weed trimmer attachment

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why not do what most manufacturers of weed trimmers do, in that they put the trimmer head on a swivel, so you can convert it into an edger, thus making it 2 tools in 1??? Then drop your 20th century science of flat steel blade edging tool.
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Perhaps because the flat steel blade gives a superior result with less effort.

But, options are always nice.
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I understand your wish and it would make it easier but hasn't been a real issue in all my years of doing that. They sell a separate edger for good reasons; some prefer the sharp crisp edges an edger creates easily.
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Edger > String Trimmer
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Strangely enough, I can turn my string trimmer sideways and edge with it all on my own, without the need for a swivel. It involves turning my wrist ever so slightly.

The results are nowhere near as good as using the bladed edger, which does a much better job of getting down between the sidewalk and the lawn. Absolutely ruler-straight.

You know, a lot of good technology came out of the 20th century. Vaccines, antibiotics, the automobile, flight, space travel, sliced bread (1928, you can look it up). And the bladed edger is right up there with them.
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But can a bladed edger slice bread ?
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I don't know. Challenge accepted!