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  1. Mechanic and Repair
    Hi I have a stihl fs90r that won’t start! I’ve done plenty of things to it like new carb, new lines, new plug, valves adjusted, and I have compression, spark and fuel delivery I’ve spent 3 days of work on it and I really need it too work I’m open to any suggestions anything would help on this thanks
  2. Lawn Mowing Equipment
    Hello all. Quick question about echo machines: I’m going out on my own this spring and based on my budget I’ve narrowed down my choice for trimmer to an Echo SRM 266. If it matters, during my time with another company I used either a Stihl FS240 or the FS111R. Can anybody tell me the...
  3. Mechanic and Repair
    Hey guys, I have an echo srm 266t and I can't keep it running. ONce it is hot it will not start again. Before you respond here is what I have done Replaced, All filters, removed spark arrester, new spark plug, new carb and even new coil. still same issue. What else could it be? Someone who...
  4. General Industry Discussions
    Ok, so hi, I'm pretty new here, I came here for one question really and I hope y'all can answer it. So today at my schools little garage sale they have, I found a husqvarna 128LD straight shaft string trimmer for 15 USD, I took it home, tore it apart and found that the fuel lines were...
  5. Mechanic and Repair
    i was a mechanic with my dad roughly 8 years ago, i stopped when he retired on disability. he recently passed away so i inherited tons of lawn equipment that im brainstorming how to fix and its overflowing out my garage lol. so i have 2 echo weedeaters, my brain is rusty on this one. when i...
  6. Mechanic and Repair
    Anyone delt with these? Customer Return Items from Vendors. Anyone tried and fix them up and either re-sell or use for personal use? Worth it or not? I know a little bit about repairing things (from working on my Uncles Crop Farm for my Winter Work), but i'm not like a mechanic or anything. Ad...
  7. Lawn Mowing Equipment
    I bought a Stihl Fs90r this year, and after a couple months of use I got a Echo SpeedFeed for it. Well lately after not much use with the SpeedFeed, My Trimmer seems to vibrate a tad more. Which I'm okay with the vibrating, but I've noticed that when idling the Head keeps spinning pretty fast...
  8. Lawn Mowing
    My trimmer was stolen and I think I'm going to replace it with a stihl 94r. My past trimmers were a stihl 110r and most recently an echo 266t. Both of those trimmers have larger engines and handle the speedfeed 450 head fine. The 94r doesnt have over a 25 cc engine. Will it be better with...
  9. Mechanic and Repair
    I have a t-20 that my dad give me and he said it wont start. So i put it on the garage floor turned on the switch primed till the gas flowed down the tube then released it back up in the tack through a little push button. The thing just will not start. I have 40:1 Shindiwia 2-stroke oil mix...
  10. Lawn Mowing
    Last week, I wrote this article on using a line trimmer effectively. Some of you suggested I add some more about individual techniques and style, so this time, I'm focusing on edging with your trimmer. LMK what you think! http://arninglawns.com/weedeat-pro-part-ii/
  11. Lawn Mowing Equipment
    Okay, I am thinking about these two weedeaters: http://www.lowes.com/pd_372989-65481-TB6042+XP_0__?Ntt=372989&productId=3606322&rpp=24 http://www.homedepot.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/ProductDisplay?productId=100663438&storeId=10051&langId=-1&catalogId=10053&MERCH= I know Echo is one of the...
  12. Lawn Mowing
    I'm looking for a new way to store my weedeaters in the shop each night. I have a home built rack, made out of 4X4's & Large hooks. It currently holds 6 weedeaters, but I need to make a new one. I have 12 weedeaters & hedgers that I need to store. What do y'all use? Could you upload pics please?
  13. Lawn Mowing
    Is it better to hang a weedeater by its engine or the trimmer head? We are moving things around in the shop today. First time thread. Thanks for any info.
  14. Lawn Mowing
    Finally got a new trailer and putting some racks on it but which ones??? 1. Connects to top of railing 2. Connects to top and bottom railing The first is also about 20 dollars more but also comes with the hardware to mount. Not sure which one to go with??
  15. Lawn Mowing
    Hey Guys- The new kid here. found so much great stuff on this site, it's unbelievable. Question: as I prepare to start my first (full) season of cutting, I am in need of all serious lawn care equip (no more push mower from the pawn shop). Thought about trying to find a semi-complete outfit...
  16. Original Pictures Forum
    have you guys ever seen one of these? i have a "z trimmer" from peco equipment for sale i got it new and have never used it has warranty and instructions must go, wont work for what i need trades considered. or $250 heres the description from the manf. Designed to save time maintaining the...
  17. Lawn Mowing
    hey i was just wondering what would be better. a stihl trimmer of echo trimmer. here are the websites for the trimmers: http://www.stihlusa.com/trimmers/professional.html http://www.echo.ca/products_for_category.aspx?CategoryID=19 it seems to me that the still is better because more cc, but i...
  18. Marketplace
    I have some old school, pre-emissions, T260's and T270's for sale. I just have too many. Willing to let them got for what I paid for them. I'll have to double check my receipt, but I think it was $359 for the 260's and $439 for the 270's. I won't charge tax. Some are brand new, never had gas...
  19. Marketplace
    If you’re looking for a high powered trimmer that you can use for a commercial landscaping company you’ve found the right piece of equipment. Haven’t had any problems with it and I’ve done all the maintenance and keep up on it myself. I have two (2) of these. I’m asking $140.00 but I’m willing...
  20. Lawn Mowing
    Does anyone know what the best weedeater is? I want enough power to cut a car in half, but I don't want to take out a second mortgage to buy it or suspend it from a crane while using it. I've been ooogling over the Stihl FS250R. It has a 40cc 2 stroke and weighs 13 lbs. Does anyone have one...
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