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Old 04-09-2005, 10:15 PM
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power brooms

Hey guys.
what would be the better choice for general spring cleanup: A power paddle (trimmer style) or a power broom (walk behind). I know the ideal setup would be to have both (paddle for tight areas, and walk behind for open), but the finances are kind of tight, and I could really use one for cleanups. Which one does a better job on cleaning a lawn of sand, gravel, sticks, etc...?
So what would be the overall better choice?
Thanks, hope the season is going alright for everyone.
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Old 04-09-2005, 10:23 PM
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just bought the attachment for my shin. (paddle style) and love it! took about 5 minutes to get used to it but man does it save time. is a little heavy after a day of using it, hope this helps you some
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Old 04-10-2005, 08:53 AM
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,,thanks .
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Old 04-10-2005, 08:55 AM
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The Echo Pro Attachment Series has a rubber paddle broom and it works very well.

I have it and the power pruner attachment and use them both often.
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Old 04-10-2005, 09:08 PM
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I bought a shindaiwa power head and bought the power broom attachment. I don't know how I worked without it. It makes spring cleanups a lot easier. They work great getting the sand out of grass and other areas.
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Old 04-10-2005, 09:17 PM
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I have to echo attachment with a bristle broom. It gets every grain of sand and rocks out of the grass and is great on pavement. I made my money back with it in two days. Buy one. The walkbehind sweepers are hard to get the hang of.(for me at least)
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Old 04-10-2005, 09:20 PM
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You Kids and Your Power Brooms...The Swath is too Small...There are Better Choices.
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Old 04-10-2005, 09:20 PM
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Ive never used a stick power broom, but that sounds like it would take a heck of alot of time to do a lawn with one. We have a sweepster power broom attachment for and older hustler that we have. Power angles, and is strong as anything. Saves a bunch of time on large properties.
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Old 04-10-2005, 09:30 PM
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Ambitious young men like myself can run the brooms.
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Old 04-10-2005, 11:20 PM
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I bought a echo broom this year. I can't get along with out it. I been finding ever excuse to used it. Works great on getting rid of gravel out of grass.
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