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scarr133
03-21-2005, 07:30 PM
I am in the market for a bed edger and am trying to decide which one to buy. I am looking for info on either unit, which you would buy, and why? Thanks.

baddboygeorge
03-21-2005, 08:32 PM
buy the cadillac the bedshaper its fully hydro drive is wondeful no pushing or pulling . its pricey but it doesnt wear ya out an does the job quick !!

scarr133
03-21-2005, 08:46 PM
Aren't the Bedshapers like close to $4000? I don't have enough jobs lined up to justify spending that right now. I have heard that they are very nice, though.

baddboygeorge
03-21-2005, 08:56 PM
last time i priced one it was 3300 its well worth the extra money i promise ya

LawnGrassHoppers
03-22-2005, 11:32 PM
were can i find a cadilac edger ive used one and loved it when iwas working for a comp. i want one please help! :help:

coastallandscapesolutions
03-22-2005, 11:34 PM
EZ Trench 8000 will both bed edge and trench for $2300 from John Deere Landscapes. You get both wheels to do both jobs.

LawnGrassHoppers
03-22-2005, 11:41 PM
i want the hydro bed shaper were do i go?

scarr133
03-22-2005, 11:42 PM
there is a bed shaper brand on ebay. Just do a search for "bed edger". Last I checked, price was around $2200

TJLANDS
03-23-2005, 07:57 PM
One of the best machines we have ever bought.
3000.00 with the briggs 11.5hp. Just look up Little Wonder
Dealers in your area since Little Wonder now owns Bed Shaper.

lrose2
03-23-2005, 11:29 PM
Scott,

If you do not have enough work to justify buying one then look into renting one. I can rent just about any make and model in my area. I do prefer the Little Wonder BedShaper as my personal favorite.

kenslandscaping
03-24-2005, 02:03 AM
Blue Bird also has one out now that is honda powered with interchangeable blades and a centrifigal clutch and a chain drive. The unit also steers with the wheels closest to you so you have greater control. The unit retails around 2300.
I love mine

Ken

cgland
03-25-2005, 02:22 AM
We tried the Bedshaper and hated it. It is horrible on hills and unless you have the pulverizer you have to clean up that ribbon of grass. We bought the Brown Bed edger. I think it is easier to operate and cuts a nicer edge. The Bedshaper is definately nice on flat ground, but who has totaly flat ground to work with all the time? Go with the Brown, you won't be unhappy.
My .02

Chris

scarr133
03-25-2005, 08:53 AM
I bought a brown yesterday. Thanks for all the replies. Scott

clc2003
03-26-2005, 03:21 AM
What would it cost to rent a bed edger?

scarr133
03-26-2005, 12:12 PM
It costs somewhere around $65-$100 a day to rent