tanaka edger

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by 1 cutter, Apr 30, 2002.

  1. 1 cutter

    1 cutter LawnSite Member
    Messages: 6

    first..let me say What a great site!!!!

    Where have i been?

    ok, back to the topic at hand.

    i searched and got some info on the tanaka edger, you know the gear driven monster.

    i'm interested in getting one of these and i was told they weren't going to be available in the states much longer.

    anyone else heard that? know where a guy can get one online?

    thats for your help.

  2. Turfdude

    Turfdude LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,899


    Don't know where site is (tanaka.com????)
    Anyway, I have 2 of the 550's and I love them. After 2 seasons, I had to replace tha throttle cables. They run great, edge great and no belts to adjust!!! Just keep the cutting head area clean of mud when edging wet and/or overgrown stuff. Much better than the LW's and even better than my old scag IMHO.
    BTW, just recheck your local tanaka dealer re: the US Sales - may have problem meeting carb tier2, but I doubt it since they also make line trimmers, hedge trimmers and other 2 cycle equipment.

  3. totallpm

    totallpm LawnSite Member
    from Utah
    Messages: 50

    A friend of mine pawned his at a pawn shop last winter and he did not pick it up. I know that thy have it for sale but I do not know for how much. I do not know the number but you can call information. It is at SANDY PAWN in Sandy, UT the area code is 801.

    Hope this helps

    Kevin Total

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