Whats the most life you guys have ever got out of a 2 cycle

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by ince8728, Feb 20, 2005.

  1. ince8728

    ince8728 LawnSite Member
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    I have a Toro 2cycle show thrower that has been through 4 blizzards and is 10 years old and has not shown any signs of stopping. I know someone who has 3 redmax bp's that are about 10-12 years old and have gone through hard commercial abuse every day he has had them. How about you guys?
     
  2. procut

    procut LawnSite Bronze Member
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    I have an old Echo trimmer thats really been through a lot, and its still running ok.
     
  3. YardPro

    YardPro LawnSite Gold Member
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    i have an 18 year old shindawa t-25 that still runs. heavy as heck, and never gets used.. no muffler guard, etc..
     
  4. TMlawncare

    TMlawncare LawnSite Bronze Member
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    We have an old Redmax trimmer we bought in 1995 that still is used time to time and still runs good. I wish they put hour gauges on handheld devices, I'd love to know what some of this stuff really has on them.
     
  5. ince8728

    ince8728 LawnSite Member
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    Same, if you are really determined you could prob put one on. Prob hoow it up to the spark pluck wire and the kill switch, idk.
     
  6. impactlandscaping

    impactlandscaping LawnSite Silver Member
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    My oldest T270 is nine, and literally has been to hell and back. The only thing that's been done to it was a shaft replacement last summer. I also had some 21" commercial Snappers with the Wisconsin Robin engines that you could not kill...great mowers. The guy I sold them to 5 years ago still uses them daily.
     
  7. specialtylc

    specialtylc LawnSite Bronze Member
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    If I get 1500 hours of use on a small 2 cycle engine, im felling good. If it makes it to 2000 hrs its the work of GOD. :laugh:
     

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