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

  • Professional-grade design; best-selling ECHO trimmer
  • Reduced-effort starting system makes start-ups a breeze
  • Speed Feed 400 head reloads without disassembly
$219.00 /each

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Product Overview

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
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Customer Questions & Answers

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: 2016-09-22

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: 2016-09-02

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

2 Cycle 21.2cc Straight Shaft Gas Trimmer is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 2927.
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Trimmer head defect Took about three hours to finally figure out why when the trimmer head was tapped to the ground the line would "re-tract " rather than release more line. The head was assembled from the manufacturer backwards. The "quick" line install would only turn CCW but not CW as the manual instructs. I removed the head, took out brass nut and turned plastic gear upside down and now it works. Line will now quick install and will now release more line when tapped to ground. Frustrated that had to waste 3 hours but at least it now works. I suspect mine is not the only one with head assembly defect. Hope this helps someone with similar issue.
Date published: 2016-10-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Trimmer!! I picked up this trimmer based on my prior experiences with Echo products. I had a lawn service in Florida for 6 years and only used Echo products. They always worked great and hardly ever had any issues. I had 3 crews with two line trimmers running all day long on all 3 crews (for a total of 6 line trimmers). I didn't have to replace any of them but every 2 years. This trimmer could handle commercial work if necessary but is designed for residential and should stick to residential. It has a great power to weight ratio to get the job done without wearing you out. I love this trimmer!!
Date published: 2016-08-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from FANTASTIC WEED AND BRUSH CUTTER I purchased the optional blade kit with shoulder harness. I could not believe how this Echo SRM-225 cut through the thick brush and ferns, I installed the blade kit before i ever used the unit, so the grass string trimmer pieces are brand new. This is the best investment i could have made. Starts right up, Idles very smooth, Balances perfectly on the shoulder harness. The instructions even showed me how to sharpen the blade myself with a flat file. SUPER MACHINE!!! And a 5 year warranty, I am very happy with my ECHO
Date published: 2016-10-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 7 yrs on...still flawless! I purchased the 225 in Aug 09. I've used it religiously week in and week out all season, every season for the last 7 years. In N. Tx to boot, thats March thru mid Nov. This trimmer is simply awesome! All I've done to it is retrofit to the speed feed head the newer 225s come with. Its great, and has surpassed all expectations! I'd recommend to anyone looking and buy another myself if I ever manange to kill this near indestructible piece of equipment!
Date published: 2016-09-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very Pleased! My son used the trimmer the other day and was impressed with the way the trimmer handled and that the construction modified the chance of receiving a burn from the hot motor. My soon to be daughter-in- law used it also and was impressed that it didn't weigh as much as other gas trimmers but performed very well if not better that others she had used in the past. Very happy with purchase.
Date published: 2016-09-07
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 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
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Excellent Trimmer for its Price Point! My trusty Husqvarna Trimmer of 10 years became unusable, so I went shopping for a new gas trimmer that had similar features. Of all the ones that I found reviews for--or saw in person--the Echo SRM-225 had the features, reputation, and price-point that I was looking for. My main requirements: (1) Straight Shaft with a comfortable grip for my 6' height for use on my 1/3 acre property; (2) Dual String Head for more efficient cutting; (3) ability to use my existing .080" Titanium Line as-well-as standard .105" Echo line; (4) quick and easy replenishment of empty Spool with the Speed-Feed Trimmer Head (5) easy starting procedure.
Date published: 2016-08-26
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