what c.c. to run a blade effectively

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by lawnwizards, Jan 4, 2004.

  1. lawnwizards

    lawnwizards LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,439

    just wondering what c.c. weed eater to run a blade? got a few houses with thick brush and was looking into a blade attachment. thanks for the input. by the way i have a echo.. believe its 25 c.c.

    lawn wizards
  2. xcopterdoc

    xcopterdoc LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 752

    I would think that 25cc is plenty. Alot depends on the type of blade and the actual diameter of the brush being cut. A blade on a weed eater is a serious piece of equipment! It can and will hurt ya! Please consult your owners manual on the proper installation and use. The correct PPE is a must!
  3. hole in one lco

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

    That should be plenty of power for your application . I run a 8in 80tooth blade on my srm 2100.
  4. Sauls1686

    Sauls1686 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 171

    I run a blade on my 22.8 echo. Works great!
  5. sildoc

    sildoc LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,925

    run a blade on my old homelite 20.5 cc and works fine. I don't chop trees or any thing but for thick weeds and brush works fine. A must for Black berries.

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