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Shindaiwa or RedMax?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by PLS-Tx, Sep 14, 2006.

  1. PLS-Tx

    PLS-Tx LawnSite Silver Member
    from Texas
    Messages: 2,384

    Which do you prefer? Why?
  2. ChadsLawn

    ChadsLawn LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,110

    Shindawia, because thats what Ive ever owned and there the best. If im not mistaken shin makes redmax also. So im sure redmax is just as good.
  3. lawnspecialties

    lawnspecialties LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,524

    I run them both. Actually, I think RedMax makes engines for Shindaiwa. Either way, they are very similar in design and performance. If one dealer is better than the other (unless they're at the same dealer), that's the one I'd run.:)
  4. saw man

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

    Depends on the piece of equipment.
  5. walker/redmax

    walker/redmax LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 366

    Shindaiwa is one of the few brands that I have never tried. However, out of all the others, the Redmax is hands down the best!
  6. joed

    joed LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,195

    Shindaiwa for trimmers
    Redmax for blowers
  7. Dstosh

    Dstosh LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 716

    I"ll Second that.

    Redmax Blowers, Shindaiwa everything else. OK maybe not everything I have one Kawi Trimmer that is my favorite of them all.
  8. lawnmaniac883

    lawnmaniac883 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,613

    Redmax for blowers, cant comment on trimmers or anything else as I run stihl except for the blowers.

    Redmax makes engines for shindaiwa BTW.
  9. LawnInOrder

    LawnInOrder LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 397

    redmax hands down for everything escpiaclly blowers, trimmers and hedge trimmers. LawnInOrder

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