Combo tool vs. standard trimmer
This is my first post on this forum so I hope it's in the right place.
I am having a new lawn installed and wanting to update my old trimmer. I've been looking at the Husqvarna range and am trying to decide between a standard straight shaft trimmer (524L) and the combo tool that also takes other attachments like hedge trimmer, blower, polesaw, etc (525RJD).
The pros I see for the combo tool are (a) only one engine to maintain, saves space, slightly cheaper than buying the individual tools.
And the cons are (a) the combo unit itself is $100 more, if the combo engine dies then you are locked into the brand if you have all the attachments, slightly less robust with a split shaft.
Anyone have any recommendations on this (any brand combo vs standard trimmer advice is great - not just Husky). Note that I think the models given above may be Australian rather than US.