Model # SRM-225

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Store SKU #306575

ECHO 2 Cycle 21.2cc Straight Shaft Gas Trimmer
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ECHO

2 Cycle 21.2cc Straight Shaft Gas Trimmer

  • Includes Speed Feed head for rapid trimmer line reloads
  • Professional-grade design; best-selling ECHO trimmer
  • Reduced-effort starting system makes start-ups a breeze
Was  $219.00
$199.00 /each

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The professional-grade SRM-225 is ECHO's most popular straight-shaft gas trimmer. Lightweight, well balanced and easy to use, this trimmer also is fuel efficient. With its long reach and great features, the ECHO SRM-225 trimmer helps you get your yard in great shape.

  • 5-year consumer warranty and 2-year commercial warranty
  • 21.2cc, professional-grade, 2-stroke engine for powerful performance
  • 59 in. straight shaft with flex cable drive provides a long reach
  • Reduced-effort starting system makes start-ups a breeze
  • Speed feed 400 trimmer head reloads line in seconds without disassembly
  • Bump head trimmer line release enables continuous operation by instantly letting out premeasured lengths of line
  • Productive 17 in. cutting swath
  • Ergonomic, adjustable front handle for comfortable fit
  • Ergonomic throttle handle with rubber grip for added comfort
  • Low-vibration design helps reduce fatigue for longer use
  • Note: product may vary by store
  • Note: product may vary by store

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Can this SRM225 be turned on it's side for edging without harming the unit?

Asked by: Anonymous
I have not had a chance to use the SRM-225 yet. But I need it to do trimming and edging. See the Safety Manual, page 30, that came with the SRM-225. Under Operation/Applications, it states "Nylon line heads may be used for trimming, scything, edging, and scalping of grass and light weeds." And it list the SRM plus other models. It states how to hold the SRM while edging and shows a picture of it. Model SRM/PAS/SB (Straight shaft, counter-clockwise line head rotation) - Tilt the cutting head down on the right side (muffler side) while cutting to direct cutting debris away from operator. Feed the line gradually into the material you wish to cut, avoiding contact with fences or other barriers.
Answered by: jar1
Date published: 2017-04-22

Is the guard large enough on this trimmer? It seems kind of skimpy in comparison.

Asked by: TMan
It's a smaller guard than any other trimmer I've had. For me it causes the most problem when the string is in a vertical plane rather than the horizontal shown in the picture above. It might be a neat improvement to have an adjustable shield composed of 2 or 3 overlapping sections that could be fanned in or out to make it narrower or wider.
Answered by: Fixer48
Date published: 2016-12-11

Is the handle adjustable? Can a woman use it???

Asked by: Anonymous
There is one thing nobody seemed to mention, If you have SMALL HANDS you will not be able to use the quick feed head. I have this problem. If I want to add new line to the trimmer head I have to take it apart because my hand is too small to apply pressure to both sides of the head at the same time to be able to load the new trimmer line.
Answered by: SLH
Date published: 2017-04-12

weed wacker will not release string when Bumped in other words bump does not work

I have taken machine to a professional garden shop repair place because wind in string did not work that was solved now at home will not bump out feed line to work Shop repair place has been in business for over 20 years he did not run machine and test bump out on string. acts like locked up ? what could be the cause of this can any one reply? Please
Asked by: echo22
You probably fead the New Trimmer Line in backwards. I did the same thing!
Answered by: Jax
Date published: 2016-12-11
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Customer Reviews

