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Brand for equipment

Discussion in 'Industry Surveys & Polls' started by J Dawg, Mar 23, 2012.

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what brand of equipment do you use

  1. Echo

    43 vote(s)
    22.9%
  2. Husqvarna

    21 vote(s)
    11.2%
  3. Tanaka

    3 vote(s)
    1.6%
  4. Red max

    20 vote(s)
    10.6%
  5. Stihl

    84 vote(s)
    44.7%
  6. Shindaiwa

    17 vote(s)
    9.0%
  1. J Dawg

    J Dawg LawnSite Member
    Messages: 70

    I know everyone has their own brand of equipment that is their favorite. I'm looking at buying new equipment and was wondering what equipment everyone uses in order to see what brand is most reliable and used by the pros. THANKS! :)
     
  2. Matt Mow's

    Matt Mow's LawnSite Member
    Messages: 28

    Go with Echo. Every piece of equipment that I own is Echo and it fires up day after day after day. They make really good equipment.
     
  3. GoldStarMowing

    GoldStarMowing LawnSite Member
    Messages: 104

    All my handhelds are echo. Couldn't be happier with them.
     
  4. J Dawg

    J Dawg LawnSite Member
    Messages: 70

    has anyone tried husqvarna? specifically their blowers. ? :)
     
  5. GoldStarMowing

    GoldStarMowing LawnSite Member
    Messages: 104

    I believe the commercial division of husqvarna is red max so i'd look into the red max stuff. I've never heard anything negitive bout it really. Then again, i've also never used it myself. :laugh:
     
  6. Z's Lawncare

    Z's Lawncare Banned
    Messages: 109

    stihl all i have is stihl they run all day with out skipping a beat
     
  7. castlerockmo

    castlerockmo LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 867

    Thats all I use. One of my trimmers has over 3000 hours. The new 580 its blower is a beast. I believe it has around 1200 cfm I love husqvarna and only buy husqvarna if I can. Heck my ZTr are Dixon(husqvarna)!
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  8. ALEX'S LANDSCAPING

    ALEX'S LANDSCAPING LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 675

    STIHL= dependability, performance, realiable, quality and professional grade!!!
     
  9. JCLawn and more

    JCLawn and more LawnSite Fanatic
    from MI
    Messages: 5,281

    Dolmar!!!!! Its not up there. First pull start on my trimmer for 2 years everytime and even after sitting all winter. 2 pulls on my chainsaw and one after that and even if it sits for a hour. You guys can keep your sthil and husky.
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  10. Glenn Lawn Care

    Glenn Lawn Care LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,645

    I like both STHIL and Shindawia.
     

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