Hedge Trimmers

Discussion in 'Turf Renovation' started by Kingram10, Oct 25, 2006.

  1. Kingram10

    Kingram10 LawnSite Member
    from Arizona
    Posts: 53

    What do you guys think of Echo, or Troy Built Hedge Trimmers?
     
  2. lawnprosteveo

    lawnprosteveo LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Tulsa
    Posts: 1,930

    Ive had my Echo hc150's for nearly 5 years. They get abused every year, lots of use nearly year round. They still fire on the first or second pull. Very durable and cut well for the price.
     
  3. lawnsbytim

    lawnsbytim LawnSite Member
    Posts: 47

    I just got an Echo hc-150 this season and it rocks.
     
  4. Trinity Lawn Care  LLC

    Trinity Lawn Care LLC LawnSite Senior Member
    from NJ
    Posts: 946

    We use Echo and we like them.
     
  5. Kingram10

    Kingram10 LawnSite Member
    from Arizona
    Posts: 53

    Have Any of you guys tried the ECHO Hedge Trimmer HC-150 i ? ( i )
    With the starter that supposed to be 75% easier to start.
     
  6. DBL

    DBL LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,219

    bought a junk weed eater on for like $140 at lowes just to have and we use it all the time...hasnt failed us yet
     
  7. Kingram10

    Kingram10 LawnSite Member
    from Arizona
    Posts: 53

    Yeah mine lasted only 3 months(weedeater Brand)
     
  8. 6'7 330

    6'7 330 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,822

    Echo hand helds, are commercially proved equipment.I have no clue about Troy-built, no preconceived notions about the brand at all. I don't know if Troy-built is commercial grade, or even who manufactures it and puts the Troy-built logo on.
     
  9. olderthandirt

    olderthandirt LawnSite Platinum Member
    from here
    Posts: 4,900

    Troy built is owned by MTD
     
  10. Green-Pro

    Green-Pro LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,420


    I've got the HC-150i. The pull start is on a ratchet, starts extremely easy.
     

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