Going to start my own route this spring, but for now i want an idea of my cost for equipment now so i did some searching and ill list what i need to start . Echo SRM-260 trimmer $284.00 Echo PE 3100 Edger $370.00 Echo PB 260L BP $285.00 WOuld anyone recommened Echo for the beginner? I ask this because we bought an Echo trimmer 2yrs ago lasted only 6months, in the heat of summer the trimmer heats up and is hard to start and get up to power, has that been fixed? 6x12 open trailer around $1000.00 New WB hydro average $5000.00 Currently have a 2000 GMC serria 4.8 V8. Anything i might of left out? Also , what other thin can i being doing now?So im not making a mad rush by December to tie up lose ends? Thank you to all those i envy.