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Old 03-21-2013, 08:44 PM
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Tried "real" gasoline today

Station near me is now carrying Ethanol free gas. So I'm going to give it a try and see what happens. It's about 30 cents more a gallon.
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Old 03-21-2013, 09:08 PM
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Tried "real" gasoline today

The station near my house is offering that too. I'm thinking of running it this season and not adding startron this season!
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Old 03-21-2013, 09:45 PM
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Tried "real" gasoline today

Every station here has it. I have a couple of jonsered trimmers and none of them will run on crap. 100% gas they run like new. The other gas they run til they get hot shut off and won't start for about an hour
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Old 03-21-2013, 10:11 PM
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That's all I run, much better of the hand helds.
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Old 03-22-2013, 02:06 AM
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I'll gladly pay 30 cents more per gallon to eliminate the ethanol-induced equipment problems. I need to find some "real" gas nearby.
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Old 03-23-2013, 12:05 PM
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I'll gladly pay 30 cents more per gallon to eliminate the ethanol-induced equipment problems. I need to find some "real" gas nearby.
Check this site out :http://pure-gas.org/index.jsp?stateprov=VA
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Old 03-22-2013, 04:50 PM
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Another one of these threads.....cmon guys pull your heads out.
Been 10% eth here for decades and I haven't had problems with my equipment.
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Old 03-23-2013, 01:40 PM
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Another one of these threads.....cmon guys pull your heads out.
Been 10% eth here for decades and I haven't had problems with my equipment.
i total agree with you. we have had no problems. just something for people that don't have enough to do to complain about.
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Old 03-23-2013, 05:40 PM
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i total agree with you. we have had no problems. just something for people that don't have enough to do to complain about.
You must be getting a different kind of e10 blend than we get here in the south. If you put a lot of hours/year on a handheld, running e10, a carb will not last 1 season. I bought 6 carbs one year for various trimmers and blowers before I figured out you had to use ethanol free. Now I havent bought or cleaned a carb in 2 years, coincidentally when I went exclusively ethanol free.
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Old 03-23-2013, 11:01 PM
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You must be getting a different kind of e10 blend than we get here in the south. If you put a lot of hours/year on a handheld, running e10, a carb will not last 1 season. I bought 6 carbs one year for various trimmers and blowers before I figured out you had to use ethanol free. Now I havent bought or cleaned a carb in 2 years, coincidentally when I went exclusively ethanol free.
I have used the same trimmer for 3 years now with literally nothing done to it, and running e10 blend. Someone putting water in your gas down there? Do you use cheap walmart oil mix? I am glad I do biz in the Heartland.
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