A Weed eater is also recognized as alien labs carts whackers or string trimmers, which are also popular garden care items. It is usually utilized as a type of edger’s or hedge trimmers that helps maintain the grass being trimmed in sidewalks. This also keeps the grass in the yard trimmed and free of weeds.
Most of the weed eaters have a long streak of string at a single end, with the handle at the other end. The spinning string of these weed eaters are responsible for cutting grass.
Weeds eaters do not require much maintenance. It should just be kept clean all the time to make it last longer. Basic weed eaters have air filters, edger blades, electrical parts, fuel filters, starter parts, throttle control, and trimmer line.
Weeds eaters are powered by gasoline. They have a big advantage because it is powerful. It is ideal for cutting down thick grasses or clearing away vines. Most of the Stihl brands of weed eaters available in the market are powered by gas.
Weeds eaters can be electric or battery powered. They can also be powered by gas or a mixture of gas and oil. Electric weed eaters are a nice option because it is easy to start. Just plug it in. The only problem is procuring a long extension cord if you have a big backyard.
Most electric-powered weed eaters are lightweight and easy to use. The 12-inch cutting path eater also offers precise maneuverability, especially for use in shrubs and plants. It is also great for cutting grass for small yards, townhouses and condos. This weed eater also offers adjustable handles, a comfortable ergonomic design and an extension cord retainer.
The 16 inch 31 cc gas powered weed eater offers dual cut blades for cutting thick grass and big grass. It is ideal for trimming around long stretches or around the water. The cushioned handle offers optimal control and comfort for your hand.
When you are choosing your weed eater blades, you have a choice between plastic blades or a nylon cord. Both of these weed eater blades are effective and fairly inexpensive. The plastic blades can be break easily, particularly if it is ground up against the driveway. The problem with nylon cords is that you need frequent replacement during each usage.
Generally, weed eaters with high power can get a job done more efficiently and quickly. But you don’t need the most advanced model, especially if you are budgeted and have a small backyard only.