Shindaiwa t270

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by alpine692003, Dec 13, 2003.

  1. alpine692003

    alpine692003 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,502

    Welp, I just bought my shindaiwa t270 grass trimmer.

    $512 CDN!
  2. ElephantNest

    ElephantNest LawnSite Bronze Member
    from La.
    Messages: 1,878

    My word! They go new here for $379.00, and I have a few for sale for $250.00. You will LOVE it though, just wish you didn't have to pay so much.
  3. xcopterdoc

    xcopterdoc LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 752

    Good machine. We have 6 crews lawn maint crews where I work and they have 2 T270s per crew, plus we have 2 large landscaping crews and they also run 1 each 270. They have been real good as far as durability. I have made up several spares from siezed powerheads by buying new jugs and pistons. They run as good as new. The gear boxes and shafts are bullet proof. Ocassionaly I replace a clutch or clutch drum, maybe a carb, if the crew doesnt keep the gas and filters clean. Oh,, keep the all the cap screws tight. They shoul dhave given you the allen wrenches when ya bought it. use em..
  4. alpine692003

    alpine692003 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,502

    I hope so, I ordered it in. THey didn't have it in stock, so I guess i'll find out..

    godamn expenses!!

    Oh ya, I forgot to mention..

    How many of you guys out there grass trim, then mow? or mow then grass trim the same area ?

    which one 1st!

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