Edger Life Span

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Dan1944, Apr 10, 2004.

  1. Dan1944

    Dan1944 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 147

    How many years should I expect out of a Echo SRM 2400 Edger ?
    Mine is 4 years old and I am looking at about a $75.00 repair bill. I am thinking about replacing it with a Sthil ( Good Dealer and very close to home base). Opinions wanted

    Thanks in advance :eek:
     
  2. Evan528

    Evan528 LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,144

    Buy a new one. At 4 years old its going to start loosing power and being unreliable real soon. Not worth putting $75.00 into something only worth about that right now.
     
  3. DennisF

    DennisF LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Florida
    Posts: 1,381

    Look at the Stihl 4 mix tools. They're very powerful and much quieter than 2 strokes. In the near future 4 mix equipment is all that will be available so you might as well invest in it now.
     
  4. MudslinginFX4

    MudslinginFX4 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,170

    Buy a new one and fix the other one as a backup. I've never been able to keep one longer then 3-4 years.
     

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