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Discussion in 'Homeowner Assistance Forum' started by maustm, Feb 5, 2010.

  1. maustm

    maustm LawnSite Member
    from Midwest
    Messages: 54

    In the market for a new trimmer/blower. I got an Echo dealer local, anyone have recommendations. I'm not buying another homeowner 2 season model, want them to last.
  2. mowerdude777

    mowerdude777 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,735

    I have a sthil bg 55 high quality home owner blower that I use a few times a week it gets beat around and abused and is an amazing even though I am profesional they are only 139 new trimmer wise I personaly like my thindaiwa t231 or Redmax 2401 I had a echo 210 a while ago and it was junk
  3. betmr

    betmr LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,663

    I'm a Red Max guy myself.
  4. LarryF

    LarryF LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,181

    I agree with you being reluctant to buy any more homeowner-grade equipment. I also gave up on that decades ago. But it's not clear to me exactly what you are looking for. Does "trimmer" mean a hedge or a string trimmer? And by "blower", does that mean you want a backpack, a hand-held, or a walk-behind blower?

    WREBELMACHINE LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,089

    Just step up and go with the echo pro stuff it is as good as anyones.

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