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08-29-14, 06:38 PM   #1  
gas hedge trimmer

I've got a huge job ahead of me to trim hedges and bushes. I was looking at getting just a gas hedge trimmer.
After looking today at local mower shop, I found an extended reach hedge trimmer, or the extension type that I can put different type accessories on.
I just got a nice Kawasaki commercial weed wacker, about 1.5 yrs ago.
I've got a blower, edger, wacker all in separates, but I like the idea of having the one motor and separates.

I'm concerned about the separates because they are ran by a cable, I fear that cable is going to wear out and break.

I want to know what you've got and why you chose that way.
Local mower shop has Echo and STIHL, which one and why? Or what others would you suggest?

 
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08-29-14, 10:06 PM   #2  
With Echo or Stihl, you will be making a good choice either way. The ones on the extension pole are handy for hard to reach shrubs, but it can be a pain when trying to trim regular height shrubbery. If most of what you have to do is shoulder high or less, I would recommend a regular hedge trimmer.


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