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Thoughts on Echo PAS-265 Please....

Discussion in 'Homeowner Assistance Forum' started by Steve Swail, Apr 4, 2008.

  1. Steve Swail

    Steve Swail LawnSite Member
    Messages: 53

    Hello to all. Just a regular homeowner looking to upgrade from my current Troy-Bilt split boom, trimmer/edger setup to something nicer & more durable. Anyone have any experience using the above mentioned Echo SB system? If so, what are your thoughts & impressions so far? Also, I'm all for supporting a local dealer with the purchase but honestly, I can save more than a few bucks & buy the items on-line. Other than "end of the longest line" type service from a dealer because I didn't buy it from him, any other pitfalls to not purchasing thru a dealer? I'm pretty sure Echo has a 5 yr residential warranty on this unit regardless of where I purchase it. Thanks in advance for any help.
  2. Happy Frog

    Happy Frog LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,224

    They are very good units. Plenty of power, sip gas and lots of attachments available.
    Attachments are good quality too and should last you forever.
    Buying from a dealer has its advantages, check if your dealer would give you a break on the price before buying online.

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