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Old 05-14-2009, 11:23 AM
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I love my straight shaft. I'll never go back to a curved shaft trimmer again
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Old 05-15-2009, 12:59 AM
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just bought a new kawasaki a few days ago so far so good it's alot quieter than I'm used to. Does anybody use support straps or have any neck or back pain weedeating very much at a time??
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Old 05-21-2009, 10:42 PM
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Straight the only way.....

Just went from a Weedeater Curved to a Stihl FS 90R....

All I can say is OMG.

So much easier to work with and so much more power.

Of course I realize that is a major brand upgrade as well,

but I will never go back to curved shaft again.
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Old 05-22-2009, 02:48 PM
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streight shaft is the best way to go
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Old 05-22-2009, 05:28 PM
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holy cow this thread is old lol

Edit: generaly curved shaft is cheaper. same 1 year Commercial Warranty

length verys to the trimmer. echo has one that 52" curved shaft pretty close to the straight shaft which 59"

http://shop.echo-usa.com/Product/Pro...x?model=GT-251

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Old 03-19-2010, 09:41 PM
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Shindaiwa for weight, feel, and especially long term reliability.
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