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Why does my stimmers keep on breaking lines

Discussion in 'In the Garden' started by bobajob100, 19 Jun 2012.

  1. bobajob100

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    Can someone tell me why I can never get a strimmer to run for more than 2 minutes before the line breaks. I have two strimmers the second I bought because I thought the first one was fauilty but both are the same. am I loading the line wrong or what.

    Bob
     
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    I had that problem then i bought a good strimmer
     
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    It all depends on how close you get to obstructions such as walls or stones.
     
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    Only strimmer line thicker than 3mm stands a chance where stones are involved.....the thinner stuff does greenery, nowt else.
    Is your strimmer bump line feed?
    John :)
     
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    One of them is a bump feeder but that only works when it feels like it.
     
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    I only have a 12 foot square garden and only use it for the edges but you can be sure of it breaking the line at least six times. I have even put a heavier line on the reel but no difference. What do you call a good trimmer.
     
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    use 4mm husqavarna whisper line. its great.
     
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    Stihl FSE41 240v Strimmer
     
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