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Just purchased John Deere trimmer

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Escapeslawncare, Sep 13, 2008.

  1. Escapeslawncare

    Escapeslawncare LawnSite Member
    Messages: 45

    I just purchased a new trimmer on ebay for $180 its a john deere t105slc brand new in the box. My question is are these good trimmers I thought for the price I could beat it
  2. 1993lx172

    1993lx172 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,305

    My advice to you would be to open up the muffler and take out that little screen that's in there. It will clog up an rob you of power. I have a Jd 21C trimmer and it works pretty good, after i removed that screen.

    Sorry to jump in with a question of my own:eek: but does any one know of a good product that will seal a gas tank? My homelite trimmer is leaking around the fuel line from the tank and the stuff i tried already was soon dissolved by the gas. It's doing me no good hanging up in the garage and any help will be appreciated. Again sorry to jump in.
  3. Runner

    Runner LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,497

    Not too bad. Thats about a decent sale price. The MSRP is $220 for that trimmer. I believe those are all still Kawasaki trimmers.
  4. retrodog

    retrodog LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,429

    John deere said the other day that they are doing away with the deere brand handhelds completely and swapping all to Stihl, hope they will still have parts and warranty for you. Noticed all the Deere shops around here have bright new Stihl signs all over them.
  5. Escapeslawncare

    Escapeslawncare LawnSite Member
    Messages: 45

    thanks for the reply's

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