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Old 05-23-2013, 09:27 PM
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Best commercial weedeater under $400?

In your opinion, what is the best weedeater under $400 that's commercial grade?
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Old 05-23-2013, 09:30 PM
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Best commercial weedeater under $400?

Sthil fs90 or fs130
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Old 05-23-2013, 09:48 PM
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Sthil fs90 or fs130


What's the difference between the two?
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Old 05-23-2013, 10:41 PM
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Stihl fs 90r is a good all around trimmer for about $320. very powerful.
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Old 05-23-2013, 11:07 PM
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You'll have to look long and hard to even come close to finding a better trimmer for any price than the Husky 323L.

I own a 223L and run it as my main trimmer, but I also have a FS90R and FS250R so it's not a brand loyalty thing for me. The 323 is the same weight as the 223 (9lbs) but has 20% more power and a solid drive shaft.
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Old 05-24-2013, 09:33 AM
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You'll have to look long and hard to even come close to finding a better trimmer for any price than the Husky 323L.

I own a 223L and run it as my main trimmer, but I also have a FS90R and FS250R so it's not a brand loyalty thing for me. The 323 is the same weight as the 223 (9lbs) but has 20% more power and a solid drive shaft.

I have been out of the commercial business since 1994, when did Husky start making good commercial equipment?
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You'll have to look long and hard to even come close to finding a better trimmer for any price than the Husky 323L.

I own a 223L and run it as my main trimmer, but I also have a FS90R and FS250R so it's not a brand loyalty thing for me. The 323 is the same weight as the 223 (9lbs) but has 20% more power and a solid drive shaft.
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Old 05-23-2013, 11:09 PM
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What's the difference between the two?
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The FS130 is a lot more powerful than the FS90 is. The 90 is all anyone needs for any sane trimming powerwise, but it's heavier than the Husky 323.
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Old 05-24-2013, 10:13 AM
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Sthil fs90 or fs130
That fs130 is 12cc larger, is it better to have that many more cc for power? Or is 25cc plenty?
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Old 05-24-2013, 10:29 AM
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That fs130 is 12cc larger, is it better to have that many more cc for power? Or is 25cc plenty?
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The FS130 is approx 8cc's bigger, not 12. From Stihl's site-


Specifications FS 90 R FS 130 R
DISPLACEMENT 28.4 cc (1.73 cu. in.) 36.3 cc (2.2 cu. in.)
ENGINE POWER 0.95 kW (1.27 bhp) 1.4 kW (1.9 bhp)
WEIGHT* 5.3 kg (11.7 lbs.) 5.6 kg (12.3 lbs.)
FUEL CAPACITY 530 cc (18 oz.) 530 cc (18 oz.)
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