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Echo PAS Series! Feedback wanted

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing Equipment' started by southerntide, May 17, 2014.

  1. southerntide

    southerntide LawnSite Fanatic
    Male, from Alabama
    Messages: 5,957

    What is the weight of the 280 by chance do you know? It was not listed on Echo spec sheet I found
  2. Blanks landscaping

    Blanks landscaping LawnSite Member
    Messages: 52

    Look on Craigslist I got the pas 266 with 5 attachments and a echo handheld blower for 500 it was all less than a year old used a handful of times and new it was like 1330
  3. southerntide

    southerntide LawnSite Fanatic
    Male, from Alabama
    Messages: 5,957

    It always slim pickings near my area on there to far away from the big cities
  4. beaureguard

    beaureguard LawnSite Member
    Messages: 53

    The 280 is 10.8lbs

    I have 2 280's and 1 260
    3 Rapid Load Trimmer Heads
    1 Articulating Hedge Trimmer
    1 Pole Pruner
    2 Brush Cutters
    1 Power Sweeper
    1 Blower
    1 3' Extension
    1 Power Edger

    I love these units. I have people tell me that the 280 w/Trimmer is heavy. But I have used them for over 2 years now and I don't feel that they are. They do have plenty of power for what ever you want to throw at them.
  5. vegandude

    vegandude LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 457

    Not to long ago I started a thread asking for opinions of the power rake attachment and only got one reply. Anybody on this thread have one and if so what are your thoughts
  6. Lyon

    Lyon LawnSite Member
    Messages: 34

    You might think about having the guys at shop or you cutting down an old trimmer. I I mean some one landed a limb on my old 230 it sat in shed for about 4 years then I brought it to shop and ordered the parts made it a pas works fine I use the edger and hedge trimmer don't bother with the pole saw just go for the echo power pole saw its great I've got the hedge attach for that too! I think the pas adapter cost me installed 175 ?
  7. southerntide

    southerntide LawnSite Fanatic
    Male, from Alabama
    Messages: 5,957

    I tried a 266 and a 280 the other day when I had to replace my SRM210 head amazing machines, when I get new mower getting the 280 and all but 2 of the attachments.

    I'm using the the lower attachment from the PAS as a head on my 210 right now the stock is sitting put up indoors waiting on the upper 280.

    Thanks for all the input!
  8. OakTreeLawnCareNixaMO

    OakTreeLawnCareNixaMO LawnSite Member
    from USA
    Messages: 61

    Are The Tiller Attachment's Any Good? Durable? Long Lasting?
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  9. Patriot Services

    Patriot Services LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,359

    Works great in small areas abd beds.
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  10. chachi1984

    chachi1984 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 10

    iam not a fan of the speed feed head

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