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Old 03-07-2007, 08:44 PM
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Used Equipment Question....Help......

I need to purchase a used trimmer and blower. I have stumbled over Echo PB 651T blower and SRM 210 trimmer lightly used bought in June 2006 both roughly selling for half the price of new ones. Are you guys using any of these in your business?
Do you guys think that this would be good starting equipment for a newly starting LCO with very few accounts at first?

Thanks to all.
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Old 03-07-2007, 09:12 PM
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A great deal if you can work on stuff...the blower is solid the trimmer is lightweight but it will do.
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Old 03-07-2007, 09:41 PM
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Yeah, if it's only a year old and half the price of new, I'm selling my '02 Stihl model br-420 for half of new and I can almost bet it will sell long before the ad expires. Idk how the PB-651 measures up against the br-420 but the br-420 is a bit on the light duty side of things for me, still, compare $200 to $500 for a new br-600, you'll likely want to upgrade later but right now I'd go for it.
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Old 03-07-2007, 11:53 PM
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you get what you pay for, I've wore (commerical)trimmers out in 1 season. IMO your better off buying new equipment, i would never buy a used trimmer or blower, a mower maybe.
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Old 03-08-2007, 07:10 PM
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Yeah, if it's only a year old and half the price of new, I'm selling my '02 Stihl model br-420 for half of new and I can almost bet it will sell long before the ad expires. Idk how the PB-651 measures up against the br-420 but the br-420 is a bit on the light duty side of things for me, still, compare $200 to $500 for a new br-600, you'll likely want to upgrade later but right now I'd go for it.
We have settled in on the BR420 also bought some more this year...our PB650 units are still running great but are just too darn heavy for day to day use.
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Old 03-08-2007, 07:31 PM
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Sounds like a good deal for starting out ECHO is good equipment.
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