T230XR $400 ?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Grateful11, Mar 14, 2001.

  1. Grateful11

    Grateful11 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 177

    I just got the new Lawn & Landscape Mag and noticed that Shindaiwa is running what they call a special on a T230XR Trimmer for $399.99. That seems a bit high for a T230. I not sure what the XR part is but I've seen the T230 priced from $243- 299 elsewhere. This thing must have a turbo on it or something. I didn't pay that much for my T27. Any ideas on why it's so much? I was thinking about a regular T230 or a Husky 325LX.
  2. joshua

    joshua LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,226

    graeful, i seen it in mine lawn & landscape too. i wrote them a email, when i get something from them i'll post it for all of us. i looked on there site and it doesn't even have the t230xr under their products.
  3. bob

    bob LawnSite Platinum Member
    from DE
    Posts: 4,254

    Wow, $400 for a T230. I pay less than that for my T270's. I can't see the XR being that much better than a plain T230. Maybe its another limited edition thats painted blue again.
  4. R&GSweeping

    R&GSweeping LawnSite Member
    Posts: 30

    Maybe it comes with an operator ;) Seriously I paid $230 for mine. So it must be something special. Lifetime supply of trimmer string?

  5. Keith

    Keith LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,977

    I think XR means Xtra Roll as in you better bring an extra roll of cash. I wouldn't doubt there is a dealer somewhere around here asking $400 for a 230

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