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Shindaiwa T260X

Shindaiwa T260X

4.1 from 11 reviews · View Statistics



J.JGreater Melbourne (Metropolitan), VIC



Wicked power and great speed feed function make trimming a breeze. Love this machine.
Make sure to be used with ordinary fuel, and not high octane stuff. It doesn’t like to run as good on the high octane. I like to go with 2.7mm line also, destroys even the toughest weeds!

Date PurchasedJan 2016

DruSouth East Queensland, QLD

  • 5 reviews
  • 1 like

Shindaiwa t260x review


The shindy t260x is an awesome whipper snipper/line trimmer/brushcutter/weed wacker/weed whip/weed eater/ very power full with the 24.1cc engine. Has heaps of grunt to tackle the toughest of brush. And is metal blade compatible nice and light for the home and commercial user. I love mine is the best. whipper snipper/line trimmer/brushcutter/weed wacker/weed whip/weed eater I’ve ever user.

Date PurchasedFeb 2017

Unreliable and inconsistent

Date PurchasedDec 2017
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David B
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love my shindaiwa


I have had my t260x for 7 years and worked it merecisely in my business. It has done approximately 3000+hrs,gone through 8 speedfeed assemblys and the only'major' has been a burn't out coil a primer bulb.Still goes hard,simply outstanding reliability,heaps of power for 98% of work most people would do . Can't do better



  • 13 reviews



Greatest product I have ever owned. I have flogged mine in my lawn mowing business every day for two years with no problems.
I bought one as a spare but not sure if I will ever need it ! Why people buy cheaper heaps of crap from Bunnings and hardware stores I will never understand. This product will last 3 lifetimes of domestic work.
Buy one.

David Urquhart

David UrquhartParramatta

  • 5 reviews

Happy after 1 year

gardener george

gardener georgeSouth East Queensland, QLD

  • 68 reviews

Reliable hard working strimmer


I've had mine 13 years, the handle came loose about 6 years ago, and the lawn mower shop inserted an allen screw, to repair, had a new spool as the old one was really stiff, had a new primer build fitted !! had a break from using the strimmer for about 7 years, when i used a stilhl 32cc 4 stroke strimmer and then hondas umk425u 25cc 4 stroke strimmer, returned to using the shindaiwi as the honda wasn't really powerful enough, i use it daily for a couple of medium size gardens, strimming the lawns edges and the occasional whipper snipping
Reliable, quite powerful for a small machine
Minor maintenance , expected, repaired satisfactorily

How does the T260X perform


This is a great machine, starts easily, especially compared to others I have used. It runs perfectly and does the job very well.
I am not a fan of back breaking work, but I actually look forward to using this tool around the house and in the orchard. Its as pleasant as it can get.
reliable and easy to start.
Does not seem to have the fuel mix labled on the machine.

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Questions & Answers

Nick S.

Nick S.asked

Although i'm not a fan of two stroke motors, the Shindaiwa that's made in Japan will last you more than some EU logo's.

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Andrew W.

Andrew W.asked

How much money is it

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You can find them for prob aud$550. As this model is discontinued. Now but in my option is worth searching for

Andrew W.

Andrew W.asked

How much money is it

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Victoria, it retails for $599.00
You should be able to bargain a few dollars from it.

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CategoryPetrol Whipper Snippers
Price (RRP) $599.00
Handle TypeLoop Handle
Shaft TypeStraight
Power SourcePetrol
Engine Type2-Stroke
Engine Displacement24.1 cc
Power900 W
Cutting Head TypeLine
Weight5.4 kg
Manufacturer Warranty5 year(s)
ManualDownload manual

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