View Full Version : Best Hedge Trimmers
08-25-2005, 08:52 AM
I know several threads have been over this but I want to hear more and new opinions. I love Echo products and currently have 12 trimmers and 10 blowers and a pair of hedge trimmers. The hedge trimmers are just so so. Looking to buy a couple of new hedge trimmers but I am not familiar with Tanaka or RedMax or Stihl which I see many are sold on.
Good and bad please post!!!
08-25-2005, 11:20 AM
Read the field test here...
08-25-2005, 12:30 PM
Very interesting info. Guess I better look at the website to see the models available and who the local dealer is (KC area).
08-25-2005, 12:37 PM
Called the closest listed Tanaka dealer and was told they decided not to carry them any more. Couldn't sell them because the prices were so high!!
08-25-2005, 05:36 PM
The THT-210S retails for $349.99. Call us at 1-888-482-6252 if you would like to purchase.
08-25-2005, 05:38 PM
The tanaka is sweeeeet. I used it for 2 jobs today. One hedge trimming, then I used it as a brush cutter for the other job. Worked great!!!
08-25-2005, 06:45 PM
WHat model did you use???
08-26-2005, 08:44 AM
No more opinions??????
I have Maruyama T 2300, been using it since April 04, super sharp double bladed hedger. I don't know what people said, but to me, hedgetrimmer is as most important as your front line mower. If the lawn looks good but hedge & bush look like crap, you are not gonna fly very long.
careful, the blade is the sharpest I have ever experienced, several cut on me before I got the best hang of it. Use same 50:1 stihl 4 mix (black 2cyle + bottle)
08-26-2005, 01:08 PM
I bought the Tanaka THT-210S and love it. It's quiet and powerful. I was going to but the Stihl but went with this. The price is in line with all the others.
08-29-2005, 09:09 AM
Bought the Stihl HS-80 trimmers. Will see how they do after some use.
If I find a local Tanaka dealer for warranty purposes I will also pick up a pair of them. Thanks for the input guys.
08-29-2005, 12:34 PM
we use all Stihl and Shindaiwa tree/shrub/hedge trimmers. the shindaiwa stuff is a little easier on gas but the Stihl stuff seems to cut through tough woody plant material a little better.
08-29-2005, 12:45 PM
Stihl extended length 4-mix hedge trimmers,saves stress on the employees backs from not bending as much.And chainsaw type HS-80 for tight places.
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