Which brand trimmer would you buy?

Discussion in 'Industry Surveys & Polls' started by supercutz, Feb 12, 2014.

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What trimmers would you buy?

Poll closed Apr 13, 2014.
  1. Stihl

    16 vote(s)
    32.7%
  2. Shindaiwa

    6 vote(s)
    12.2%
  3. Husqvarna

    6 vote(s)
    12.2%
  4. Echo

    10 vote(s)
    20.4%
  5. Mauryama

    3 vote(s)
    6.1%
  6. Redmax

    8 vote(s)
    16.3%
  1. supercutz

    supercutz LawnSite Member
    Posts: 18

    If you where buying all new trimmers what would you buy?
     
  2. blythefieldacreslawncare

    blythefieldacreslawncare LawnSite Member
    Posts: 94

    Stihl all the way!
     
  3. loveitgreen

    loveitgreen LawnSite Member
    Posts: 38

    Husqvarna, no question. Best power to weight ratio out there, and good prices to boot.
     
  4. blythefieldacreslawncare

    blythefieldacreslawncare LawnSite Member
    Posts: 94

    Sure they are cheap and powerful, but do they last when used commercially? No way!
     
  5. hmlawn

    hmlawn LawnSite Member
    Posts: 86

    I love my 2012 stihl FS90R, but my two echos are 16-17 years old and still start every time and perform excellently.
     
  6. MRCo.

    MRCo. LawnSite Member
    Posts: 227

    Redmax, I have dozens of customers using them commercially for over ten years and going strong. Also check out Dolmar 4 strokes.
     
  7. arkansas502

    arkansas502 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 100

    Redmax!!!!!!!
     
  8. JDGlandscape

    JDGlandscape LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 506

    I run husquvarna and red max, love them both. I believe the newer redmax handheld products are the same as the huskies? That is what iI was told at least...
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  9. jlcrox2

    jlcrox2 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 67

    Bought my first echo last year and have been really happy with it. But if money wasn't a question : shindaiwa
     
  10. WPLC

    WPLC LawnSite Member
    from USA
    Posts: 157

    Definately Stihl..but Shindaiwa is the best trimmer, if you have a dealer that carries that brand.
     

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