stick edger

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by challenger55, Dec 27, 2003.

  1. challenger55

    challenger55 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 111

    hey guys,

    for the coming season i am looking for a stick edger

    things to look for

    does it have enough power?
    do i want the straight of curve shaft?
    will it clog a lot?
    will the engine start in 1or2 pulls?

    choices considering
    sthil, redmax, shindaiwa

    sthil has the best customer support
    also what is the mix ratio for the sthil
  2. NCSULandscaper

    NCSULandscaper Banned
    Messages: 1,557

    I would also look at what husqvarna offers too. I run husqvarna edgers and could not be happier with power and weight. NEver had it clog up before either. Plus price is good.
  3. Team Gopher

    Team Gopher LawnSite Platinum Member
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    Messages: 4,040

    Hi Challenger,

    Here is a large post that deals with edgers.
  4. hole in one lco

    hole in one lco LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,793

    i run all kawasaki edger trimmers blowers they are lite and powerful and start every time good price and quality
  5. BW4486

    BW4486 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 243

    I would go stihl FS85, plenty of power, never clogs, mix ratio 50:1
    and straight shaft
  6. Doster's L & L

    Doster's L & L LawnSite Senior Member
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