Comparision of Brushcutters

A Comparision of Serious Brushcutters   Who is this aimed at? People with large rural blocks who want advice on the pros and cons of 2 stroke and 4 stroke brushcutters and their attachments. Who is writing it? I own 56Ha or 140acres of very fertile, wet land in the high rainfall belt of sub-topical south east Queensland in Australia. I grow trees. My property has a large number of weeds including woody weeds and tall rank pastures.       Safety Warning These are powerful machines and you should always read the manual in full before using them. Follow all instructions and wear safety gear. I will not cut without: Sturdy boots (steel capped if using a chainsaw head) Thick leg coverings such as jeans or overalls (chainsaw chaps if using a chainsaw head) Safety glasses Helmet with a visor and earmuffs or at least a hat and earmuffs If you don’t think you need to wear this type of safety gear, you don’t need a machine like these.   2 Stroke vs 4 Stroke? I have both. My 2 stroke is a Stihl FS450. The 4 Stroke is a Honda U425. In laymans terms the Stihl is a beast and the Honda is a medium machine. They each have their pros and cons. I’ve also used the Husqvana 325Rx 2 stroke machine which feels the lightest and more powerful than...

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