shindiawa 242 line trimmer

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by ariensman, Jul 15, 2007.

  1. ariensman

    ariensman LawnSite Member
    Messages: 25

    I posted this question on the other forum and got no response. Does anyone have one and if so are they any good.
  2. HydroCutter

    HydroCutter LawnSite Member
    Messages: 145

    This probably doesn't help, but I have the 261 and it is excellent. A little heavier than others, but works great.
  3. LTLS

    LTLS LawnSite Member
    Messages: 6

    I have the complaints....nice tool.
  4. echeandia

    echeandia LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,131

    I have the 242. I like the system for reloading and it also easily releases line. I wish it was a little easier to start. It takes 3 to 6 pulls which isn't a lot but my shindiawa blower and stick edger start on the first pull just about every time.
  5. TNT LawnCare Inc.

    TNT LawnCare Inc. LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,157

    Like the 242 alot nice power to weight ratio,No Complaints
  6. James Theodore

    James Theodore LawnSite Member
    Messages: 14

    The best engineered products around. A definite must have!

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