ECHO utilizes different cutting heads for different applications and customer wants/needs. Please take a look at our different cutting heads and match the head to your specific job and your specific needs.
The Speed-Feed trimmer head is the fastest loading bump-to-advance style head on the market. In fact, it can be reloaded without disassembly in 30 seconds or less - there is no need to press in stiff tabs or unlock covers just to re-load line — watch the video below. Speed-Feed is perfectly balanced for vibration-free operation. Its smooth cover design glides while trimming. It comes pre-loaded with .095"dia. Cross-Fire® line depending on the model. Speed-Feed fits most straight shaft trimmers and brushcutters manufactured by the biggest names in the industry including ECHO, Shindaiwa, and other major brands.
High-Capacity Speed-Feed® Head
The High-Capacity Speed-Feed trimmer head is identical in features as the standard Speed-Feed head except it has a larger line capacity.
2-Line Rapid-Loader™ Head
This trimmer head is perfect for smaller jobs such as residential use and is very economical for the individual homeowner. This “fixed line” head reloads in seconds using 8" precut lengths of line. Although standard on the models listed, it fits all ECHO trimmers, and is designed to simplify the loading process by allowing the operator to make “lightning quick” line changes – watch the video below. Simply insert precut lengths of line into the mechanism and they lock in place. This head uses 0.080", 0.095", 0.105", 0.130" or 0.155" diameter line.
NOTE: Line diameters above 0.105" are recommended for trimmers with 25cc engines and larger.
ECHOmatic™ (for Straight Shaft Trimmers)
This trimmer head is a step up from the Rapid-Loader and is perfect for both residential and commercial applications. Although standard on the models listed, it also fits all straight-shaft ECHO trimmers. This “semi-automatic” head holds up to 20 ft of line and uses a “bump on the ground” system to advance line. This head can use be used with 0.080", 0.095", or 0.105" diameter line, and comes pre-spooled with .095" diameter ECHO Cross-Fire® line.
ECHOmatic™ (for Curved Shaft Trimmers)
This trimmer head is a step up from the Rapid-Loader and is perfect for both residential and commercial applications. Standard on the GT-230. It fits all curved-shaft ECHO trimmers. This “semi-automatic” head holds up to 20 ft of line and uses a “bump on the ground” system to advance line. This head can use be used with 0.080”, 0.095", or 0.105" diameter line, and comes pre-spooled with .080” diameter ECHO Cross-Fire® line.
A real workhorse, this proven head is a choice of commercial users everywhere. It is standard on the models listed and fits all other straight shaft ECHO trimmers. This “semi-automatic” head features 2-piece construction and holds 20' of line. It uses a “bump on the ground” system to advance line. The design reduces line breakage and saves reloading time making no doubt that the ECHOmatic Pro is the most user friendly and versatile professional quality trimmer head on the market. Standard features include: prefabricated holes in spool for winding ECHO Cross-Fire® or round line up to .130” diameter, traditional slot in spool for winding line, non-round knob for easier removal of spool, divided spool for ease of winding line and less line weld, multiple cam locking system, replaceable eyelets. This head comes pre-spooled with .095" diameter ECHO Cross-Fire® line.
Optional for all Straight Shaft Trimmers
A revolution in the industry, the patented U Turn™ head reloads in seconds by simply feeding two ends of trimmer line into the eyelets and turning the trimmer head. The head does the work and spools itself with every turn. When you are done reloading, simply cut the trimmer line and you are ready to go! Watch the video below to see how easy it is. The U Turn head fits all straight-shaft ECHO trimmers. It uses a “bump on the ground” system to advance line.
NOTE: Although standard on the listed models, it also fits all straight-shaft ECHO trimmers.