About 7 or 8 years ago, I purchased an ECHO trimmer SRM-210. And boy, after all these years of use it's still going strong. There is a vacant house down the street from me, and since nobody was cutting the grass there, I decided to take my trimmer down there and cut it. The grass was 3 feet tall and it took me an hour and a half to do it and the trimmer performed flawlessly! I cannot believe how well and close to the ground it was cutting. I can only say that when I buy another trimmer after this one needs replacing, I will be buying another ECHO trimmer. Thanks from a loyal customer!