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What Trimmer?

Discussion in 'Industry Surveys & Polls' started by steveo95, Nov 25, 2010.


What Trimmer do you use?

  1. Stihl

    299 vote(s)
  2. Echo

    179 vote(s)
  3. Redmax

    75 vote(s)
  4. Shindaiwa

    78 vote(s)
  5. Other (state below)

    78 vote(s)
  1. steveo95

    steveo95 LawnSite Member
    from SC
    Posts: 46

    What trimmer do you guys use
  2. Derek's Lawn Care

    Derek's Lawn Care LawnSite Member
    from IL
    Posts: 208

    Ive used sthil, echo, red max, honda, and maruyama and I by far like stihl the best, easiest to use, most comfortable, and most powerful, only drawback is i dont like the cap system. jmo

  3. Mudly

    Mudly LawnSite Member
    Posts: 141

    i use echo 280S for line trimming and 400u for clearing. and fs55 for backups.
    the echos are heavy units but i and the boys are used to it. I know the 280S out preforms the FS95 anyday (my buddy uses them for his bussiness) but im not sure if there even in the same spec catagory. i have noticed also from a 280, fs55 comparistion that the 280 is more forgiven with taller operators seems like the angle is different and you don't have to strain so much to get a even cut. I happen to be 6' 2"
  4. Kennedy Landscaping

    Kennedy Landscaping LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 5,599

    Stihl FS80 here
  5. Davie Landscape

    Davie Landscape LawnSite Member
    Posts: 41

    2 Shindaiwa T242X's here. One with a Speed Feed head and the other with a blade. Have a Husky as backup but its pretty much collecting dust now.
  6. Chevy z71

    Chevy z71 LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 11,950

    ktf27a kawi
  7. bobcat48

    bobcat48 LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,176

    Echo Srm 225.
  8. 944own

    944own LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,160

    stihl fs110 have a fs76 as a backup
  9. M & L

    M & L LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 291

    mauryama with a speed head and gator magnum line
  10. just in time

    just in time LawnSite Member
    Posts: 67

    Fs 90r....

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