are echo trimmers good

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Bennett scape, May 2, 2008.

  1. Bennett scape

    Bennett scape LawnSite Member
    Posts: 201

    Hi all I have mainly used Stihl and Redmax Trimmers in the past and liked them especially the Stihl. But I have never priced or tried the Echo brand in your opinion are they good or not? any info helpful. :usflag::usflag::usflag:
  2. KGR landscapeing

    KGR landscapeing LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,544

    IMO there junk i would never put an echo on one of my crews other then the tiller the 2100. I have been running trimmers for along time and i can pretty much make any trimmer cry. The echos i have run just dont have it the 260s the 230 just dont cut it. Stihl and kaws would be the only thing ill endorse(that cant be spelld right)
  3. C4chris70

    C4chris70 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 499

    I found that Echo just doesn"t hold up as well as Stihl.

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