Echo Trimmers

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by GardenDoorNW, Dec 6, 2006.

  1. GardenDoorNW

    GardenDoorNW LawnSite Member
    Messages: 19

    I am in a position to buy an Echo Trimmer at Cost. I need some feedback on which trimmer I should buy. I will be doing yard edging and light to medium trimming on 1/4-1/3 acre lots on 10-15 clients. Any suggestions ???:confused:
  2. ed2hess

    ed2hess LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,376

    Get the SRM261T and it should last you a lifetime......or the SRM230. I was surprised when I looked at the weight comparsion on these two models to see that the 230 weighs more than 261T?
  3. extremerc76

    extremerc76 LawnSite Member
    from NJ
    Messages: 93

    check out the PAS series. then you can have a bunch of tools and one power source, you buy the power source then can use it for trimmer and you said you would be edgeing too so you can put on the stick edger attachment.
    looking at buying one myself, for hedge trimmer/stick edger/another trimmer
    here's the link
  4. justanotherlawnguy

    justanotherlawnguy LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,282

    SRM-260, those things refuse to die.....
  5. extremerc76

    extremerc76 LawnSite Member
    from NJ
    Messages: 93

    i have the srm 210, the cheap model. i beat the crap out of it all year and still runs like new. echo makes damn good weedwacker, edgers, hedgers, etc.
  6. jajwrigh

    jajwrigh LawnSite Bronze Member
    Male, from Martinsville, IN
    Messages: 1,405

    I have had great success with a 260 PAS series.
  7. howardsells2000

    howardsells2000 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 355

    I like the PAS260. You can use various attachments, like a edger, trimmer, hedge trimmer and pole pruner. I have had great luck with mine.
  8. metro36

    metro36 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,417

    I love my PAS 260. It has never let me down.
  9. tomgolfs44

    tomgolfs44 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 49

    261T= plenty of power to do whatever you need
  10. J&R Landscaping

    J&R Landscaping LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,095

    I like them for there power but have seen the same guy blower up 3 of them.

    I have an SRM-210 and it does quite well. I am considering purchasing a SRM-230 in the spring.

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