weedeater

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Blaster822, Apr 22, 2003.

  1. Blaster822

    Blaster822 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 71

    :sleeping: oh ya how are all of you to day?

    What kind of weedeaters are any good? Thank you have a nice day?:)
     
  2. joeboy4

    joeboy4 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 29

    Sthil fs 85with bike handle I have 3, very good machines .
     
  3. Green Pastures

    Green Pastures LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,457

    Echo SRM-2601 I have 3.
     
  4. greenman

    greenman LawnSite Addict
    Posts: 1,405

    Isn't Weedeater a Wal-Mart brand of string trimmers? If this is so....then, none are good.:rolleyes:
     
  5. Grass Master

    Grass Master LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 328

    The Echo SRM-260S trimmer is awesome! If not for commercial use the SRM-210 is very nice as well......you get what you pay for!

    Great power, lightweight, quiet......my guys love them! (PS...we had Stihl FS-85s before the Echo's....nice units.. but heavier, noisy and sometimes hard to start!)

    Good luck!
     
  6. lawnmutt

    lawnmutt LawnSite Member
    Posts: 59

    Husqvarna
     
  7. bluebeard

    bluebeard LawnSite Member
    from ny
    Posts: 21

  8. BobR

    BobR LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 714

    Almost any thing would be an improvment over your current trimmer, a quantum leap would be a SRM 260 from Echo.
    BobR
     
  9. RYNOTHEALBINO

    RYNOTHEALBINO LawnSite Member
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  10. MDMowing

    MDMowing LawnSite Member
    from Midwest
    Posts: 58

    I couldn't ever see spending big bucks on name bradt weedeaters. I always bout the cheap wal-mart specials. We've had everthing from "WeedEater" to "McCollough". Once I bought a little Homelight. I used the heck out of that thing. This year I bout a namebrand though. I bought a "Snapper" weedtrimmer. Been the best little 17" trimmer I ever bought. Not a paid price either. This year I plan on buying another one only bigger. Maybe a straight shaft.

    I would go with Snapper or Sthill.
     

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