User Voice: Chance Richings

Chance Richings, professional gardener and owner of Richings Gardening and Landscaping from Swanage in Dorset talks about how reliable his second-hand ECHO HC-155 hedgetrimmer is, in the latest edition of the ECHO blog.

As a gardener undertaking all kinds of gardening jobs for my clients including hedge work it’s important to have a highly reliable hedge cutter to get the job done quickly and efficiently. The ECHO HC-155 hedgetrimmer is the one that meets the profile, it’s never let me down in its day to day use. It always starts on the first pull and always cuts on the first pass. After owning the HC-155 for over 6 months now and put through its paces on an almost daily basis it’s still going strong.  I brought it second hand to replace an existing machine and I must say I’m really impressed with my first ECHO hedgetrimmer.

It’s so easy to use and the Easy Start function does exactly what it says it does. This hedge trimmer puts a smile on my face and knowing that I’ve brought a great professional product that’s reliable is a bonus. As a professional gardener, I need to have tools that I can rely on – there’s nothing more frustrating than experiencing downtime due to faulty equipment. One thing I must note is the anti vibration levels. This was really noticeable in comparison to other hedgecutter equipment I have used. It’s these features that make ECHO a superior product especially for professional users like myself who use them all-day, day in day out.  I perform regular maintenance on the hedgetrimmer including greasing and cleaning to ensure longevity, it’s so effortless to keep it maintained. It’s truly a great product that you can rely on. This is my first ECHO product and it certainly won’t be the last.

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