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I'm looking to get some new commercial string trimmers this year and I was wondering if anyone had any opinions on commercial trimmers. Personally, I have had good experiences with echo trimmers. Just wondering what others thought. Thanks.
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I use, and quite a few here do to, the 90R from Stihl. Its worked great so far for me plus there are gear box attachments for it.
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I still stand by my Troybilt. Its not commercial but I have used the hell out of it, its going on its 3rd season now with no problems, just have to9 make sure you check the oil often.
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I only use Stihl, we have two Kombi Systems with the KM130R motors, I also have the FS350k and FS550k's, FS50 and FS56's, all work perfect. Starting out look at the Kombi as you can add a host of attachments.
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I have a Stihl FS90R.

Granted, I'm a noob, but it was one that was recommended by several folks here as well as my dealer. They also carry/sell Echo, and Shindawhatever, but the Stihl was what he steered me to, even though he could have sold me something else for more money.
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Thanks for the responses. I'll have to check out the Stihl trimmers.
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