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06-16-2003, 05:03 PM
Does anyone know anything about the Ryobi 4-cycle trimmers? Like quality, durability, etc.. Thanks
06-16-2003, 05:08 PM
I HAD ONE BEFORE I STARTED MY BIZ AND IT HELD UP TO 2 YEARS OF HOMEOWNER USE. THERE IS AHUGE DIFFERENCE IN POWER AND QUALITY COMPARED TO MY NEW COMM. TOOLS.
GET OVER THE CAPS IM NOT SCREAMING
06-17-2003, 02:17 AM
what a brick. returned mine after a couple of days. couldn't get past the weight. it also shorted out a couple of times b/c of smashed wire.
;) Get a Shindaiwa, Redmax, Echo and stay away from the howmeowner trimmers.......Marks Mowing Service
06-17-2003, 07:06 AM
Used them 6 years ago...plenty of power, gas hogs though...the edger sucks and the clutch life was 6 months doing commercial work...
06-17-2003, 08:40 AM
Thanks for all the input everyone. It really helps in my decision of a my new trimmers and edger.
06-17-2003, 03:34 PM
Shindaiwa T-230 If u r looking for a low cost GOOD trimmer. ;)
06-17-2003, 04:13 PM
husqvarna all the way.
06-18-2003, 05:05 PM
My Ryobi is now a lawn dart. It was a pig from the day I bought it (bought it before starting biz). Never again! We had good luck with Husqvarna chain saws. We have a Husqvarna blower and it seems to be as good quality as the chainsaws. We are buying a Husqvarna trimmer this week. We shall see. If not, Echo has been good to us too.
06-18-2003, 05:44 PM
I have a honda 4 stroke trimmer, it is much better then the ryobi!
06-21-2003, 07:10 PM
If you are looking to save money the Echo SRM-210 can't be beat....
if you spend a little more you get a great trimmer with the Echo SRM-260S at $299!!
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