Grass trimmer trimmer attachment for grass (boom Ø28 mm)
Grass trimmer is a device that runs on electricity or gasoline. The working part of the device. the nozzles, which change depending on the purpose. This equipment saves gardeners’ time and energy and is distinguished by its high efficiency.
What it looks like
Grass trimmer attachments are divided into two types:
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- Disc. Working part. two pairs of cutting discs.
- Toothed. The working part consists of cutters that are arranged in series on a shaft.
The tool choice depends on the type of soil. Disk discs are used mainly on heavy soils. They are distinguished by stiffness and durability. Toothed tools work on light, unconsolidated soils. They are much lighter in weight than disc.
Principle of operation
The principle of the grass trimmer with a weeding attachment is. The transmission of torque from the engine to the hitch is made by the shaft, combined in the boom. The blades penetrate the soil and pull weeds with the root system out of the ground. The weeds themselves remain on the surface.
Important! The main operating principle of a weeding head: it does not cut vegetation, but pulls it together with the root system.
Pluses and minuses of the method
Weeding a vegetable garden trimmer, and the more so the area on which the potatoes grows has its own characteristics and peculiarities. The most important thing is to choose the right tool for the job. Choose powerful four-stroke engines as the working engine. Such brushcutters have lower gasoline consumption and higher productivity compared to two-stroke. For two-stroke engines brushcutter recommendations are to choose a greater engine power, the more powerful the engine, the more effective work.
Weeding potatoes, as opposed to making hay or mowing the lawn is a more labor-intensive process, so you need to be prepared for the fact that after work will hurt not only your back, but also your arms and legs. The thing is that during work, you’ll have to keep the head on weight, not allowing the tines to sink completely into the ground. In addition, it is necessary to move the unit on the surface to the right and left, which also requires a considerable expenditure of effort.
But from the economic point of view, such weeding of potatoes will be much more effective than manual. in a season with a cultivator you can treat much more area than your hands. In this case, the second processing will be required after a longer period of time.
Alas, there is a disadvantage. This is a high consumption of gasoline. In normal mode, the gasoline consumption is usually 0.44. 0.92 liters of fuel mixture per 1 hour of machine operation, depending on the design and type of engine. With the installed device, this figure increases by about 35-40%. So you have to choose between saving time and quality of work or saving money.
Cultivator attachment in action
Review of the brushcutter cultivator, pros and cons
A review of. Cultivator, brushcutter attachments, advantages and disadvantages of the cultivator. Here’s a link to a video on how to fix and repair this cultivator. youtu.be/URuTNecYV_E This video is not any anti-advertising, I just expressed my opinion on this cultivator.
Bad design is not reliable. There are more reliable ones on sale.
Thanks for the honesty and advice review
A mower with such a load will quickly die.
I bought such a thing in the greenhouse to grind all the clods, for a large cultivator there is not stuffed, but for the greenhouse is fine
I think this device is unfinished, maybe it just prevents the soil from drying out all the time. You’re right, it’s for small areas, but if you ask me, it’s quieter, faster and less expensive
Thanks for the revelation. Plot 3 hectares of garden (sodded on a slope) and some vegetable garden. Before planting a garden I used to work with a Huter 7.5 и 9.0. All excellent, in 4 years by 7.5 I only changed the oil seals on the tiller shaft and changed oil regularly over the years. Then I had to weed and weed the rows between the bushes in the vegetable garden. And I had the misfortune to buy a power tiller Huter 1.8. This is something. Convenience only for cross-bedding beds of potatoes, for the rest. Bullshit, my hands fall off and the beds look like they’ve been bombed. Then I bought a heavier Samsung motorhoe, with two support wheels. Tried it this way and that way to adapt to it. Abandoned, both are in the garage in the village. I realized one thing: better than a power tiller (cultivator), heavy on the ground (but not on the hands) is not. Well, the grass can be and a good hoe to weed, although to weed beds probably still pick up the nozzle for lawn mowers, and a gorgeous cutter with Huter 1.8 put it on the nozzle.
Nice view.If such a big guy gets tired of the device. I do not need it.Thank you so much for the detailed and lucid story.Thank you to the author.
Hello! I watched a lot of videos about these cultivators, my daughter bought me a brushcutter with a cultivator attachment and a tire for cutting young bushes to three cm. in diameter, but I have not tried to work with them. How to come up with a device to use the wheel from the wheelbarrow under the rod between the motor and the handle? Or take the body off the car and somehow attach everything to it?
I almost died from vibration, my hands were shaking for a long time!
Lawn mowers and grass trimmers. review
You can’t help comparing it with the bright pictures from the design catalogs and you get the feeling it’s not the same. Few people realize that a good look creates not so much a beautiful house, but a neatly landscaped area. Among the elements of landscape design a special place took the lawn. Perhaps no other detail can change the overall impression of the site so much, except a pond or night lighting.
It would seem that the lawn. a simple matter: sowed grass, and let itself grow, green. But in practice everything turns out much more complicated: you have to “guess” with the seeds, properly and on time to sow them, regularly water the seedlings, and even mow them from time to time.
