Yet another Trimmer question, on which one and why?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by smullen, Jul 27, 2005.

  1. smullen

    smullen LawnSite Member
    Messages: 57

    Want to by a new Trimmer this weekend.

    I haven't bought a Trimmer in years and I'm not really sure what I should pick up...

    My local dealer sells

    & Red Max

    (the dealer was recomending an Stihl FS 80R, but I don't know its a good unit or higher profit margin for them... I did not see much on Stihls site about it)

    I somewhere around 350... The cheaper the better, but I'd rather spend a bit more and get something better for the long run...

    So, What Brand/models should I look at and why???

    Also, I dunno if its worth mention or not, but I am going to buy a new Backpack Blower in the next two weeks (as the cash comes in) as well...

    Should I look at getting the same brand as the trimmer???

    I want stuff that will stand up to heavy use and I'd like them to use the same Fuel Mix if at all possible...
  2. LALawnboy

    LALawnboy LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 457

    not to bust your balls but try the search feature because since i've been a member and way before then, there have been at least 20-30 threads about this subject.

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