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  #2163620 19-Jan-2019 11:15
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i don't understand why there's a showerhead in the specs page?





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  #2163632 19-Jan-2019 11:31
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The shower is for washing the blood off to see how bad the injury is.

Whenever I see professionals weedwacking they always seem to be using a fairly standard bump feed head with nylon line (even if it's just to get maximum radius cut). I've never seen them using any of the Heath Robinson replacement types.



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  #2163636 19-Jan-2019 11:42
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Oh wow... I reeeealllly want to see one of them in action.....


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  #2163760 19-Jan-2019 16:38
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Stihl make metal disc blades for strimmers if you want a safe, tested version!






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  #2163775 19-Jan-2019 17:07
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There are many ok blades but you need to clean up all the hard rubbish hidden in the long grass when it's short. The various chain and swinging versions attempt to deal with immovable stuff.

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  #2163807 19-Jan-2019 19:46
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Looks like a prop from Mad Max.




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  #2163816 19-Jan-2019 20:15
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The chain-saw heads for weed-eaters are pretty standard stuff, commercially, and excellent for cutting through thick gorse and foliage.


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  #2163839 19-Jan-2019 21:07
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Tracer:

 

Only slightly worse injuries than https://www.aliexpress.com/item/ALLSOME-4-Inch-Grinder-Disc-and-Chain-22-Tooth-Fine-Cut-Chain-Set-For-100-115/32919375015.html 

 

 

Those are pretty common for people doing woodcarving. Not sure I would trust the blade on a random one to stay attached but there are legit versions of it available. Perhaps its like dado blades where theyre deemed too dangerous to be sold outside the USA tho?





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  #2163893 19-Jan-2019 23:06
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Haha they look bloody awesome , I want to buy the tool's just to be able to use these.





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  #2164536 21-Jan-2019 08:38
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  #2164537 21-Jan-2019 08:44
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Oh no, The darwin award weed eater head. 


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  #2164549 21-Jan-2019 09:20
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chevrolux:

 

Oh wow... I reeeealllly want to see one of them in action.....

 

 

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCe_vXdMrHHseZ_esYUskSBw

 

This guy tested the weedwacker version & compared it to other cutting blades
It wasnt as silly as it looked .

 

On an angle grinder , I wouldnt :-)
Although a normal angle grinder cutting/grinding wheel can cut in flesh easily (from experience)

 

Weedwacker heads , to heavy a load and it just slows down too much overlading the wee engine. That one in the 1st post would need one hellva powered device .

 

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  #2164594 21-Jan-2019 10:25
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Chain flail type trimmer heads have been banned in Europe after part of one broke off and killed a child.

http://www.hse.gov.uk/safetybulletins/brush-cutters.htm

Even when fitted brushcutter guards only protect the user and can't stop things flying off in any other direction.

Lawnmowers completely surround the blade and look safe but I've had a large stone fired through the top of the catcher past my head. The catcher did have a metal shield on the inside of the catcher but it wasn't big enough.



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  #2164605 21-Jan-2019 10:32
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A shameless plug for an NZ product:

 

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