Mow, of course, lawn mower. The usual “grandfather” grass scythe is no help here, because you have to cut the stems at the same level, maintaining the same height over the entire area of the lawn. The grass is usually stunted, it is inconvenient, laborious and physically difficult to mow it, and even if you have no experience you should not even try. Therefore, to maintain the site in order, will have to splurge on a lawn mower, the benefit of a wide range and you can pick up the model to the means.
Probably the word “lawnmower” today no one is surprised. Even the most distant from the dacha subject people know very well how this miracle of technology looks: a kind of “vacuum cleaner” set on large wheels and equipped with a long handle. The thing, by the way, is quite massive and clumsy. Such a lawnmower is good for large areas with relatively flat terrain, but to cut her places around bushes, foundations, benches or flowerbeds. it is troublesome. Sometimes we have to stop the “taratayka” and mow the grass by hand, with a sickle.
For sites with complex terrain, there is a more convenient technique. a lightweight electric trimmer for grass. Popularly, it is often called “electric mower,” and gasoline models are called “brushcutters” or “gasoline mowers. There is a certain confusion with the names: some sellers call a trimmer almost any mower, some. only manual grass mowers with overhead engine. Generally, the word comes from the English “trim”, which means “shear”, and in the obsolete meaning of “barber”. That is, in principle, any lawn mower fits under this name. For simplicity and clarity of the text we will use the word “trimmer for grass” in relation to any mechanical mowers. Basic types of trimmers
According to the type of engine trimmers for grass are divided into two types. grass trimmers with internal combustion engine run on gasoline (usually AI-92), for which they are called “brushcutters” or “gasoline mowers. There are also models that run on electricity (“electric mowers”). In this case, the engine weighs less and can be “upper”, that is fixed to the upper part of the boom.
Both gasoline and electric trimmers for grass, as usual, have both advantages and disadvantages, so you have to choose on the basis of your own needs and preferences. In general terms, the differences are as follows.
- they make less noise;
- do not consume gasoline, do not produce emissions;
- Less weight, there are lighter “handheld” models for mowing in hard to reach areas of the plot;
- are not afraid of wet grass (models with top engine), so you can cut even in the dew and after rain
- have a relatively low power (up to 1100 W);
- quickly overheat (it is necessary to periodically give to the engine to cool down);
- depend on the power source, you have to pull the wire behind the mower (although, there are models on batteries with a small reserve of energy).
- more powerful (modern models have a very solid 4-cylinder engine);
- they are completely autonomous (no dependence on a nearby power socket, wire length, etc.).д.);
- there are universal models, to which you can attach a variety of nozzles;
- are afraid of moisture;
- strongly noisy, plus give not very much ecological exhaust;
- waste oil and gasoline, which tend to run out at the most inopportune moment.
Employees of the blade and the loopThe lawn trimmer
We are not talking, of course, about bandits, but all the same trimmers. precisely, about their cutting heads, which also come in different. There are three “standard” design solutions:
a) knife cutting (the model is equipped with a rigid knife), b) string cutting (the head cuts with a fishing line, cord string), c) a combined option (grass trimmer allows you to attach either a knife or a trimmer line).
The cutting head of the grass trimmer is mainly equipped with a line for “gentle” mowing of lawns. The flexible cord is less sensitive to “bumping”: Stones, branches and other obstacles do not damage the line, provided you don’t push it too hard. In turn, the line for the trimmer does not injure the bark of trees and bush shoots, so it is convenient to mow the lawn in the garden or park and in general in areas with difficult terrain, but soft grass.
The confident grip width of a string mower can reach up to 45-50 cm. Some manufacturers make a specialized cord for different types of grass and unusual “attachments”. For example, Husqvarna (Husquarna), which is loved by wealthy Russians, offers trimmer heads with manual, semi-automatic and automatic line feed, a hard cord for haymaking, whisper cord (.е. “whisper”) with reduced noise level and others.
The knife can be plastic or iron. Plastic is hardy enough and cheaper, but iron knives are indispensable for cutting high and tough grass, clearing untended area. Powerful petrol brushcutters are quite good at cutting weeds 3 to 5 mm thick, even in Autumn, when the stems are too coarse.
One of the characteristics of a knife is the number of teeth (rays). The more of these, the neater and smoother the swath is. 4-tooth and 8-tooth blades have proven good. Knives may have additional “specifications” on the type of lawn or design features. For example, the Hooksvarn Grass is good for making soft grass hay, and the Multi shreds almost any kind of grass, even hard grass, and shreds it.
The weaknesses of a metal knife are impact strength, sharpening and weight. The saying “grass has found a scythe on a stone” is still valid for such cutting heads: on stony areas the knife blunts quickly, and from a strong blow it can crack. Because of the weight the load on the motor is greater, so in lightweight trimmers, iron torches are ineffective. True, in recent years knives of different alloys appeared, including those with lower weight and higher durability. You can recognize them by the prefixes “heavy” and “heavy duty (“long service life”) in the name, but you will have to pay more for such a knife as well.