The trimmer is an excellent modern device designed for beveling unnecessary grass, and its main advantage is that you can use this technique in places where an ordinary lawn mower will not be able to get because of its massiveness. It is necessary to sort out in more detail what kind of trimmers there are and how to choose the best option for a particular summer cottage.
What is a trimmer?
The basis of this equipment consists of the following elements:
- engine, the main function of which is the rotation of the cutting head at the end of the rod;
- directly the head, consisting of a reel, on which wounds either a fishing line or a knife;
- knives or fishing line rotating at high speed, which are the main cutting part of the device, how to charge the fishing line with a trimmer, it will be a little further.
The electric apparatus is inferior in its power to the petrol one. Therefore it is ideal for working on a standard plot of land that adjoins the house with source of electrical energy. The main positive aspects of such technology are the absence of noise during operation, light weight, ease of operation and, of course, environmental friendliness.
As for gasoline trimmers, such equipment, of course, is more mobile so that it can be safely transported from place to place and get rid of annoying vegetation in any area. Electricity is not needed here, which has a positive effect on the functionality of such a device. cutting attachments can be changed by working with the most diverse weeds.
One of the most common attachments is a fishing line, so you should elaborate on this element.
Types of fishing line for trimmers.
As a rule, the basis of the separation of the fishing line is a different diameter of the samples, which can vary from 1.2 to 4 mm. The most commonly used material is a material with a thickness of 2 mm, but in no case should we forget that the choice should depend primarily on the trimmer model.
Here there is one main rule: the more power the machine has, the thicker the line should be.
This element can also differ in the type of its section. So, it can have a round (suitable for cutting real grass) or square (for mowing soft green cover) shape, sharp edges (tall grass) or be equipped with notches, ideal for grass that is thin in diameter.
Do not forget that with the help of fishing line it is allowed to mow only grass, and for other, more rough vegetation, you must use knives.
It is followed in more detail by the process of how to insert the fishing line into the trimmer correctly. After all, with this procedure, many consumers often have difficulty.
How to fill the line in the trimmer?
Any machine for mowing vegetation necessarily equipped with a coil, which already, in turn, may differ in different models of the filing system (automatic, semi-automatic and manual). It is from this parameter that it is worth starting before deciding how to fill the line with a trimmer.
To fill the line in the trimmer, you must take at least 5 meters of material, which then folds in half. The center of the cutting element should be inserted into a specially designated place, and then with the help of visual cues on the coil, showing the direction, the cutting device should be wound. At the end of all the work, the cover, of course, will have to be screwed.
One of the main rules, when replacing and adjusting the equipment, is that any manipulations with the machine should be carried out only with the engine turned off and the instrument plug disconnected from the mains.
Perhaps these tips will tell you how to fill the line in the trimmer as correctly as possible and, accordingly, give your site a neat and aesthetic appearance. All that is required is to select the necessary cutting material by type correctly and, of course, decide on the category of the trimmer used.