I just bought one of these yesterday, it is by far the best trimmer I have ever used. I was going to get another redmax, because I really like my 2401s, but the redmax dealer was so rude I went up the road to the Shindaiwa guy. I'm really pleased with the power, weight, and how easy it is to start. Never takes more than two pulls cold, or one pull hot. Also, the new head they use is amazing- you dont have to take it apart to load line. It takes less than one minute to fill the head again. I think that makes it just a step above everything else. Anybody else have a similar experience with these?