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ECHO

Model # SRM-230

Internet # 100082181

Store SKU # 306589

2-Cycle 22.8cc Straight Shaft Gas Trimmer

$289.00 /each
  • Professional Grade trimmer is 20% more powerful than SRM-225
  • Low vibration from padded engine mount and soft touch handles
  • Features Speed Feed 400 head that re-loads without disassembly

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Product Overview

The professional-grade ECHO SRM-230 gas straight shaft trimmer provides outstanding power, durability and performance. It comes packed with commercial features enabling all day operation. Easy-to-use custom ergonomic controls, lightweight design and powerful 2-stroke engine enhance productivity.

  • 5-year consumer warranty and 2-year commercial warranty
  • 22.8cc professional-grade, 2-stroke engine for outstanding performance
  • Includes a tool-less air filter cover and heavy-duty, commercial-grade air filtration system for long engine life
  • Operator comfort features include adjustable front handle for custom fit, throttle handle with rubber grip and engine vibration reduction shocks
  • Speed-Feed 400 trimmer head reloads line in seconds without disassembly
  • 14.9 oz. fuel tank capacity for long-lasting run time
  • Debris shield with integrated cut-off knife for optimal line length
  • Die cast cover with heavy duty vibration reduction system

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Specifications

Dimensions

Assembled Depth (in.) 
11.50 in 
Assembled Height (in.) 
11.38 in 
Assembled Width (in.) 
72.5 in 
Line style size 
.095 
Maximum cutting path diameter (in.) 
17 
Recommended line diameter (in.) 
.095 
Shaft length (in.) 
59 

Details

Antivibration 
Yes 
Assembly Required 
No 
Attachment capable 
No 
CA (CARB) Compliant 
CARB Compliant 
Clutch 
Centrifugal 
Commercial 
Yes 
Engine Cycles 
2 Cycle 
Engine Displacement (cc) 
22.8 
Engine Type 
2 Cycle 
Fuel Type 
Gas & Oil Mix 
Fuel tank capacity (oz.) 
14.9 
Head Type 
Wind without Assembly 
Line Advance System 
Bump 
Metal blade conversion kit 
No 
Multiple heads included 
No 
No-tool line replacement 
No 
Number of Trim Lines 
Power Type 
Gas 
Product Weight (lb.) 
11.2 lb 
Reconditioned 
No 
Replaceable Head 
Yes 
Returnable 
30-Day 
Shaft shape 
Straight 
Shaft type 
Straight 
Shoulder harness/strap 
No 
Start Type 
Manual 
Trimmer Line Type 
String 
Trimmer Type 
Professional Gas String 

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty 
5 year consumer / 2 year commercial 

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what ratio of pre mix does this take 50 to 1 or 40 to 1

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October 9, 2013
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Echo trimmers require 50 to 1 mixing ratio per instruction manual
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It takes 50:1
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June 6, 2013
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50 to 1 only
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May 24, 2013
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2.6 oz of oil to a gallon of gas.
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April 22, 2013
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50:1
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October 17, 2012
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oil and gas mix for all Echo products is 50 to 1
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October 9, 2012
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A 50:1 ratio with 89 Octane fuel can be used in all ECHO 2-stroke equipment, provided the oil is ISO-L-EGD and JASO M345 FD certified. ISO-L-EGD and JASO M345 FD oil must be used with a mid-grade (89 octane) or premium gasoline in all 1997 and newer engines.
A 50:1 Ratio = 1 US Gal. 89 Octane + 2.6 fl. oz. ECHO POWER BLEND OIL
Echo Power Blend Universal 2-Stroke Oil can be used in all of our 2-cycle Read More
A 50:1 ratio with 89 Octane fuel can be used in all ECHO 2-stroke equipment, provided the oil is ISO-L-EGD and JASO M345 FD certified. ISO-L-EGD and JASO M345 FD oil must be used with a mid-grade (89 octane) or premium gasoline in all 1997 and newer engines.
A 50:1 Ratio = 1 US Gal. 89 Octane + 2.6 fl. oz. ECHO POWER BLEND OIL
Echo Power Blend Universal 2-Stroke Oil can be used in all of our 2-cycle air-cooled equipment ever made. You may also use this oil in any other brand of 2-cycle air cooled equipment, but it should always be mixed at the 50:1 ratio whether or not it was a 32:1 or 16:1 etc. machine. This oil is the highest quality 2-cycle oil on the market today. Read Less
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can I get a blade for the Echo SRM 230?

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October 9, 2013
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You can add a brush blade to the srm 230 sp but I don't see that option for the srm 230.
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June 6, 2013
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NO, the blade is too heavy and will tear up the weed eater.
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April 22, 2013
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Yes you can.
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June 23, 2012
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Yes, check with Homedepot in store. I think I saw it somewhere near the blade for lawn mower in Homedepot store.
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yes you can i got the blades and it was great
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April 6, 2012
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Yes you can...
99944200418UNIVERSAL BLADE KIT - Echo part number
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September 19, 2011
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The SRM-230 is blade capable with an additional blade adapter kit. For more information on the available blade adapter kits for the SRM-230 please visit the below link.
http://echo-usa.custhelp.com/cgi-bin/echo_usa.cfg/php/enduser/std_adp.php?p_faqid=223
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Is it hard to change out the string?

