How much work do you have to do?
If you have 2 or more acres of lawn, you are more than just a homeowner. In our mind, a normal homeowner has up to 1, maybe 1.5 acres. But once you get past that you need to sit back and ask yourself two questions:
- How long do I want to keep this piece of equipment?
- How long do I want this task to take?
Some economical equipment may look pretty, but if the unit is too small or light-duty for the job, it makes the job take a long time. And time is wear is the machine; which was only made to stand up to so many hours of wear and tear. (Sad, but true.)
Then you have to go and spend the money that you should have in the first place. Time and money is now lost.
Every tool around the house, including string trimmers, snow blowers, leaf blowers, all have same principle. Especially anything that 'blows'.
Remember the old saying:
"The right tool for the right job."