Jacksonville, FL New to business. 31 Years Old. Vehicle: 95 Toyota Tacoma, v6, fully airbagged Current Equipment: Echo SRM-230 Echo PE-200 Next Purchase: Echo or Stihl blower. I've owned a professional grade stihl blower in the past. I guess my biggest concern is that I will have to have a seperate gas can just for the 4-mix if I go with the Stihl. I like the controls on the Stihl as it appears that the throttle controls are located differently on the Echo blowers. The Echo has a slightly higher output. If anyone has an opinion on that I would welcome comments as to which brand and what model would be appropriate. I have the unique opportunity to obtain a no obligation, no interest personal loan of about $5,000. With that, I would be looking at purchasing a small trailer and a zero-turn mower. I've been thinking about this for some time and I think I've settled on a Hustler mower. I'm considering a fastrack super duty 36 or 42. I know if I do some searching I can get some info on which size to go with. This is such a huge and important investment you want to make sure you get the right equipment however I'm really unsure as to what Hustler product is going to meet my needs best. I decided on hustler after using one at my 9-5 job with the county. We also have use a Gravely. The Hustler is one tough, sturdy machine. Again, input is welcome. Regarding trailers, i'm not sure what the standard size is that most landscapers use, I have no idea what manufacturers are around here, what makes a trailer good, or how much to spend. I realize I may have to make some compromises to fit my needs for a mower and trailer into the constraints of my budget. I do know that I would like it to have racks to hold the trimmer, edger, blower and equipment fuel. The purchase of this equipment could happen rather soon, so any CONSTRUCTIVE feedback is greatly appreciated.