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Old 11-11-2012, 05:52 PM
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Kawi or redmax

Which is better kawi or redmax would be using it for trimmers blowers edgers and hedgers its only these two that I'm choosing from I've elimated everything else what do you feel performed the best and works best one of the. Mechanics for a company around here said kawi works better they have like 600 redmax things but then switched to kawi any help apriceated
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Old 11-11-2012, 07:23 PM
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We switched from Stihl to all RedMax four years ago. So far we have had excellent service out of them. I don't really know much about Kawi,s but I don't see any LCO's using them in this market.
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Old 11-11-2012, 08:01 PM
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I would recommend Kawasaki. Really reliable and durable.
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Old 11-15-2012, 10:05 AM
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I have all Stihl, except for two Kawasaki's, and so far I love them and have had zero problems.
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Old 11-15-2012, 10:10 AM
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I would recommend Kawasaki. Really reliable and durable.
Yeah but your opinion is biased.
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I have all Stihl, except for two Kawasaki's, and so far I love them and have had zero problems.
So you really don't have "all Stihl"?
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Old 11-15-2012, 01:01 PM
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I have a stihl blower stihl string trimmer and a stihl hedge trimmer that i got cheap!!! from a guy liquidating his business couldn't pass up the deal. i just bought a new stihl chainsaw a few weeks ago love it. but i run redmax blowers string trimmers and hedge trimmers by choice i cant speak of the kawi but the redmax certainly tops the stihl in blower string trimmer and hedge trimmer categories in my opinion. the redmax chainsaw and combination unit couldn't touch the stihls though. but a lot of guys in my area swear by the stihls i think they are all good products it just comes down to personal preference and dealer support. i will continue to buy from redmax and stihl
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Old 11-15-2012, 01:04 PM
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Just buy a Husqvarna, Since Redmax is owned by the same company.
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Old 11-15-2012, 01:24 PM
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Yeah but your opinion is biased.


So you really don't have "all Stihl"?
Ha Ha Ha, stand corrected. I have two Kasaski's to go with my Stihl's. So you are right, I don't have all Stihl's. But I did say except.
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Old 11-15-2012, 01:40 PM
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I was gonna go with kawi but I needed hedgers for a Job this weekend and it woulda took too long so I ended up going with redmax srtz2460 and plan on picking up 2 blowers and 2-3 trimmers around Christmas plus the redmax was cheeper
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Old 11-15-2012, 01:44 PM
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I have read that the new REDMAX trimmers are not as good as the old ones. Kawasakis have developed carb issues. Maruyama is solid but expensive. I would stay away from anything with ZAMA carbs. Kawasakis have their own carbs (expensive) Between the two I would choose Kawasaki based on what I have read.
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