light weedeater

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  1. mlyons1

    mlyons1 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 66

    hey guys your opinoin on what the lightest commerical weedeater made is.thanks in advance
  2. JTF40

    JTF40 LawnSite Senior Member
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  3. C&K

    C&K LawnSite Senior Member
    from East TN
    Messages: 295

    I believe husqvarna makes one of if not the lightest commercial trimmer. I believe it is a 323 or 326 model. 9 lbs.,11506

    323L 326LS


    Engine specification
    Cylinder displacement 1.5 cu.inch / 24.5 cm³ (1.5) cu.inch / (24.5) cm³
    Power 1.2 hp / 0.9 kW (1.2) hp / (0.9) kW
    Maximum power speed 9000 rpm (8400) rpm
    Maximum recommended engine speed 11700 rpm (11000-11700) rpm
    Type of carburator Zama C1Q (Zama C1Q)
    Fuel consumption 600 g/kWh (550) g/kWh
    Fuel tank volume 1 US pint / 0.5l (1) US pint / (0.5)l
    Gear ratio/drive gear angle 1:1.46 / 30° (1:1.46) / (30)°
    Shaft length 1483 mm (1483) mm
    Shaft diameter 24.0 mm (24) mm
    Emission, vibration & noise data
    Vibration idling left/right min 1.8 / 1.4 m/s² (1.7) / (1.5) m/s²
    Vibration idling left/right max 2.8 / 1.9 m/s² (2.7) / (1.8) m/s²
    Vibration top speed left/right min 3.9 / 5.2 m/s² (3.9) / (5.2) m/s²
    Vibration top speed left/right max 7.2 / 8.5 m/s² (7.2) / (9.8) m/s²
    Sound level, min/max 90 dB(A) / 97 dB(A) (90) dB(A) / (97) dB(A)
    Noise emission, LWA 106 dB(A)
    Emission, HC 158 g/kWh (51) g/kWh
    Emission, CO 345 g/kWh (264) g/kWh
    Overall dimensions
    Weight 9.0 lbs / 4.1 kg (9.0) lbs / (4.1) kg
    Straight shaft, exteded reach


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  4. yungman

    yungman LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Calif.
    Messages: 1,274

    Husky are all 10.2lb or around there. I think the Redmax has a 9.5lb. But 10lb is ok too. I would go with Redmax BCZ2401.
  5. C&K

    C&K LawnSite Senior Member
    from East TN
    Messages: 295

  6. cwmiller928

    cwmiller928 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 109

    Redmax makes a model thats AMAZING! bar none. The redmax tr 2300 weighs 8.8 lbs. Full of fuel. I have 3 of them. Great power, Great cut. I'de give it a 9 out of 10. A little under powered in THICK GRASS! for basic weekley -10 day mowing. Its the best investment i've made. For brush or anything really thick and more than a foot tall. It has little use.
  7. Zooropa93

    Zooropa93 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 362

    the 223L is listed at 9.0lbs, and while it is not marketed as a full out commerical unit, if you don't need to use a blade it is 323L (which is sold as a commercial unit) with a cable drive instead of the steel driveshaft. If you want blade capability the 326LS is a better choice as it has the steel driveshaft like the 323L but has more torque and does better in heavy weeds while still being lighter than the majority of competing units.
  8. K/B

    K/B LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 480

    TR2300 specs say 9.5 lbs.

    The DOLMAR/Robin MS-22C is the lightest commercial trimmer available, to my knowledge.
  9. saw man

    saw man LawnSite Bronze Member
    from utah
    Messages: 1,033

    Not sure the Robin really has enough power though. It is very light and reliable but not impressed by the head and guard for comm. use.
  10. bard

    bard LawnSite Member
    Messages: 29

    robin trimmers are one of the lightest if not the lightest

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