How long do you keep your hand-helds?

Discussion in 'Industry Surveys & Polls' started by z_clark, Mar 10, 2007.

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How long do you keep your hand-helds?

  1. One year, then sell and replace.

    4 vote(s)
    1.8%
  2. Two years.

    12 vote(s)
    5.3%
  3. Three Years.

    9 vote(s)
    4.0%
  4. Run them until they will no longer run.

    191 vote(s)
    84.1%
  5. This poll stinks....I am going to go mow now.

    11 vote(s)
    4.8%
  1. DaughtryLC

    DaughtryLC LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 739

    Me Toooooooooooooo!!
     
  2. ein999

    ein999 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 156

    I keep them till my hand wont hold them.
     
  3. shepoutside

    shepoutside LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,205

    I keep them till they don't run................then I fix/rebuilld them.
     
  4. DLAWNS

    DLAWNS LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 5,778

    I run them until they have too many problems. I'm not a very good mechanic.
     
  5. dura to the max

    dura to the max LawnSite Silver Member
    from georgia
    Posts: 2,246

    gotta agree on this one...
     
  6. STIHL GUY

    STIHL GUY LawnSite Fanatic
    from CT
    Posts: 5,226

    i keep mine as long as possible without spending a fortune on repairs
     
  7. Thomas Wall

    Thomas Wall LawnSite Member
    Posts: 10

    I run mine until they freakin' die. no really, I use all my older ones as backups until they die, but I try to get a new one every season.:usflag:
     
  8. KGR landscapeing

    KGR landscapeing LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,544


    Even if the cost of the parts was cheap my labor charge for fixing equipment is off the wall. 300 for a new trimmer 500 for a new blower i dont see the problem. If your not making enough to replace your equipment along the way ur doing something worng.
     

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