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Old 11-14-2006, 09:23 PM
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light weight weedeater

Took your advice on lightweight backpack blower for wife and got the stihl 600 now i need advice on lightweight weedeaterthat will last!
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Old 11-14-2006, 09:29 PM
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I beleave the Stihl FS80 R is 10.4 pd.s I think tanaka makes one thats 9.7. Did you get her some ankle weights
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Old 11-14-2006, 09:57 PM
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Jeez oh Pete...put HER on the mower, and YOU get to work! that way, you don't have to be concerned about what's lightweight....
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Old 11-15-2006, 07:09 AM
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Robin NB2050, 8.5 pounds and a solid driveshaft incase you want to add a blade. I have 3 of them and really like them

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Old 11-15-2006, 08:44 AM
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LOL if the br-600 is your version of a lightweight then just get her the Stihl fs-100rx and you should be set.
cauz the br-600 is one of stihl's largest backpacks LOL

but on that note, you know you can get a backstrap for line trimmers, right?
When I first started I used that backstrap, later I got tired of it and haven't used one in years, but for starting out the $25 backstrap really helps relieve the weight issue.
And if you really want comfort, unhook the solid Stihl handle and install an Echo D-handle, she'll be going WOW...
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Old 11-15-2006, 09:36 AM
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Jeez oh Pete...put HER on the mower, and YOU get to work! that way, you don't have to be concerned about what's lightweight....

no,no I see this is where runners on the lawn time is showing. put her on the lawn, triming 1. she's walking 2. you can see what she's doing 3. she's not driving over something or not getting close to stuff so you have to trim for a hour
4. she's not done before you.


stihl 110rx 4-mix she would be able to start it on her own. I may sound like a pig but I'm a nice guy!
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Old 11-15-2006, 10:18 AM
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I forget the model number but i tried out the "lightweight" model of Redmax, it was very light
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