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View Poll Results: Which String Trimmer
Husqvarna 323L 17 26.15%
Redmax BCZ2610S 22 33.85%
Tanaka TBC-260PF 12 18.46%
Other 14 21.54%
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Old 07-04-2009, 05:56 PM
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Redmax vs Husky vs Tanaka String Trimmer

Fairly new to the business, just turned 18. Only have like 10 lawns a week at this point, but advertisin my butt off to get more. My echo srm-210 string trimmer just crapped out on me. Had carb problems its whole life, was real cold blooded, and its just not worth foolin with anymore. Looking to get a new trimmer and have narrowed it down to Redmax(I know its owned by Husky), Husqvarna, and Tanaka. The only other dealer I have around here sells Stihl. I want somethin that starts easy and is reliable.

I'm thinkin:

Redmax BCZ2610S, Husky 323L, or the Tanaka TBC-260PF

Lookin to spend around $300 max.

Just figured I should hear from other people that have used them before I just pick one with no prior experience. Numbers only mean so much ya know?

If you have any better suggestions, feel free to post them. Especially if it saves me a buck or two
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Old 07-04-2009, 06:55 PM
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I know its not an option but, I like Stihl. Otherwise I would probably go RedMax.
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Old 07-04-2009, 07:07 PM
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I use 3 redmax trimmers. GS25n, gs30n, and one that's a mixmaster of parts because I repaired it. I THINK it's a gs30n.

I got them all for free, so that's why I'm using them. Otherwise I would use stihl. If you were closer I could sell you one.

GO STIHL.
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Old 07-04-2009, 07:35 PM
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I know its not an option but, I like Stihl. Otherwise I would probably go RedMax.
My thoughts as well, that Redmax model will compare with a Stihl FS 90 or FS 110.
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Old 07-04-2009, 11:19 PM
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up until now all I heard was redmax, redmax, redmax. Why is everyone now sayin g Stihl?
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I would go with the Redmax 2610. I'm a big Redmax fan.
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Old 07-05-2009, 01:38 AM
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Of the 3, I'd say go with the redmax...
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Old 07-05-2009, 02:55 AM
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Just so you Die-Hard Red-max guys know Husqvarna purchased Komatsu-Zenoah in 2007.

I have tried both Shindy & Red-Max big weedeaters specifically the RM BCZ3050T it lasted less than three years, and shocked you when you started it if your hand was the least bit sweaty.

GO with STIHL
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Old 07-05-2009, 03:24 AM
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Just so you Die-Hard Red-max guys know Husqvarna purchased Komatsu-Zenoah in 2007.

I have tried both Shindy & Red-Max big weedeaters specifically the RM BCZ3050T it lasted less than three years, and shocked you when you started it if your hand was the least bit sweaty.

GO with STIHL
3 years?

Good enough.

Trimmers do wear out eventually.
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3 years?

Good enough.

Trimmers do wear out eventually.
Thats what I was thinking, 3 years is pretty good.
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