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Question new trimmer and blower

hey guys, I need a new trimmer and backpack blower. What do you suggest?

either of these?

Stihl 600 Magnum for $500 ??? (blower)

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Stihl FS 250 R Trimmer for $520 ???

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Stihl FS 110 R trimmer for $370 ???

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hey guys, I need a new trimmer and backpack blower. What do you suggest?

either of these?

Stihl 600 Magnum for $500 ??? (blower)

OR

Stihl FS 250 R Trimmer for $520 ???

OR

Stihl FS 110 R trimmer for $370 ???

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I am running a Stihl Br 600 Magnum it is the best purchase I have ever made. I run the Stihl Km130R Kombi unit with multible attachments, I love it. But I hear very good things the FS 110 R
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I have heard many good things about the kombi as well. is it easy to switch the attachments in under 2 minutes? I was thinking about buying one of those and a bunch of attachments. also, if I have a string trimmer attachment and my real string trimmer is unavailable for any reason, I can use the kombi as a back up...
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Unless you really need the power the FS 90 ($299) will do great for you. Thats what I run and have heard a few other on here as well.

Unless you need all the different attachments that the combi offers that don't come in a gear box attachment. Really combi is just a half shaft and gear box obviously just goes at the end of your full shaft trimmer. It doesnt take long to switch either.

Weight your options.

As for the blowers I got no info/experience on them of use to you.
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