Thread: Trimmers.
View Single Post
Old 08-15-2011, 09:15 PM
michiganmower10 michiganmower10 is offline
LawnSite Member
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Livingston County, MI
Posts: 190
Originally Posted by J Dawg View Post
I'm looking at next year buying a new trimmer (seeing as my current one is a echo Gt 2200 curved shaft that has had a lot of use.) I'm looking at buying a good quality trimmer that I will get years out of. I will be mostly doing standard trimming around beds, sidewalk, and so-on. however would like enough power to go through tough weeds if need be. Im looking at

Stihl FS 90r
Echo srm 265
Red Max BCZ2460s
Shindaiwa T242.

I like the echo because of the luck with the 2200 i have, the warranty, and the dealer support. However I like the red max because i have used a red max a couple of times and the same dealer that sells the echo sells red max as well. I like the stihl because it has less emissions, but it looks uncomfortable. I'm so confused . Any advice would be most helpful!
the shindaiwa is a good choice in my opinion, the 242 is well balanced and very durable, the one we've got is going on 6 yrs old and no major work at all and the speed feed head makes it so easy to use, acording to the shindaiwa website the 242's msrp is 299.99
Tyler's Lawn Maintenance
65 accts
-97' F-250HD Ext. Cab Long Bed 5.8L 4x4
-08' Exmark Lazer Z 28HP EFI/60" Triton
-05' Ferris 15HP/48" Ultrabelt GD
-09' Craftsman 7.5HP/22"
-98' MTD 5HP/21"
-00' Shindaiwa T-230 Trimmer
-06'/12' Shindaiwa T-242 Trimmers
-12' Shindaiwa LE-242 Stick edger
-11' Redmax 7150 BP Blower
-00' Redmax 4300 BP Blower
-06' Craftsman 5HP Edger
-05' HaulinUt 6x12
-13' PoulanPro 18" Chainsaw
-02' Craftsman Bushwacker HedgeTrimmers
Reply With Quote
Page generated in 0.04653 seconds with 8 queries