Can't decide

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by PLM-1, Oct 15, 2004.

  1. PLM-1

    PLM-1 LawnSite Bronze Member
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    I can't decide which shindaiwa trimmer i want for next year...

    i already have a T2500, T231 and an LE261 stickedger.

    Do i want the T261, T270 or the T350?

    My stickedger seems to have enough power being the 261.

    My 231 isn't bad as long as the line isn't too long or the grass isn't really long same for the 2500.

    Help me decide...which do you have and why? Also, what are the price differences between the 3 if anybody knows?!

    THANKS
     
  2. TURF DOCTOR

    TURF DOCTOR LawnSite Silver Member
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    Man i was a die hard shindawia man till i tried redmax stratocharged this year they are on top i am running the 2400 that is the smallest 1 they make, i am using 130 line and taking out as far as it will go.try 1
     
  3. stevesmowing

    stevesmowing LawnSite Senior Member
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    the t270 is a real work horse.
     
  4. TClawn

    TClawn LawnSite Silver Member
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  5. mkwl

    mkwl LawnSite Bronze Member
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    I have a Red Max BCZ2600S trimmer, 5 months old and it is absolutely fantastic!!!! It has a Strato Charged 26cc engine and it has plenty of power and torque and is quite light! My Red Max hs had NO problems at all!!! I don't really have any experience with shindaiwa.
     
  6. PLM-1

    PLM-1 LawnSite Bronze Member
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    I would like to try redmax except the nearest dealer is over an hour away...but i may try it anyway...

    anybody else????
     
  7. TomB

    TomB LawnSite Member
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    Ther is a RedMax dealer in Lawrence KS. Kaw Valley Ind. on 23rd street. See Jerry.
     
  8. PLM-1

    PLM-1 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,640

    Ya i have been in there before the guy is a real d1ck. I went in there before to get trimmer line and asked for .095 and he said he only caries .105 because that is what pro's use. I said i am one too and he just rolled his eyes. he treated me like i was 5 I may only be 20 but im not a idiot.

    sorry for the rant!
     

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