Speedfeed on Husky 326L?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing Equipment' started by beaver29, Feb 26, 2013.

  1. beaver29

    beaver29 LawnSite Senior Member
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    Has anyone put a shindy 450 speedfeed head on a Husky 326L? Do I have to purchase a special arbor to do this? The arbor I have threads on but does not bottom out.
     
  2. ashgrove landscaping

    ashgrove landscaping LawnSite Gold Member
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    Why would you want to? Husky's head is great. Nice and simple that works perfect and lasts as long as any trimmer head is going to. Inexpensive to boot.
     
  3. lawnkingforever

    lawnkingforever LawnSite Bronze Member
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    I agree to an extent. My primary trimmer is an echo which has the speedfeed because all of the echo heads like the uturn are a pita to load. My back up is a husky and the stock head is tolerable to load so I keep it on. Also the speedfeed is not the most durable head so I dont want to keep dropping $28 a head on multiple trimmers.
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  4. beaver29

    beaver29 LawnSite Senior Member
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    The speedfeed is just so much quicker than any other head I have ever used. I am so used of using the speedfeed when I have to use another head I am lost.
     
  5. volvotech

    volvotech LawnSite Member
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    You might need a special arbor, but that's included in the kit. Also, no need to buy an entirely new head when the bump cap starts to wear out - you can just buy that piece.
     
  6. Ridin' Green

    Ridin' Green LawnSite Fanatic
    Male, from Michigan
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    I couldn't agree more. By far the best trimmer head I have used.
     
  7. crazyflyboy30

    crazyflyboy30 LawnSite Senior Member
    from Alabama
    Posts: 372

    Same here I love my Husqvarna T35 :drinkup:
    Has a capacity of 28 feet of .095" gauge line.
    Easy to reload.
    I also would like to get next a T35X it has a ball bearing resting surface.
     
  8. crazyflyboy30

    crazyflyboy30 LawnSite Senior Member
    from Alabama
    Posts: 372

    They are.
    Shindaiwa
    Husqvarna
     
  9. beaver29

    beaver29 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 279

    Guess you guys never tried a Shindy speedfeed head!
     
  10. Ridin' Green

    Ridin' Green LawnSite Fanatic
    Male, from Michigan
    Posts: 13,748

    Personally I have no need to. The Husky head is so friggin' easy to load, reliable, and tough to boot.
     

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