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Old 02-19-2009, 08:12 PM
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Shindiawa T242 Stihl FS90R Red Max BCZ2401S

I am buying a new string trimmer soon! And I have narrowed it down to 3 great string trimmers. But I am only getting one And all of thees trimmers sound like they will all be exceptional. I just am haveing a hard time choosing. If you have ever used any of theese trimmers please let me know what you thought of them.
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Old 02-19-2009, 08:36 PM
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I'm looking into the Stihl as well.
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Old 02-20-2009, 10:08 AM
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I have all REDMAX stuff and really don't have any complaints....
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Old 02-20-2009, 12:40 PM
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Which dealer is better for you?

For me STIHL and my dealer rocks.
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Old 02-20-2009, 12:43 PM
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Which dealer is better for you?

For me STIHL and my dealer rocks.
My dealer has red max stihl and shindiawa
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Old 02-21-2009, 10:24 PM
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Old 02-21-2009, 11:13 PM
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I bought the T242 last season. Its lighter than the T231 and has more power. Ive never ran a Stihl FS90...but Im not a fan of the 4mix which I believe the FS90 is.

My trimming is pretty light...weekly residentials and not alot of ditches or anything. But for what I do, its a great little trimmer.
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Old 02-22-2009, 09:31 AM
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I bought the T242 last season. Its lighter than the T231 and has more power. Ive never ran a Stihl FS90...but Im not a fan of the 4mix which I believe the FS90 is.

My trimming is pretty light...weekly residential and not alot of ditches or anything. But for what I do, its a great little trimmer.
Yeah my trimming is pretty light too. I only do 15 yards on average per week, and my 2007 echo trimmer is a piece of crap.
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Old 02-25-2009, 12:26 PM
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Yeah my trimming is pretty light too. I only do 15 yards on average per week, and my 2007 echo trimmer is a piece of crap.
I also own both the stihl and the shindaiwa, if all you do is light trimming then get the shindaiwa.

The stihl has more power for going through the thick stuff, but the shindaiwa is lighter. I had a bunch of problems with the stihl (4 mix blows and i wont buy another). Bought the shindaiwa to replace it, in fact it ran so smooth and nice I went back later and bought a new edger...
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