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View Poll Results: What trimmers would you buy?
Stihl 16 32.65%
Shindaiwa 6 12.24%
Husqvarna 6 12.24%
Echo 10 20.41%
Mauryama 3 6.12%
Redmax 8 16.33%
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Old 02-13-2014, 12:34 AM
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Husqvarna all the way.
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I run husqvarnas one of them is 12 years old ,one is 7 years, and one last spring with grass blade. Lightweight and power. I have a sthil 110 is used as a power head mostly. Nobody likes trimming with it, to heavy.
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Old 02-13-2014, 10:34 AM
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Everybody is saying stihl but echo has the most votes??
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Old 02-13-2014, 11:24 AM
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I run husquvarna and red max, love them both. I believe the newer redmax handheld products are the same as the huskies? That is what iI was told at least...
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Everybody is saying stihl but echo has the most votes??
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That's because Stihl guys aren't smart enough to realize they need to actually vote!
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Well, it used to be Shindaiwa, but it's been so long since I've used one (both mine were stolen) and I've used Echo so much that I have to say Echo, because I have the most experience with them. I've had to do very few repairs on my Echos (even the cheaper ones). I've used Stihl before, but it does seem heavier; so I probably won't buy one.
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Old 02-13-2014, 10:28 PM
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Not a choice...but I wield a Ryobi!
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Old 02-13-2014, 11:03 PM
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Hahaha... I like that word wield...

Shindaiwa over here boys.... ALL DAY LONG!!!!!!!!!

I am a bit biased however because I always have been and always will be a Shindy nut!

I almost cried when the merger with echo took place but so far everything has been great....

Yes, a 2014 T242 is not what a 1999 T242 was....

However, this is more about emissions in general rather than anything to do with the Yamabiko corporation as some folks would have us believe.....
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Old 02-13-2014, 11:22 PM
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We ran green machines in beginning they were incredible well built and they would last forever
But they were exspensive back in the 1980's they were around 500.00 switched to husqvarna after that they would lasted 7-10 years good machines we have been running mix echos and shindaiwas for last 10 years or so no buying one model of echo trimmer only and its best weight power and vibration of any machine ever we order them with steel drive shafts vs cable drive and there only 325. Each
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Old 04-17-2014, 03:56 PM
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Last year I decided to purchase Husqv. trimmers, the first one was the 4 cycle 224 it died in about 6 months, the second was the DL128, 2 cycle,, in less than 2 months the motor seized up. Husqv mechanic said it was because of a dirty fuel filter or air filter (he don't know which??) I think he's full of little green apples that horses leave behind,, I'll buy Stihl or Echo now.
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