Echo Edger?

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by Husky03, Jun 23, 2004.

  1. Husky03

    Husky03 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 432

    I need to purchase an edger some time real soon because I have been having a lot of request for edging. I went to the Echo/Toro dealer today and they have a nice looking stick edger for $200. I also seen at a local farm store they have a Troy-Bilt Edger/cultivator for $289. What about a John Deere or Husqvarna stick edger? What is my best bet? I will not be using it as heavily as most of you guys.

  2. Jason Pallas

    Jason Pallas LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,325

    The shindaiwa LE 260 is a great unit - try EBAY they're always on there and going very cheap. GOOD luck - it's a good unit and has lots of power.
  3. ksgjlg

    ksgjlg LawnSite Member
    from texas
    Posts: 1

    go to Home Depot and look for the reconditioned equipment. I purchased an Echo for $100 that has a two year warranty for half price. Got a straight shaft trimmer the next week for the same.
  4. luv2fly

    luv2fly LawnSite Member
    from ATL
    Posts: 46

    I have the Echo Trimmer and Edger I purchased from Home Depot. They are three years old and working fine. I should also add I only have 17 customers, so they don't get the full work out of full time use.


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