Originally Posted by ed2hess
Start with adjusting the carb in the summer I know the 280 has two adjustment jets so that one ought to be easy to dial in after you find the jet screws under the plastic plugs. Don't mess with different oils and addatives when you are having trouble simply go get the red armour and use it for awhile.
I wasn't having trouble with the handhelds. I have an Amsoil dealer at my job and he was telling me how great all this stuff is blah blah blah. So I said I would try it. I bought 2stroke oil because I was out. I also bought a fuel additive that fights ethanol because my mower is having problems from the ethanol. I know everything got mixed correctly but I am going to switch back to what I had once I run through all of this