What attatchment trimmer is best?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by 4 seasons lawn&land, Jan 25, 2008.

  1. 4 seasons lawn&land

    4 seasons lawn&land LawnSite Gold Member
    from NY
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    I want to get a regular weed wacker to trim with but want one that you can put the power broom, hedge trimmer, pole saw, metal blade, and plastic blades on. Which one is best? thanx
     
  2. RGM

    RGM LawnSite Senior Member
    Male, from Baltimore Md
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    I like the echo
     
  3. grass_cuttin_fool

    grass_cuttin_fool LawnSite Gold Member
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    LOL I like Stihl ...Ive been pleased with mine....cant say anything good or bad about the others

    wayne
     
  4. smcunningham

    smcunningham LawnSite Senior Member
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    Shindaiwa M231.....I have every attachment they make and I love it:cool2:
     
  5. barefeetny

    barefeetny LawnSite Senior Member
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    i look at the attachments

    i don't know... the only ones i think i would uses would be the brushcutter and the pole saw....maybe the stick edger

    do you guys really use all the attachments... the blower? some look kinda gimmicky...

    let me know as someone just gave me a nice powerhead.

    Nate
     
  6. smcunningham

    smcunningham LawnSite Senior Member
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    I use the pole saw and articulated hedge trimmer attachment all the time and the cultivator attachment and power broom sure have there place as well....they have come in handy and make job time on landscaping jobs come down = more profit. I carry the edger and trimmer head attachments on my mowing rig as a back up for my primary edger and trimmer.....carry three handhelds instead of four. Shindaiwa does'nt carry/sell one of those cheesy blower attachments....:laugh:there a joke:laugh:......:waving:
     
  7. RGM

    RGM LawnSite Senior Member
    Male, from Baltimore Md
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    The hedge trimmer attachment with is nice to have too
     
  8. Breezmeister

    Breezmeister LawnSite Bronze Member
    Male, from South Jersey
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    http://www.tanaka-usa.com/index.php?section=177

    Plus a two year commercial warranty
     
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  9. Happy Frog

    Happy Frog LawnSite Bronze Member
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    New Echo PAS-265
    Lots of power and all the attachments you need are available...
     
  10. 4 seasons lawn&land

    4 seasons lawn&land LawnSite Gold Member
    from NY
    Posts: 3,599

    what has the most available attatchments?
     

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