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TRIMPRO ROTOR VS TRIMPRO AUTOMATIK

Question :

 

HI I’m interested in two of your trimmers. The trimpro rotor and the trim pro automatic. The price difference is not a big factor for me.

 

Here is what is important, in order of importance:

 

1) which is the most Gentle on the buds. Damages them the least.

2) Which one does the best trim job? Closest, tightest.

3) Which handles larger buds the best.

4) Fastest.

 

Answer :

 

1) Gentle on the flowers is mostly a question of perception, The Automatik uses airflow to move around the flowers inside the machine, The flowers spin around and rub against the grate, the leaves go through and get chopped by the blade under the grate. The Rotor uses a finger system that rubs the flowers against the grate, the leaves then get aligned with the slots on the grate so that the blade Underneath chops them off. Some people don't like the fact that air pressure is moving the flowers and prefer to have fingers rolling the flowers around. Some people don't like the fact fingers are touching their flowers and prefer to have air moving their flowers around. There is not much difference in how much the flowers get ''damaged'' as you say, check out these videos of the Automatik and Rotor respectively to see the finish product. Both have close-ups at the end and are both in HD, so you can see in good detail.

 

2) Trim job is basically the same on all our machines, the proximity of the cut is just a question of blade height adjustment, which we set equally in the shop. Changing the height of your blade is as easy as loosening a few screws on the side of the blade's hub, playing with the top screw for the height and then re-tightening the side screws to lock into position.

 

3) For the big guys I prefer not to put them into the machine since there is A maximum size (I don't like to break up a foot long flower to fit it into the machine) What people will usually do is use a standard Trimpro for the big flowers as you simply run them over the top of the machine and toss the smaller flowers into an automated machine like the Rotor or Automatik. If you only have the Rotor or Automatik you can take the top automated part off and use it as a Trimpro, though using it like this is not as efficient as a standard Trimpro since the machines were designed with an intended process (i.e. the Automatik grate has concentric circles to help the spinning air flow while the Trimpro has straight slots since you're moving the plant back and forth over the grate). Without the top automated part, the Automatik is easier and more efficient, but both machines were designed to be used with the top on.

 

4) Fastest is the the Automatik, the Rotor does about half to 3/4 of the processing speed of the Automatik.

 

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