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History of Grass Trimmers

Grass trimmers, also known as weed trimmers or weed eaters, are tools used to cut grass and weeds in areas that are difficult to reach with a lawn mower, such as along fences, around trees, and in corners. Grass trimmers are typically powered by gasoline or electricity, and have a long, thin shaft with a spinning head at the end that is fitted with a line or blade.

The first grass trimmers were developed in the early 20th century, and were powered by gasoline engines. These early grass trimmers were large and heavy, and were primarily used by professional landscapers. In the 1960s and 70s, smaller and lighter grass trimmers were developed, which made it possible for homeowners to easily maintain their own lawns.

Since then, there have been numerous innovations in grass trimmer technology, including the development of electric and battery-powered grass trimmers, which are more environmentally friendly and easier to use than their gasoline-powered counterparts. Today, grass trimmers are a common tool in many households, and are used to keep lawns and gardens looking neat and well-maintained.

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