Stihl edger VS troy-bilt edger

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by HappyGrasslawncare, Jul 3, 2009.

  1. HappyGrasslawncare

    HappyGrasslawncare LawnSite Member
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    This is my first season so i still have a home owners edger.
    Whats the difference of quality in a stihl edger or commercial edger to a troy-bilt? i want to provide the best quality to all my customers, but my lawns arent looking as good as i want them to. is there a major difference?
     
  2. HappyGrasslawncare

    HappyGrasslawncare LawnSite Member
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    i know somebody with stihl equipment can answer this question.
     
  3. birdman0494

    birdman0494 LawnSite Member
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    im pretty sure the more output the engine has the faster the blade will be moving. So in my opinion a commercial edger would be good even though the le 261 sucks try a fc 95 edger
     
  4. Wade Landscaping

    Wade Landscaping LawnSite Member
    from Ohio
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    You cant go wrong with the quality and the power from Stihl.
     
  5. pitrack

    pitrack LawnSite Bronze Member
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    I have a RedMax and love it...check them out that's all I use.
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    Last edited: Jul 8, 2009
  6. maddogg578

    maddogg578 LawnSite Member
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    i would check out stihl or redmax maybe tanaka trimmers i love stihl and red max
     
  7. grass_cuttin_fool

    grass_cuttin_fool LawnSite Gold Member
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    Hmmm.......I cant say that the troybuilt will do any less of a job than stihl....I started out with a ryobi and it done a good job.......the difference will be when the homeowner grade gives out in a few months of daily use as where the stihl should be a reliable unit for years

    the troybuilt more than like is cable operated where as the stihl has a solid driveshaft
     
  8. White Gardens

    White Gardens LawnSite Fanatic
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    Troy built is now made by MTD. Nuff said.
     

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