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echo trimmers these days

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by milo, May 2, 2008.

  1. milo

    milo LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,308

    went to buy another trimmer today and i always buy anything i like anyway did echo get worse? all there trimmers seem more weight and look cheap. is it just me???
  2. Just Mow

    Just Mow LawnSite Senior Member
    from Texas
    Messages: 367

    Nope, not just you.
  3. TPS

    TPS LawnSite Senior Member
    from NJ
    Messages: 363

    I recently bought a 261T and I love it. Lots of power.
  4. BentleyOutdoors

    BentleyOutdoors LawnSite Member
    Messages: 69

    Yea its just you. The new stuff is better than the old and its Orange. My trimmer and Blowers start easier run better and have more power and have a 5 year warrenty. :usflag:
  5. MortonLawn

    MortonLawn LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 286

    Echo's 261-t is by far the best trimmer I've used from Echo, I actually have 3 of them, I wanted to try the newer ones but unfortunately they didn't fit so good on my greentouch racks :cry:
  6. FinerCutslawnCare

    FinerCutslawnCare LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,386

    I like echo alot, except for the head on there trimmer...not one for that, like that stihl bumb head better!
  7. ed2hess

    ed2hess LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,460

    Echo stepped over the line in weight.....the 261T was right on the limit and these feel heavier.They keep saying they got more power so what I got plenty of power on the 261T:hammerhead:

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