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Old 04-18-2013, 12:06 PM
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echo bed redifiner

anyone used one? how do you like it does it work thinking about getting one today
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Old 04-18-2013, 01:40 PM
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echo makes one now too?
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Old 04-18-2013, 02:15 PM
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I use ours all the time. The only thing I don't like about it is that if there is the slightest bit of moisture where you are edging, it will clog up. Other than that it is a great machine and leaves a good edge.
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Old 04-18-2013, 03:07 PM
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I purchased one in 2011. It does a great job in ideal conditions in "redifining" the edge. However, to echo what previous folks have stated, with moisture, it clogs and does a really crappy job. Also, in my opinion it is slightly underpowered. I'm considering trying out what Stihl has. At least with Stihl you could change out the head and place on a more powerful head like the FS 250. I'm sure with Echo, you could do the same.....but the FS 250 is a BEAST!
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Old 04-21-2013, 09:17 PM
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Does anyone know if these can be rented? I dont see the reason to buy one and use it once a season

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Old 04-21-2013, 09:29 PM
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Does anyone know if these can be rented? I dont see the reason to buy one and use it once a season

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I doubt you would be able to rent one. For us, the amount of mulch jobs we get every year, just in the spring alone, and the shear size of these jobs, made it worth it for us to purchase one. Another great benefit is what used to take us hours of painful labor with a spade shovel, now takes us maybe 20-30 minutes. Yea, its worth buying one.
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Old 04-20-2013, 11:07 PM
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We have the Echo bed redefiner as a PAS attachment.....works great except for very wet conditions but our full size Brown edger does a bad job in wet conditions as well....
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Old 04-21-2013, 02:53 AM
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ditto, works awesome, can clog up on you, but all will some. i did it after rains and was not too pissed off using it for a couple jobs. I would however would not recommend using it when overly wet....all day long......sort of work.
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Old 04-21-2013, 06:29 AM
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have one works great, might have to do a few passes to get the depth you want,beats shoveling , way faster
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Old 04-21-2013, 07:55 AM
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Do a search on it. There's a few threads talking about it. I made one out of a stick edger head. Bought the bit and oem shield and had my own for just under $200.
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