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Maintenance tips for hedge trimmers and string trimmers.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Aug 1990 (v.13#11) pg. 12

Tips for readying a power mower, power trimmer, power edger, etc. for another season.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #91 Apr 1966 (v.16#2) pg. 62

Black and Decker Model 8205 nylon line grass trimmer reviewed.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #176 Oct 1976 (v.26#8) pg. 28

What to look for when you buy a new gas-powered trimmer, chain saw, or snow thrower.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #292 Oct 1988 (v.38#8) pg. 64

Cleaning and adjusting a gas-powered lawn trimmer to eliminate backfiring.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #318 May 1991 (v.41#5) pg. 96

How to repair a snapped starter rope on a grass trimmer.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #321 Sep 1991 (v.41#8) pg. 99

Tip on using an oil-filter wrench to remove the head from a string trimmer.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #352 Oct 1994 (v.44#9) pg. 50

Servicing the spool assembly on a non-feeding string trimmer.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #368 May 1996 (v.46#5) pg. 114

A look at the new nylon-line trimmers and a comparison of gas and electric models.
FLOWER & GARDEN May 1979 (v.23#5) pg. 44

String trimmers. Tips on selection and use.
FLOWER & GARDEN Jun-Jul 1984 (v.28#4) pg. 28

Tip: Cardboard tubes from paper towel rolls work as string trimmer guards around plants.
FLOWER & GARDEN Aug-Sep 1988 (v.32#5) pg. 20

A guide to trimmers and brushcutters. How to match the tool to the job. Includes instructions on tuning-up a gas powered trimmer.
FLOWER & GARDEN Aug-Sep 1988 (v.32#5) pg. 56

A guide to string trimmer and brush cutter maintenance.
FLOWER & GARDEN Jun-Jul 1993 (v.37#3) pg. 34

Mount children's bicycle training wheels near the head of a heavy-duty string trimmer to reduce the weight when using it.
HOME MECHANIX #685 May 1985 (v.81) pg. 30

String trimmer savvy. A guide to key features to consider when shopping for a gas-powered trimmer.
HOME MECHANIX #807 Jul-Aug 1996 (v.92) pg. 71

String trimmers. A summary of points to consider when purchasing one and a chart of available models.
HORTICULTURE Jun-Jul 1994 (v.72#6) pg. 54

A look at professional-grade garden equipment. The differences between consumer and professional grades noted.
HORTICULTURE Oct 1996 (v.74#8) pg. 61

Product test and tips on selecting a nylon cord trimmer.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jun 1981 (v.28#6) pg. 102

A buyer's guide to string trimmers.
ORGANIC GARDENING Mar 1996 (v.43#3) pg. 32A

Organic Gardening buyer's guide to power tools for lawn and garden.
ORGANIC GARDENING Mar 1997 (v.44#3) pg. 3A (44+)

Simple metal finger guides grass growing against foundations, walks, etc., into the rotary blade of an electric edger without the danger of striking the blade against the concrete.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jun 1968 (v.129#6) pg. 143

A guide to nylon-cord lawn trimmers. A look at what's new and tips on choosing a line trimmer.
POPULAR MECHANICS Aug 1979 (v.152#2) pg. 162

Make a long handle for your battery powered lawn trimmer and use the trimmer to reach and trim tree or bush tops.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jun 1973 (v.202#6) pg. 111

Electric lawn trimmer for $5.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS #218 Jun 1963 (v.34#6) pg. 96

Make a Mini-Mower, a power grass trimmer powered by an old washing machine motor.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS Aug 1965 (v.36#8) pg. 50

Tip: Make a corner edger from an old power-edger blade.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1980 (v.36#2) pg. 9