Lawn Care Business Equipment Review Propane Weedeater Lehr

February 1, 2011 · 13 comments

in eco friendly Hi Everyone. This is Keith with We are in the beautiful Tennessee Valley at Falling Water Falls. We are surrounded by nature and today we are reviewing an eco-friendly product. It’s the Lehr 4 cycle, propane powered, string trimmer. Propane power offers lawn care companies greater flexibility. During code red air pollution days in some areas lawn care companies are (voluntarily in some areas) disallowed from using 2 cycle gasoline powered string trimmers. However, they are allowed to use propane power since the pollutants released from the trimmers are less than using 2 cycle gas-oil mixtures. The Lehr model uses a 16.4 oz. canister. You can purchase these at most any department store or retail store. They are most commonly found in the camping section. They cost about $3.00 per bottle and Lehr says you can operate the string trimmer for about 2 hours from a full bottle of propane. Refilling the unit is simple. Take a new bottle of propane. Slip it into the housing and secure the latch. Once the bottle is secure simply twist and go. That’s all there is to it. There is no mixture of oil and gasoline. You do not have to worry about a choke and you do not have to worry with a primer bulb to prime the fuel system. Once the system is charged with propane one or two pulls of the starter rope starts it right up. The Lehr propane string trimmer starts very quickly and easily. The string trimmer seems to idle quieter than

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