ECHO 2 Cycle 21.2cc Straight Shaft Gas Trimmer is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 3063.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I bought this at Home Depot on 16 April, 2016. Best thing I like is that it always starts right u... I bought this at Home Depot on 16 April, 2016. Best thing I like is that it always starts right up on first try, every time-so far. I have not winterized it due to a very warm winter here (Pike County, Alabama), causing me to use it approximately twice per month this Winter season instead of leaving in shed until Spring. I had previously used other brands (and they were always junk) before settling on this (after researching reviews, etc). I highly recommend this trimmer, based on my own personal experience with it.
Date published: 2017-02-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from After owning CRAFTSMAN seedeater and hardly ever getting it started, I finally took a leap of fai... After owning CRAFTSMAN seedeater and hardly ever getting it started, I finally took a leap of faith and went shopping. I heard a lot of good things about ECHO and decided to take that leap of faith and buy one. I got it home, unpacked it, fill the tank with recommended gas and started the seedeater up. Surprisingly, it start within 8 pulls. I let it idle for 30 minutes to break it in. Afterwards, the seedeater performed as it should have. I have had absolutely no trouble with it and I am a happy customer. I highly recommend any ECHO products and especially the weedeater I recently purchased. No more CRAFTSMAN gas driven weedeaters again.
Date published: 2016-11-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I had an old sears electric trimmer that fell apart this weekend. I went down to home depot and w... I had an old sears electric trimmer that fell apart this weekend. I went down to home depot and was pretty set on buying a corded electric or cordless because I wanted to avoid gas, mixing oil, noise, pollution, etc. I purchased a cordless model from another vendor, but I was very disappointed with the run time. It was under 20 minutes. After fooling around with it for a couple hours, I returned it and bought an ECHO 225. I initially didn't want gas, but this thing works so well, I threw my initial requirements out the window. It runs for about an hour at full speed whacking through weeds on a tank of gas. After two solid hours of weed whacking, I was tired but amazed at the area I covered with it. So much more powerful than any corded or cordless weed whacker. It spins counterclockwise, so in terms of throwing debris against your legs, it seems better cutting from left to right. When cutting in that motion, the stuff is throw away from you. But frankly my weeds are so tall, weeds were flying every which way. I would not hesitate to buy this product. If you have a large yard like me (2/3 acre), you'll need something serious like this.
Date published: 2017-03-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I read the reviews around this trimmer and found several that stated it had a hard time starting ... I read the reviews around this trimmer and found several that stated it had a hard time starting up. However, I found that was not the case with my trimmer. It started right up and ran like a champ. There is plenty of power to the trimmer to tackle all the high grass with ease. While the trimmer does rotate counter clockwise, I found this was an easy adjustment (just go in the opposite direction than you're used to). The spooling was not bad either. The auto-feed mechanism is flawless. The trimmer is not too heavy and the shaft is plenty long enough. My only complaint would be the debris shield...it's rather small. However, my overall impression of this trimmer is a 5 star. I highly recommend!
Date published: 2016-11-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This thing is great cut through 2' tall grass with only a couple of passes without binding up, I ... This thing is great cut through 2' tall grass with only a couple of passes without binding up, I love the overall length makes it so much easier on my back, if you are a tall person you will certainly appreciate it, the EZ line reload is also great saves time, this beats my old worn out weedeater trimmer hands down, I only wished instead of spending money on parts for my old one I would have gone ahead a bought this one. ***Note-I have found out the hard way {by having several 2 cycle tools present & past} that spending a little more money on the Pre mixed canned fuel can save yourself a lot of headaches***
Date published: 2017-04-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I spent over a month researching trimmers, reading reviews, before finally settling on this Echo ... I spent over a month researching trimmers, reading reviews, before finally settling on this Echo 21.2cc trimmer. I couldn't be happier with this purchase. This trimmer is very lightweight, very little vibration, very powerful motor, and best of all easy to start. I would recommend this trimmer to anyone.
Date published: 2017-03-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This trimmer was so easy to use... This trimmer was so easy to use...
Date published: 2017-02-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Pro grade I was using another "consumer-grade" trimmer. It did the job but had it's annoying issues. THIS TRIMMER THOUGH. Starts right up, stays on, feeds easy, RELOADS INCREDIBLY QUICK AND EASY, takes .95 line, very powerful (I don't even need to have the throttle fully depressed to make clean cuts). I love this thing. When I'm done edging and trimming my lawn, I get bummed that I have no more use for it and just go hang it up in the shed haha. I stand a whopping 5'9" and find it to be comfortable. Little tip: the trimmer cuts way easier if you follow the direction of the arrow on the shield whenever you are cutting.
Date published: 2016-08-16
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