Redmax vs Husky vs Tanaka String Trimmer

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by MBargar, Jul 4, 2009.


Which String Trimmer

  1. Husqvarna 323L

    17 vote(s)
  2. Redmax BCZ2610S

    22 vote(s)
  3. Tanaka TBC-260PF

    14 vote(s)
  4. Other

    14 vote(s)
  1. 4Running

    4Running LawnSite Member
    from Tx
    Messages: 32

    Sorry to dredge up an old thread, but after reading it I checked out, and borrowed several of the above units. I bought a new Tanaka, and it really feels great, and seems to be very heavy built. VERY nice unit!
  2. Merkava_4

    Merkava_4 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,443

    Which model of Tanaka did you get?
  3. Alan0354

    Alan0354 LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,450

    Where have you been? I was wondering about you!!! You buy your trimmer yet?

    I thought you are into hand held stuff, while you were gone, I was the only one holding the bag!!!! :laughing: :laughing: :laughing: :laughing: :laughing:

  4. 20xd

    20xd LawnSite Member
    Messages: 38

    Personally my next purcase will be Dolmar or Makita.I have been blown away by the quality of the Dolmar 7600 back pack I got a couple a months ago.As for Tanaka, I was at Hatachi last week picking up some parts and Jack the service tech showed me the new Hatachi trimmers.The first run will be rebadged Tanaka units and will show up at lowes soon.Tanaka will go to the dealer and Hatachi to the box stores. He said at least for the first year the units would be the same just rebadged at a lower price.
  5. 4Running

    4Running LawnSite Member
    from Tx
    Messages: 32

    Hi guys!

    I got a 255sfk. its a split shaft with a bunch of attachments for it. The more I run it the better it gets. Although I did order a better padded handle for it from my dealer. BEats that new Echo combo pack my buddy got, hands down. He wishes now he would have spent the extra money to get the Tanaka!
  6. EARTH5

    EARTH5 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 122

    red max is the only way to go... ive had them alll.....dont mistake it
  7. 4Running

    4Running LawnSite Member
    from Tx
    Messages: 32

    Great machines no doubt.

    But I have to be honest, if it feels good in your hand, and you trust the dealer, GET IT. All of the above brands are great. Anyone who says otherwise is just giving an opinion.
  8. nepatsfan

    nepatsfan LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,142

    What this guy said. I have used them all also. REDMAX
  9. Glenn Lawn Care

    Glenn Lawn Care LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,645

    I voted for redmax but I perfer shindy or stihl.

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