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anybody have experience with the new honda 4stroke trimmers

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Nathan, Oct 23, 2000.

  1. Nathan

    Nathan LawnSite Member
    Messages: 193

    Just curious if anyone has experience with honda's new four stroke line trimmer. I have heard very good things but haven't seem many people using them, have they not caught on yet or is there a problem with them. Also has anybody heard of honda coming out with a four stroke blower?
  2. bob

    bob LawnSite Platinum Member
    from DE
    Messages: 4,261

  3. bob

    bob LawnSite Platinum Member
    from DE
    Messages: 4,261

  4. Nathan

    Nathan LawnSite Member
    Messages: 193

    Thanks Bob.I still would love to hear any updates from people using them for while now.
  5. cutting edge

    cutting edge LawnSite Member
    Messages: 194

    Honda also has a stick edger.
  6. Chuck Sinclair

    Chuck Sinclair LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 336

    Love my Trimmer i have been using it all season and no problems. More power the the 2 stroke trimmers any day
  7. Mark_Christopher

    Mark_Christopher LawnSite Member
    Messages: 41

    Ive checked them out at my local dealer. Never actually started one up and used it. the only thing i noticed is that they're much heavier than the 2 stokes...

  8. Bryan Wilson

    Bryan Wilson LawnSite Member
    Messages: 48

    I've owned a 31cc Honda 4 stroke trimmer for two years and have both likes and dislikes.
    LIKES: a good sturdy powerful unit especially suited for use with a blade for brush clearing.
    DISLIKES: The weight is a problem if you are using it for extended periods of time. I think I've overcome this problem by adjusting the handle to balance the unit.

    Unless you have a need for such a powerful unit, a lighter trimmer such as a shindiawa would probably be a better choice. I plan to buy a Shindiawa next season, a treat for my back and will keep the Honda for heavy jobs.
  9. chrisbolte

    chrisbolte LawnSite Member
    Messages: 135

    What are the average price for the 4 storkes that everyone is paying?
  10. Lawnworks

    Lawnworks LawnSite Fanatic
    from usa
    Messages: 5,407

    Northern sells them for $330. Check out Kawasaki trimmers at alamia.com I have felt them before and they are very well balanced. The 23 or 25 cc trimmer is extrmely light and well- balanced. I think it being balanced so well causes it to feel lighter. I think I am going to get the bigger trimmer from them.

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