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I am in the market for a inexpensive commercial trimmer that is new. i have been up in the air on husqvarna and Stihl. I prefer Huskey but the Stihl is more readily available in my area what does every one else think.
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I third Echo! I've had mine three years and never an issue starts right up.
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check to see if any dealers carry redmax, the better versions of the Husquvarna are just copies of the redmax as they own them. Echo is not bad just patchy on dealer support anymore.

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So I bought the Husqvarna 426LST So far great machine. The dealer was pushing the stihl fs90 but I don't much like stihl.
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Mostly the Stihl fs 90 just had good luck with Husqvarna
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So I bought the Husqvarna 426LST So far great machine. The dealer was pushing the stihl fs90 but I don't much like stihl.
Any specific reason why? My FS 250 has been going strong for 7 years now and the 110 I got awhile ago is a good trimmer.

I dont really have anything against any of the brands, my local shop sells mostly Stihl so that was the logical choice for me.
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we run the Stihl FS-90.....sweetest rig ever!
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