[mowbot] Blades and string

Monta Elkins (Monta nospam at vt.edu)
Tue, 24 Sep 1996 09:49:38 -0400

Dave Everett wrote:

> All my previous research has shown that the best way is with a high
> speed blade. The grass blades are very flexible, and they just bend over
> unless struck with enough force.

A blade probably is the most efficient way to cut.
It would have to be well protected before I'd let
it roam my backyard though.

I think even small mammals could survive a few seconds
contact with a string trimmer (before running away);
not sure the same is true of a blade.

-Monta Elkins

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