Originally Posted by Green-Man
I have the same question/problem I have to choose between the shindaiwa t282 or the echo srm-280t. I've had a shindaiwa t272 for 5 years or a little more running it hard and it's tough as nails but since echo and shindaiwa merged I don't know if they are less reliable or something not bashing echo because I use their blowers and edgers and love them, but can anyone answer this?
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For some reason our shop had a few problems with the srm-280 due to the dirt getting past the filter. I elected to run the srm265 and now have 9 of them at various ages. it is a winner maybe better than the srm261.