Need opinion on there hedge trimmers

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by soloscaperman, Aug 11, 2009.

  1. soloscaperman

    soloscaperman LawnSite Gold Member
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  2. punt66

    punt66 LawnSite Fanatic
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    getting alot of advice now ha. Anyway your succesful so buy something commercial.
  3. david shumaker

    david shumaker LawnSite Senior Member
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    If you just have 1 small job, manual hand clippers will work. Sometimes I just use my manual Corona shears if I just have a couple shrubs to clip.

    STIHL GUY LawnSite Fanatic
    from CT
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    trust me if you buy commercial it will pay off. i had the same question last year and i went out and bought a brand new kawasaki KHT600S. i used it for 2 jobs last year and this year i have used it on over 15 jobs. it has definitly more than payed for itself
  5. Roger

    Roger LawnSite Fanatic
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    I think this is the same person who wanted to buy clippers, use for the small job, and then return for refund.

    david ... has the right idea. With all the words thrown about on this topic for a small job, hand clippers will work fine. In years past, all bushes were trimmed with hand clippers. They will do the same job now, as they did a couple decades ago. For a small job, you spend more time to scout out a purchase, than to use your hand clippers -- just go do the job!
  6. punt66

    punt66 LawnSite Fanatic
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    yes it is..............
  7. tinman

    tinman LawnSite Bronze Member
    from ga
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    Won't last long but do what you have to do. Used commercial trimmer would be better if you could save up for them
  8. jada86

    jada86 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 124

    Echo has some small trimmers that are nice! 20" blade I believe.

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