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November 26, 2012
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Wyandotte, OK 74370, USA
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Its very easy when it runs out the speed feed head lines up and you push the string through get equal length on both side and turn clockwise until correct length is reached
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June 6, 2013
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Depends on the individual. In my case, it is not hard.
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May 25, 2013
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It's really, really simple - far more simple than any other trimmer I have used. Here's how you do it:
1. Remove any old line
2. Pull out a 10' length of new line
3. Carefully feed the line through the eyelet on one side of the head, *straight through*, so it comes out the other side. (NOTE: You do NOT have to remove the head, open it, or anything else.)
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It's really, really simple - far more simple than any other trimmer I have used. Here's how you do it:
1. Remove any old line
2. Pull out a 10' length of new line
3. Carefully feed the line through the eyelet on one side of the head, *straight through*, so it comes out the other side. (NOTE: You do NOT have to remove the head, open it, or anything else.)
4. Wind the head backwards as to pull the line into the head, leaving just a few inches sticking out each side of the head.
5. You're done! Read Less
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May 24, 2013
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Not on the quick change head. Line up the arrows with the holes. Cut off about 6 feet of line then whine up the sting. It's easy.
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String change on the srm230 is a breeze. You don't even have to dismantle the head. The ease of changing the string was one of the reasons i bought this machine.
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November 26, 2012
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The SRM-230 comes with the Speed Feed cutting head. The Speed-Feed trimmer head is the fastest loading bump to advance style head on the market today. In fact, it can be reloaded without disassembly in 30 seconds or less.
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can you get an edging blade attachment for the Echo 2 cycle 22.8 cc grass trimmer? This product for $289 at Home Depot.

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The 230 and 230sp both say no to attachments. But you can add a brush blade to the head of the srm 230 sp.
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June 6, 2013
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No. HD sell a weed eater head which you can buy attachments.
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There is not an edger attachment for the srm230 or the 230s. The only attachment you can get is a blade attachment for cutting down small trees, etc.
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You can check with homedepot in store. Or you can find it somewhere on ebay or amazon. In my experience, parts for upgrade or replacement are too expensive compared to a new one.
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April 23, 2012
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Hello Valued Home Depot Customer,
Thanks for your question and interest in this item. Please contact our Online Customer Service Department at 800-430-3376 to get more assistance with this item. Our hours of operation are between 6:00 a.m. and 2:00 a.m. Eastern Time daily.
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Customer Reviews

Rated 4.7 out of 5 by 289 reviewers.
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great Commercial Trimmer I love this trimmer it's amazing how much power is in a lightweight package. I am a professional landscaper and would recommend it it to any professional or homeowner alike. Great price and plenty of power to cut through the thickest of grass and light underbrush. It's also great on gas I have done two yards with heavy weed eating on one tank of gas more cutting less refueling. May 1, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by best for money I cut 1.68 acres mostly riverbank. Wore out 2 ryobi weedeaters in 2 years. just bought this and it's great. cuts through tough wet grass well. Hands don't hurt after using. pretty light to carry. we will see in two years how good it is. May 2, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Echo srm-230 I purchased this trimmer in the end of 2014 and now I have had this for half the year. it's a great trimmer it starts on the 1st or 2nd pull. It cuts through very thick grass then right about now the engine has been failing so I troubleshooted and it came to the most simple thing it needed new gas. The gas it was 2 years old with no stablelizer. So that's it thank you for reading my review June 25, 2015
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Good trimmer I purchased this string trimmer 4 years ago from my local home depot and it has not given me one problem,good dependable trimmer.It has decent power,is very good on gas,and I like how easy the trimmer head is to restring. February 13, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Excellent Trimmer !!!!!! What a dream to it is to use. Had an echo trimmer for over twenty years with the bent shaft and had no trouble with it but decided to get a new one when we moved due to much more trimming needed. What a difference this unit made. Saves time and effort tenfold. I would have to take at least five breaks before for a sore back and exhaustion and it would take at least 45 minutes to get done. I just used this trimmer and had it done in less then 15 minutes with no difficulty. Just an excellent overall product. November 22, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by 15 years of dependable service Having been a store manager of a large retail home improvement store , we were trained on all brands we carried. We needed one for our home and purchased an Echo straight shaft trimmer based on the engineering superiority.15 years later with nothing but gas and line it finally quit. Still repairable. but time for a new one. July 19, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by very good product I never owned an echo product before,so i was taking a chance with a new trimmer--- but too my surprise it's a great product, so far i'm very happy with it. July 18, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by easy starting great cutting bought this weedeater as a replacement and so far really like it, as with other Echo products it starts easy and performs great July 19, 2016
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