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Default Shindaiwa T231 Trimmer!

Trying get opions on this trimmer is it good/reliable do you think its worth $125 new? Let me know thanks. Here is the posting for ad I'm looking to buy this starting up my own lawn care business next week

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I have never heard of that brand but hey if you think it will work then take it!
I would buy it and use it till I have money to buy something new then keep the old one for backup.
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I have a shindaiwa that I bought in 2007 and it still runs great. Don't know if I would pay $125 for that one but new they are around $350. Good products though.
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I got him down to $100. What should I offer him/ pay for it???
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I bought a 630 in 06 that was 3-4 years old at the time. I still have it and love it. Its my favorite blower. Perfect weight and power. I have a bigger 802 but its only for fall clean ups.

Shindawia was bought by echo unfortunately. The old stuff is great. I would get him down to $90.
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I bought a 630 in 06 that was 3-4 years old at the time. I still have it and love it. Its my favorite blower. Perfect weight and power. I have a bigger 802 but its only for fall clean ups.

Shindawia was bought by echo unfortunately. The old stuff is great. I would get him down to $90.
Its not a blower?? its a trimmer
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Its not a blower?? its a trimmer
I know, its the same company. I own a T282 trimmer too but its a different model made when Echo took over. I only used it for 15 hours so I cant say much about it being reliable.
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I know, its the same company. I own a T282 trimmer too but its a different model made when Echo took over. I only used it for 15 hours so I cant say much about it being reliable.
So if he doesn't take $90 pass on it. He told me hes original owner but he doesn't know how old it is he has to many??? I just don't wana buy it then it doesn't even work are it falls apart!
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