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Old 05-04-2019, 04:22 AM
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Default After a lifetime of running 2-strokes, finally bought a 4-stroke...

... weedeater. (I wasn’t planning to, I just didn’t look closely enough at the box,)

23cc of power! To be honest, I think I prefer the 2-stroke motors. It’s just not the same! It starts easily after two or three tries, but it bogs down if the strings are too long or the grass is too heavy, and there’s none of the high RPM whine like the 2-strokes.

Maybe there’s an ETEC weedeater out there?
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Take it back 😁
there ain't no bogging down my 2 stroke Echo
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throw it away what you going to do if it breaks down
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Is it making oil? If so obviously you are not weed eating hard enough.
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But why?
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Be careful of edibles. Maybe better to get the four stroke weed smoker instead. It's made to bog it out.
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Your problem is... the missing Yeti and SaltLife stickers
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Take that piece of garbage back and get an echo. Lower end straight shaft.

Curved shades and 4 stroke motors have no place in any weed-eater. Ever. No power, too much vibration.
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A four stroke weed eater? Were the rechargeable electric ones out of stock?

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I have 2 Stihl trimmers with their 4 stroke technology called 4 mix. They are great. You still have to mix two stroke gas but they are 4 stroke motors.

I put the requisite stickers on them and a yeti cup holder too.
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I just bought honda's 35cc. It has the power I need but it is a heavy sumbitch.
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I'm surprised it fit in the backseat of your prius.
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love my 50 V cordless weed wacker and the chainsaw
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Ops Echo
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Originally Posted by SmokyMtnGrady View Post
I have 2 Stihl trimmers with their 4 stroke technology called 4 mix. They are great. You still have to mix two stroke gas but they are 4 stroke motors.

I put the requisite stickers on them and a yeti cup holder too.
I absolutely hate those things. Entirely too much vibration
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I went electric with all yard equipment this time around, they work well enough. And I like that the batteries run down after half an hour or so, I get to stop and take a break.

An electric mower will be next.
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i tried 3 diff e chainsaw and returned them all. i use to cut a bunch of wood when i lived in NH. Echo is the now the saw. What was wrong was the hold down of the chain; dial type was the problem. Echo uses 2 bolts gas saws. so far perfect
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husqvarna 323/325/525. best string trimmers made hands down.
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Originally Posted by kawakx125 View Post
husqvarna 323/325/525. best string trimmers made hands down.
As motorized tools die I have been replacing them with Husqvarna
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As motorized tools die I have been replacing them with Husqvarna
Thats what I've been saying for the last 5 years but this echo just wont quit! Bought in 2003 and still screams just like when it was new.

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