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Best commercial weedeater under $400?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing Equipment' started by M50V, May 23, 2013.

  1. M50V

    M50V LawnSite Member
    Messages: 107

    In your opinion, what is the best weedeater under $400 that's commercial grade?
  2. nashlawn01

    nashlawn01 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 463

    Sthil fs90 or fs130
  3. M50V

    M50V LawnSite Member
    Messages: 107

    What's the difference between the two?
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  4. jakes mowing

    jakes mowing LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 294

    Stihl fs 90r is a good all around trimmer for about $320. very powerful.
  5. Ridin' Green

    Ridin' Green LawnSite Fanatic
    Male, from Michigan
    Messages: 17,642

    You'll have to look long and hard to even come close to finding a better trimmer for any price than the Husky 323L.

    I own a 223L and run it as my main trimmer, but I also have a FS90R and FS250R so it's not a brand loyalty thing for me. The 323 is the same weight as the 223 (9lbs) but has 20% more power and a solid drive shaft.
  6. Ridin' Green

    Ridin' Green LawnSite Fanatic
    Male, from Michigan
    Messages: 17,642

    The FS130 is a lot more powerful than the FS90 is. The 90 is all anyone needs for any sane trimming powerwise, but it's heavier than the Husky 323.
  7. knox gsl

    knox gsl LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,164

    I love my FS130 but anyone working for me picks the FS100rx everytime.
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  8. Nate'sLawnCare

    Nate'sLawnCare LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,001

    Husky 323L or 326L.
  9. weeze

    weeze LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 12,602


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  10. lawnboy dan

    lawnboy dan LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,711

    agreed the husky 32x is hard to beat

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