Yes, do find the trimmer satisfying to use, especially this version of it as the previous version with sickle cutters was very high maintenance and did not do a great job on the sides of the hedge. I have had a number of people ask if it can be raised and lowered for different heights. I certainly have thought about that, but I think I would have to incorporate hydraulics to do it. So, as it stands it cuts my hedge the way I want the hedge to look and that is fine for now.
Paul Jones (09-30-2015)
That's one incredible, Rube Goldberg-type device! Your Hedge Trimmer is the 'Tool of the Week'!
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That machine is ingenious without a doubt. Boy oh boy to add a hydraulic system to adjust height and side pitch would be outstanding but as it sits its completely awesome. As seen on that video it takes a very time consuming, tideous and back breaking chore and turns it into a quick Sunday afternoon cruise down the lane.
I have not, and never will, join Facebook so that may be the problem. I doubt that I'm alone in that respect.[/QUOTE]
Well, there's at least two of us. I am in total agreement. The opinion is based on comments of users, and rather over simplified due to lack of interest. Those users aren't all that content, many restrict potential contacts, or wind up bailing out completely.
The idea that commercial enterprises, branches of the military, cosmetics, and so on shill BS on the 'dime' of not necessarily interested parties confounds me. Sure, the originators rake in profits, but so what. I see 'apps' the same way; where something like a customer thinks a service is being performed on their behalf...but they are just substitutes and uncompensated for performing tasks that a letter or phone call used to do. Anyone tried one of those techniques lately?
...we'll learn more by wandering than searching...
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Beautiful. Terrific in conceptualization and execution. You made a fine observation regarding the coarser blades cutting better. Consider the hedger topper used in citrus groves displayed here just a few days ago. The blades are about 1/4 tpi. The living bush is very pliable across the branches. They'll ride a closer tpi such as the plywood blade as opposed to being chopped by the coarser blade.
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