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Which Shape CUTS BEST? (Weed Eater Line at 100,000 Frames Per Second) - Smarter Every Day 238
28 June 2020

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THE WINNING SHAPES (As a result of this EXTREMELY limited data set)
Oregon “Gator Line” (Called “sharp square” in the video)
288 ft ~ $15:
895 ft ~ $30:

Star shaped line
Cyclone Brand
140 ft ~ $15
855 ft ~ $50

(I couldn’t find Shakespeare for a good price on Amazon but here is the style I tested)
125 ft ~

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I thought this was a well written break-down of different shapes:

It’s interesting that so many different companies have their own proprietary shape etc, but I can’t find any scientific research to back any of it up. Fascinating!


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