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View Poll Results: What Trimmer do you use?
Stihl 260 42.90%
Echo 150 24.75%
Redmax 63 10.40%
Shindaiwa 66 10.89%
Other (state below) 67 11.06%
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Old 09-30-2011, 05:42 AM
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I've had 'em all and for me and my guys Redmax is the best, Stihl is a distant second. However, the only brushcutters we use are Stihl FS-250's.
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kawasaki love it,bets echo hands down
Im with him on kawasaki.
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Old 10-03-2011, 07:17 PM
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echo is garbage imo, feels cheap and doesnt have the power for patches of rly thick long grass or weeds. The redmax line is what i swear by, high quality high power. the 2650 has balls of steel my friends, balls...of...steel...!!!
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Old 11-07-2011, 06:55 PM
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I run a redmax bcz2650t and a echo srm265t, i'll take the redmax over the echo any day.
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Old 11-07-2011, 10:46 PM
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Old 11-15-2011, 08:35 PM
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Old 11-16-2011, 02:52 PM
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I used STIHL... they had a recall on their gas caps on their trimmers. However I do not like their heads, they need to make a speed feed like the shindys.
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stihl fs110 have a fs76 as a backup
Sold the 110 (too heavy) gave the 76 to my father-in-law (too old) now I have been using a Redmax 2350 and a Husqvarna 223l. I will not go back to stihl for trimmers. I have a fs130 that I have a edger attachment on.
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Old 11-19-2011, 11:24 PM
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Do yourself a favor and go look at Maruyama trimmers. Stihl are too heavy and people are stuck on them because of the name "Stihl". Shindiawa has gone down hill since Echo buyout. As far as I know Husqvarna owns Redmax and makes many Sears brand trimmers. So if you really want a Husqvarna, go find a Sears and take a coupon with ya. Maruyama is making some darn good equipment. For those who like the Speed Feed head on Shindaiwa, Maruyama makes a similar speed feed which IMO is better designed and quicker to load. They also have a 5 year commercial warranty. Check'em out.
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Old 11-19-2011, 11:48 PM
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Do yourself a favor and go look at Maruyama trimmers. Stihl are too heavy and people are stuck on them because of the name "Stihl". Shindiawa has gone down hill since Echo buyout. As far as I know Husqvarna owns Redmax and makes many Sears brand trimmers. So if you really want a Husqvarna, go find a Sears and take a coupon with ya. Maruyama is making some darn good equipment. For those who like the Speed Feed head on Shindaiwa, Maruyama makes a similar speed feed which IMO is better designed and quicker to load. They also have a 5 year commercial warranty. Check'em out.
no offense but marayama suck! Gutless, and heavy. My dealer pushed them real hard and now they are all coming back. Seems the new ones are worse than the older. He is now Going to stop carrying their trimmers. I tried demoing one last summer and the thing just has no power.
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