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jford1995 12-20-2012 09:11 PM

RedMax VS Stihl
 
Okay i am in need of some opinions please! I am looking at purchasing either the RedMax Maxtreme or the Stihl Professional Kombisystem next spring in 2013. The both seem to be great machines with basically the same attachments. I was just wondering if anyone has used either piece of equipment and wondering what yalls opinions, suggestions, and or complaints/likes are about the machines.

Thanks in advance,
Jeremy

SECTLANDSCAPING 12-20-2012 09:18 PM

I have the older kombi 110R. It works good but I only have a few attachments (trimmer, edger,). I havent tried the hedge trimmer yet but hedgemaster has it and likes it. As far as the power head havent any issues.

I only used a regular redmax trimmer and hedge trimmer. So I cant comment on that but I prefer my redmax blowers over stihl any day.

turf&tree 12-21-2012 05:55 AM

Go with the stihl. I have most of the attachments and love it. Make sure you run the ultra oil in it. Stihl will extend your warranty by a year or two if you do.

SHORTY 12-21-2012 09:44 AM

I use all echo and stihl products have for years. One of my local landscape dealers started selling redmax, but does not service them. The service shop
in town about 3 miles away is full of redmax products. Some people might
like redmax, but I would stay with echo, stihl, or husqvarna.

LawnCareMan280 12-22-2012 10:32 AM

I would go with the stihl because I have heard they work well. Too find out more info you should probably visit this link http://http://www.stihldealers.com/p...FehDMgodWGYAlQ


Hoped this helped


Travis

SECTLANDSCAPING 12-22-2012 11:25 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by LawnCareMan280 (Post 119846)
I would go with the stihl because I have heard they work well. Too find out more info you should probably visit this link http://http://www.stihldealers.com/p...FehDMgodWGYAlQ


Hoped this helped


Travis

That doesnt mean much. As far as Stihl and Redmax being compared. I have never liked a stihl product more then a Redmax. Granted I havent used every Redmax product but the ones I did I prefer.

One advantage that noone brings up is you cant order stihl parts online. I always save by shopping online. You cant do that with stihl. Your stuck with the dealer for everything.


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