What Trimmer?

Discussion in 'Industry Surveys & Polls' started by steveo95, Nov 25, 2010.


What Trimmer do you use?

  1. Stihl

    299 vote(s)
  2. Echo

    179 vote(s)
  3. Redmax

    75 vote(s)
  4. Shindaiwa

    78 vote(s)
  5. Other (state below)

    78 vote(s)
  1. kodak mowing

    kodak mowing LawnSite Member
    Messages: 140

    kawasaki love it,bets echo hands down
  2. Cajun Cleanin'

    Cajun Cleanin' LawnSite Member
    Messages: 115

    Stihl FS55 for years until some piece of SH$T stole it today.I just bought a Stihl 90 4 stroke.
  3. mountainmowinman

    mountainmowinman LawnSite Member
    Messages: 44

    I have used Stihl and Echo for years. Both build strong products.

    IXINRGIXI LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 279

    redmax 2650
  5. michiganmower10

    michiganmower10 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 190

    deff shindaiwa, a 12 yr old shindaiwa 230 and a 6 yr old 242, i like the 230 hands down, alot of power for its size and durable, was going to buy a T261 or T272 this yr but since echo bought out shindaiwa, you cant get them now...
  6. yardude

    yardude LawnSite Member
    Messages: 24

    Husky 326LS: Lightweight, powerful, dependable & under $300.00 new. I believe Kawasaki is the only other unit that competes in the weight category.
  7. Green Industry Pro

    Green Industry Pro LawnSite Senior Member
    Male, from Tyler Texas
    Messages: 308

    I run Echo and Shindaiwa. No complaints about either of them. Awesome trimmers!
  8. LBA1999

    LBA1999 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 60

    I use a Husqvarna 325L trimmer which at 9lbs was the lightest trimmer on the market when I bought it 7 or 8 years ago. I love it. the husquvarna head is so easy and the thing is very well balanced. It always starts on second pull and even though every cosmetic part has broken, I've been through 3 trimmer heads, and the shaft is bent it still runs great.
  9. ochosdaddy

    ochosdaddy LawnSite Member
    Messages: 222

    Who's received more than two years of daily commercial use from a Stihl FS90? I bought two and both crudded out long before I feel they should have. Ended up buying three old school FS80r units since that the dealer still had in stock. Tried and true, just too bad the EPA got involved.
  10. WorldsStrongestLandscaper

    WorldsStrongestLandscaper LawnSite Member
    Messages: 243

    My 6 &5 yr old beat to **** fs-110's died last yr my 3 ,2,1,this yr old fs130 's are still kicking butt!!!
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