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Category: Strimmers & Brushcutters

Strimmers and brushcutters at Masseys. We have a great range of petrol strimmers and brushcutters as well as electric and cordless strimmers.

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Strimmers and Brushcutters

Strimmers and brushcutters are essential tools for garden maintenance, each designed to tackle different types of vegetation and landscaping needs.

Strimmers, also known as string trimmers, are lightweight, handheld devices ideal for trimming grass and light vegetation. They use a rapidly rotating mono-filament line to cut through plants, making them perfect for edging lawns, tidying up around garden beds, and maintaining small to medium-sized gardens. Strimmers are versatile and easy to maneuver, which allows for precision in tight spaces. They come in electric (corded and cordless) and petrol models, catering to various preferences and garden sizes. Electric models are generally quieter and more environmentally friendly, while gasoline models offer more power and mobility.

Brushcutters, on the other hand, are more robust machines designed for heavier-duty tasks. They can handle dense undergrowth, thick weeds, and even small saplings, thanks to their stronger engines and interchangeable cutting attachments, such as metal blades or heavy-duty nylon lines. Brushcutters are essential for larger properties, overgrown areas, and professional landscaping work. They are typically petrol powered, providing the power needed for tough jobs and extended use without the constraint of a power cord.

Choosing between a strimmer and a brushcutter depends on the specific needs of the user. For routine garden maintenance and lighter tasks, a strimmer is usually sufficient. However, for more demanding vegetation management, a brushcutter is the better option. Both tools, when used appropriately, contribute significantly to maintaining a neat and well-kept garden or landscape.