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Old 04-24-2011, 03:23 PM
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Redmax or Stihl????

which do you guys think is best i wanna buy some new stuff and i have two dealers close to me both stihl and redmax which is best last longer trimmers blowers etc.... thanks
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Old 04-24-2011, 05:44 PM
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stihl all the way

yes redmax makes the most powerful back pack on the market, but the thing is to heavy and i hate the side throttle. the stihl 6000 back pack is almost as powerful, half the weight and much much more comfortable. As far as chain saws, trimmers, etc.. i dont think the redmax compares..... what do you guys think??????
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Old 04-24-2011, 06:17 PM
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yes redmax makes the most powerful back pack on the market, but the thing is to heavy and i hate the side throttle. the stihl 6000 back pack is almost as powerful, half the weight and much much more comfortable. As far as chain saws, trimmers, etc.. i dont think the redmax compares..... what do you guys think??????
yea i had a used redmax back blower 8001 its real heavy
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Old 04-24-2011, 06:18 PM
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Only redmax thing i would get is a weedeatter every thing alse stihl.
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Old 04-24-2011, 06:28 PM
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i used to run all redmax until stihl came out with the 4 stroke engines about 5-6 years ago, then they introduced the br600 which is a much better blower than the redmax 7001. needless to say i switched over everything from redmax to stihl and i will never go back. stihl is made better and all of their equipment feels like it was made with care and attention to detail. for chainsaws i have husqvarna though, husky's are the Cadillac of chainsaws
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Old 04-24-2011, 06:30 PM
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Meh..stihl..the difference in power is negligible...the difference in weight is huge...besides..orange matches my mower...
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Old 04-24-2011, 06:33 PM
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stihl all the way i will never switch
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Old 04-24-2011, 06:32 PM
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Couldn't be happier with Stihl
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Old 04-24-2011, 07:13 PM
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redmax everything


except stihl chaninsaws
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Old 04-24-2011, 07:14 PM
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stihls blowers feel like homelites compared to my redmaxes
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