Originally Posted by Dependable Mowing
I will tell you that all of our 2-cycle shindaiwas have been almost maintenance free with the exception of an occasional puller spring going out, which is easily fixed. We use T270s and 272s, all with Stihl 2 line heads. If you go with a Shin., I would recommend the T260. If that's too much, try the T230.
I am interested in how you made the stihl heads fit the shindaiwa units. I had checked on this before but was told that neither stihl or shindaiwa made the appropriate adapters for them. What model of stihl heads are you using ( and prefer) on the shinnys? PM me if you'd like.