 small water pump sites that are cut once a month.

What is the most effective and efficient head for this job ?

Regards

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2 hours ago, Pinkfoot said:

What would be the best head for this machine and grass?

I have 17 small water pump sites that are cut once a month.

What is the most effective and efficient head for this job ?

Regards

Opinion will be divided on this one ! I like the Oregon Jet Fit heads with 3.00mm or 4.00mm square line made by Diamond extrusion .  Some people prefer thinner line with a bump feed head . IMG_20170619_180545.thumb.jpg.4942d30d76d3ea11e6758396e43aece2.jpgIMG_20170619_180519.thumb.jpg.57dda9c4781eede7c7dcc1ea9a2a1356.jpg

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On grass, Oregon jet-fit and 3mm flexiblade line takes some beating imho. Just use two pieces in a 4 way head keeps the line speed up

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11 minutes ago, Commando said:

On grass, Oregon jet-fit and 3mm flexiblade line takes some beating imho. Just use two pieces in a 4 way head keeps the line speed upemoji106.png

Someone who does the same as me ! Also soak the line in a bucket of water . nylon is hygroscopic and absorbs water making it less brittle .

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1 hour ago, Stubby said:

Someone who does the same as me ! Also soak the line in a bucket of water . nylon is hygroscopic and absorbs water making it less brittle .

Cheers older chap .

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1 hour ago, Commando said:

As advised by #Stubby many years ago😄

Old codgers know the dodges

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Stubby.

You haven't got the plastic cone on.

Is this legal 'cause you might die?

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27 minutes ago, Pinkfoot said:

Stubby.

You haven't got the plastic cone on.

Is this legal 'cause you might die?

The plastic cone pissadears after a short time . Not worth bothering with . Its a 4 way head but with only  2 lines in the lower slots . using a 4 way head keeps the nut under flush so you don't dig in .

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Stihl Autocut 46-2 tap-n-go head. 

 

There is no argument here. Get a tap-n-go head. You won't have to stop to change the cord. You won't have to cut the cord. Your cord will always be exactly the right length, or nearly so.

 

 

 

 

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