Who invented the weed wacker?

Answer George Ballas invented the weed wacker in 1972. He came up with the idea at a car wash; he noticed the spinning bristles cleaned his car without damaging it. He believed the same concept could be u... Read More »

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How do I change a spool on a weed wacker?

Get a New SpoolBuy a new spool of weed wacker/eater line from the store. There are many different types and strengths, typically thicker line should be used on bigger weeds, while thinner line wor... Read More »

How do I replace line on a weed wacker?

Take off the cover. On some trimmers, you will need to unscrew the center knob. On others, you will need to squeeze in the tabs and pull the cover off. Take out the spool and spring. Clean these pa... Read More »

How do I trim with a weed wacker?

PreparationDress appropriately. Wear safety glasses or goggles and gloves to protect eyes and hands from flying debris. Jeans, long sleeved-shirts and boots protect legs and arms from flying rocks ... Read More »

What is the best battery weed wacker?

On One Hand: Black & Decker Gets the Experts' keeps track of the crop of string trimmers on its subscriber-only site and, as of March 2010, it puts the $250 Black & Decker N... Read More »