Any new tools?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by desert rose gardening, Feb 6, 2006.

  1. desert rose gardening

    desert rose gardening LawnSite Senior Member
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    Hey, Does any one seen any new tools in our trade that are worth mentioning? You know faster, stronger, lighter, time savers,more bang for our buck?
     
  2. Rayray

    Rayray LawnSite Member
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    Yeah I love the hell outta these Rapid-loader Trimmer heads, they are made by echo but fit all types of trimmers, $20 at home depot, I really hate winding up trimmer spools, with these heads all u do is cut off some 9" pieces of line and stick it in, you cant pull the line back out , very fast, nothing complicated, nothing to get lost, nothing to break, I cant live without this head...Plus I just checked to get post the link and they are half price right now online! ten bucks............... http://www.homedepot.com/prel80/HDU...earchResults.jsp&MID=9876&N=2984+5234&pos=n20
     
  3. M RASCOE&SONS

    M RASCOE&SONS LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,475

    this past fall i purchased two echo 751 backpack blowers and let me tell you they are great,i highly recomend them to anyone in the market for a new backpack.
     
  4. Flex-Deck

    Flex-Deck LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,846

    Yeah - I have.
     
  5. Coumbe

    Coumbe LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 270

    I Am Not A Big Fan Of Echo Equipment. I Have Had Far Better Luck With Stihl. But 14 Months Ago I Bought A 752t Because They Had The Best Air Volume In My Areas Dealer Selection. It Blows Circles Around My Old Pb-410's And It Has Always Started On The 1st Pull. That Is One Heck Of A Machine If You Ask Me It Cuts Down On Clean Up Times Considerably. I Want Another One Instead Of My Pb 410 It Feels Like I Am Waisting My Time When I Am Using It.
     
  6. OnMyOwn

    OnMyOwn LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 372

    My new pride and joy! Cummins turbo diesel and Laramie package.

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  7. jkkalbers

    jkkalbers LawnSite Member
    Posts: 144

    Yes these are awesome, have been using them for years, but try to find the 3 string head it makes a world of difference for trimming speed and when you get into heavy stuff. They run about $30. You need a higher CC output trimmer to spin it though.
     
  8. lawnboy dan

    lawnboy dan LawnSite Gold Member
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    husky trimmers -very light but powerful
     
  9. MysticLandscape

    MysticLandscape LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,020

    Lesco leaf loader, havent gotten to use it yet but looking forward to it in the spring. Here is a picture of it in the trailer with a few other things.

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  10. Signature Landscaping1

    Signature Landscaping1 LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Mass
    Posts: 1,497

    I got a new echo pb751 during the summer, and i love it, also i just bought a brand new lesco 48'' w/b 15hp kawi and i love that also.
     

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