Michigan LCO's

Discussion in 'Network: Central' started by tiedeman, Sep 4, 2003.

  1. keith_480231

    keith_480231 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 117

    Usually wait till 2nd week in Oct. to start on the snow fliers. Right now is "prime time" for Irrigation winterizing!!!payup payup payup
  2. Mowerboy04

    Mowerboy04 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,445

    hey guys i'm buying a new trimmer tmmrow i narrowed it down to 3 brands shindiawa, sthil, redmax i think i'm leaning toward the sthil what do u guys think of these brands.
  3. DodgeTruckMan731

    DodgeTruckMan731 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 414

  4. grant087

    grant087 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 184

    stihl over shidiawa my personal opinion i like the way the sthil's trim better seem to be less bouncy, never tried redmax before though.....
  5. Mike's Lawn & Snow

    Mike's Lawn & Snow LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 362

    redmax stratocharged DUH!
  6. jmkr02

    jmkr02 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 264

    Unless you are going to have some one working full time with one tool all day and have another and another to use in place of a break down look into the sthil kombi. It is more expensive but it saves trips back to home base to get another power unit and saves carring extra. I am going to retire my first unit to a less used job. It will become a specialty machine dedicated to pruning because it is going to have a shorter duty cycle. Otherwise buy disposable shindowa or red max and have at least 2 edgers & 2 whips get rid of the every couple of years.
  7. bigjeeping

    bigjeeping LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 903

    Anyone on here do tree removal/trimming? Do you need any licensening for this?
  8. procut

    procut LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,853

    Stihl is my favorite.
  9. Tscape

    Tscape LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,370

    I sold tree work for a local company for 2 years. No licensing, just insurance. The ISA has a "certified arborist" title they'll give you if you pass their exam.
  10. grant087

    grant087 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 184

    anyone interested in a group buy on boss plows?

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