kawasaki hedge clippers

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by keifer, Nov 17, 2001.

  1. keifer

    keifer LawnSite Senior Member
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    I was at lesco looking at the kawasaki double side hedge clippers and was thinking about getting a pair. Was talking to a friend and he said he had a pair and most of the bolts keep coming out. sould i get these the price is 329.00 seems better price than the other commerical clippers. What do you guys think.
     
  2. BufalinoLand

    BufalinoLand LawnSite Senior Member
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    I would say go for it. I have the eb2300 Redmax. I paid around 400 and I think they are overpriced. They may be cheaper now. My buddy has the kawasakis and he loves them. I have never used them, but If i had it to do over again. I would not hesitate in getting any Kawsaki equipment.
     
  3. joed

    joed LawnSite Bronze Member
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    I have also heard good things about the double-sided Kawasaki hedge clipppers. Has anyone used their single-sided version. I think the model number is 750A?
     
  4. crs

    crs LawnSite Member
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    I am in the market for a new hedge shear and thought I would bring this back to the top.

    I have narrowed it down to kawasaki and echo. I have not had good luck with stihl and the redmax is really pricey. Also, the blades on the redmax seem to break teeth a little easier than some when the unfortunate accidental chain link encounter occurs.

    thanks for the input!
     
  5. brentsawyer

    brentsawyer LawnSite Senior Member
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    I bought the single sided Lesco shears three years ago. I like them especially well when you are at the end of your reach and barely get the whole shrub, which happens on almost every job. So what I guess what I am saying is that I would buy another single sided pair before trying double sided. PS Don't worry about $25-50, you'll easilly make it back many times over with any kind that you buy.
     
  6. GLS

    GLS LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Since were on the subject of hedge trimmers, why is single sided better than double, or is that not true? I always see the single sided a little more expensive than double sided.
     
  7. Evan528

    Evan528 LawnSite Silver Member
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    I think its more personal prefrence. I own both and defintly prefer the single sided better for 2 reasons. Not only are the single siders more balance but i feel i get a much more precise/smoother cut going in one direction with the trimmers rather than back and forth in two directions with the double siders.
     

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