How to - Grass Trimmers & Brushcutters

Everything you need to know when using a Husqvarna grass trimmer or brushcutter. Click on the images below for the video to play.
Brushcutter 135R

How to start a brushcutter

To start a Husqvarna brushcutter you should follow the simple procedure outlined in this video. First prime the carburettor by pressing the bulb five times, activate the choke and pull the starter cord until the engine ignites. Deactivate the choke when the engine stops and pull the starter cord again until the engine starts. If you follow these simple steps you will find your Husqvarna brushcutter very easy to start.

536LiRX / 536LiLX

How to change your petrol combi-trimmer from using a trimmer line to a grass blade

When trying to cut thicker, more dense grass, the standard nylon trimmer line may not be strong enough to do the job. Owners of some split shaft grass trimmers can replace the trimmer head on their grass trimmer with a metal grass cutting blade so that they can cut thick grass. Watch this short video for quick and easy instructions on how to change from a trimmer line to a grass blade on a Husqvarna trimmer.

Brushcutter 545 RX, 545 RXT Harness

How to sharpen a grass blade

A grass blade is used to cut thicker, more dense grass when a trimmer fitted with a nylon cutting line won’t do. A grass blade cuts thick grass easily for a faster and more efficient cut. Watch this short video on how to sharpen and maintain a grass blade.

128LDx trimmer

How to start a petrol grass trimmer

Starting a petrol grass trimmer is quick and easy. Follow the quick steps on this short instructional video. First prime the carburettor, by pressing the priming bulb five times. This ensures there is enough fuel in the engine to start it. Activate the choke and pull the starter cord until the engine ignites. Once the engine has stopped deactivate the choke and pull the starter cord again until the engine starts. Lastly rev the engine to obtain a normal RPM.

Trimmer working 525RXT, 525RX

How to change the cutting line on a Husqvarna petrol grass trimmer

Replacing the cutting line on a Husqvarna petrol grass trimmer is easy. Watch this short video on how to change the nylon line on a Husqvarna grass trimmer for an easy step by step guide.