Multi-use tools

cbiscuitMarch 5, 2014

I am looking at a Stihl KombiSystem, Husqvarna, Echo PAS, or RedMax Maxtreme for home use. Can someone provide their thoughts on these models? Pros and cons of each?

A lawn care pro friend recommended the RedMax, but it's not popular in my area. A buddy has a Kombi 90, which also seems to be the more recommended system. Echo seems most economical. Are the higher priced systems worth the difference?

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Try Multi-use tools in the search box at the top which shows some info.

    Bookmark   March 9, 2014 at 1:34PM
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Does anyone know about echo trimmers having issues with their carburetors?? My friend just told me that he found the carburetors on the noncommercial echo trimmer to be more of a throw away. I am pretty disappointed I didn't realize this before I bought it. Now I think I want to trade it back in for a combination trimmer/hedger tool instead. I only used it once at the very end of last season.

    Bookmark   March 10, 2014 at 12:01PM
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I did the search function before I posted, but maybe I didn't do it right. I didn't really see any discussions about the multi-use varieties of the trimmers, not comparing those four to each other.

    Bookmark   March 10, 2014 at 10:08PM
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I d/n look deep into the searchâÂÂs info for details. Possibly you saw what I open at the link below which now includes your post.

Good luck with your challenge. I had a split shaft Green Machine from the 80s possibly (string and hard blade trimmer/edger) that is running today. I modified the machine to a longer shaft hard blade only to allow me to stand straight and edge faster.

    Bookmark   March 11, 2014 at 12:02AM
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Excuse my 1st link if it d/n lead you to the info I saw. It has not worked as 1st posted and tried. I might have found the error if the link below shows some info.

This post was edited by loger on Tue, Mar 11, 14 at 13:17

    Bookmark   March 11, 2014 at 12:03AM
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