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Weedeater Comparisons

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by jsalyer, Apr 29, 2004.

  1. jsalyer

    jsalyer LawnSite Member
    Posts: 1

    Does anyone know of any good weedeater comparison sites. I am getting ready to replace three of my larger trimmers and would like some good comparioson info. Or, anyones input on what they like/use would be great too.
  2. outsidepride

    outsidepride LawnSite Member
    Posts: 53

    ive used shindaiwa T 260's for last 8 years they are a work horse my oldest one is now 4 years and running strong never a problem
  3. H.H.Holmes

    H.H.Holmes LawnSite Member
    Posts: 8

    Same here, found Shindy and knew there was no comparison.
  4. jajwrigh

    jajwrigh LawnSite Bronze Member
    Male, from Martinsville, IN
    Posts: 1,405

    Check epinions.com
  5. Leisure Lawn

    Leisure Lawn LawnSite Member
    Posts: 88

    I have found that the newer Echo SRM-260S trimmers are awesome.

    Very lightweight, great power etc.....
  6. Norm Al

    Norm Al LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,227

    compare echo with robin and youll get the echo
  7. all degree

    all degree LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 344

    I would stay away from Echo they die really quickly. I switched to Stihl recently and they are much better. FS 80 is great and very pwerful.
  8. youngdude

    youngdude LawnSite Member
    Posts: 152

    I love my Shindaiwa T-230, lots of power!
  9. tacoma200

    tacoma200 LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 5,426

    Never had to repair a Stihl. Don't know if they are the best but they are good dependable tools.
  10. Mickhippy

    Mickhippy LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,251

    Kawi or Shin. Kawis heaps of power and little weight. Shins are also great but heavier. Either, i-ther!

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