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String trimmers

Echo SRM-225
 
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$5.89 - $199.00
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Summary: This Echo 21.2-cc, gasoline-powered string trimmer has a straight shaft and weighs 12 lbs. It uses dual.095-inch cutting lines.
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Type: Gas string trimmers
About - Echo SRM-225
Trimming : Denotes how quickly and neatly trimmers cut grass around walls, trees, and foundations.

Edging: Denotes the speed and neatness of trimming a vertical line along walkway.

Tall grass & weeds: Reflects cutting power and speed in two foot growth.

Handling: Responsiveness and balance while cutting.

Ease of use: Includes ease of starting the engine, feeding out new line, use of controls, and handle comfort.
About This Brand

Echo is the leading manufacturer and marketer of gas string trimmers. Echo products are used in the consumer and professional market. Echo string trimmers are available with two-cycle engines and split-shaft designs for attachments. Some models claim low noise, emissions, and weight and anti-vibration features. Consumers can find Echo string trimmers at company dealer stores and Home Depot.

Features & Specs - Echo SRM-225
info Weight (lbs.) 12.0
info Engine size 21.2-cc
info Shaft Straight
info Four-cycle engine No
info Dual line Yes
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User Reviews - Echo SRM-225
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1.0
Died after 3 months, now $180 to repair
11/19/2014
Pros
Looked Good
Worked For A Few Weeks
Cons
Difficult to Start
Doesnt Stay Running
Expensive Maintenace
Best Uses
Straight Edging
Trimming Around Rocks
Comment:
This product was great for the first three weeks but I would like to warn anyone considering this product that customer service at echo believes that $180 in maintenance within the first 3 months is acceptable and that a non working weedeater should not be warrantied because its just basic upkeep. I spent $220 on this 3 months ago and now I am back to shopping for a new brand of weedeater....This is very frustrating, one of the worst customer service experiences I have ever had.
How long have you owned it:
One-to-three months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
 
5.0
Good little trimmer
10/5/2014
Pros
Easy to Handle
Ergonomic Grip
Lightweight
Powerful
Cons
Difficult to Start
Best Uses
Hedging
Straight Edging
Trimming Around Rocks
Weeds & Tall Grass
Comment:
Nice little trimmer was hard to start out of the box but after I got it running does nice job. Cords are easy to replace but I would replace it with the blade style cutters as string does not last very long......
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
 
1.0
Save your time and money
8/23/2014
Pros
Ergonomic Grip
Cons
Difficult to Start
Best Uses
None
Comment:
Bought this trimmer in the split shaft PAS VBP attachmeNt ready model. For use on my 1/4 acre subdivision lot. To replace a Ryobi that died after barely 4 yrs. I t came as a combo deal with straiht shaft trimmer head and blower attachment. Perfect for my weekly use. Had too wait 2 weeks because dealer was out of stock. Took off 1/2 day from work to pick it up and get caught up on my trimming. Took it home and it wouldn't start - followed instruction manual to the letter. Called dealer - followed their instructions and would not start. Took it back to dealer. They could not start it. Took it in their shop to a mechanic - ten minutes later he got it started. Took it home. Very hard to start, at least 20 pulls. Trimmed about 10 feet and stalled. Restarted after numerous pulls. Then stalled whenever I bumped the head to advance line. Then stalled when I squeezed throttle. Now exhausted I gave up. Upgraded to Echo because the Ryobi did the same thing! Very frustrating! Took it back the next morning and got my money back. Now after 4 trips to dealer, 1/2 tank of gas, 1/2 day is PTO time wasted and still no trimmer to clean up overgrown yard. Bought Stihl yesterday. It started every time with no more than 3 pulls, usually 1 pull. That sums it up. By the way, I submitted this same review to the Echo website and they did not post it or contact me.
How long have you owned it:
A month or less
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
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