Maruyama or Toro?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by GreenMachine GT20, May 6, 2006.

  1. GreenMachine GT20

    GreenMachine GT20 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 14

    Who here uses Maruyama or Toro string trimmers???
  2. JTF40

    JTF40 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 875

    I love your signature. :usflag:
  3. exmark01

    exmark01 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 30

    i dont use neigther but i would go with toro. i like toro!:)
  4. saw man

    saw man LawnSite Bronze Member
    from utah
    Posts: 1,024

    The new Toro machines are made by the old Homelite and Toro does not support them. The old Toro commercial trimmers were made by Maruyama.
  5. LawnTamer

    LawnTamer LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,986

    I used Toro back when they were maruyama, and I've had a couple of maruyamas since. Thay are OK machines, very light, but everyone I had, had a problem with the throttle body assembly breaking, it is an $80 part. I am currently running Stihl and Echo.
    I know 2 other guys who had maruyamas both of them had the throttle body assembly break on theirs.
  6. jmurphy

    jmurphy LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 273

    I have the old Marayuma/Toro trimmer and i love it.
  7. lawnboy dan

    lawnboy dan LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,711

    the only problem i ever have with mauryama is the fuel tank grommet leaking and of course no dealer even in a city of 1million!

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