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Old 11-15-2012, 09:03 AM
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Its against the law for a manufacturer to say you must use their oil!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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What does that have to do with this thread? Did I say anything about the law????
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Old 11-15-2012, 09:33 AM
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Do I dare go out on a limb and say that at 100:1 it will burn cleaner then ALL the other mix ratios under 100:1? Oh course it will burn cleaner then 50:1, it's using half the amount of oil.

With that said, that's all I use. I mix at 80:1 and use it in anything 2 stroke.
Are you saying that you run the Saber Pro? The Saber was designed to be used at 100:1 but of course it can be mixed to your specific needs and wants. Anything that burns clean and provides the protection that is needed in our field is a plus
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Old 11-15-2012, 09:53 AM
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Its against the law for a manufacturer to say you must use their oil!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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That's probably true, but I know Stihl has refused to honor warranty claims based on not using their oil. I'm not saying it's right, but the dealer told me so himself.
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Old 11-15-2012, 10:04 AM
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Are you saying that you run the Saber Pro? The Saber was designed to be used at 100:1 but of course it can be mixed to your specific needs and wants. Anything that burns clean and provides the protection that is needed in our field is a plus
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Yes I use Saber mixed 80:1. I've used it for close to 14 years.
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Old 11-15-2012, 01:38 PM
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Easy one, JASO FD and ISO-L-EGD CHECK for the JASO FD cert number because many companies lie. Just go to Home Depot and grab the ECHO FD oil until your dealer gets some of that RED ARMOR OIL in stock
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Old 11-15-2012, 01:44 PM
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Use Redmax oil until warenty is over. Can't be much of a dealer if they don't stock the oil for what they sell! Dealer should keep up on his stock! Just saying!
The dealer is a materials company owned by a tree farm that's owned by the biggest lawn/landscape company in my area there just a dealt so they can get their equip cheeper when you figure you have over 600-700 redmax handhelds dealer markup would add up they can order it they just don't carry almost anything in stock
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Old 11-15-2012, 01:49 PM
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The dealer is a materials company owned by a tree farm that's owned by the biggest lawn/landscape company in my area there just a dealt so they can get their equip cheeper when you figure you have over 600-700 redmax handhelds dealer markup would add up they can order it they just don't carry almost anything in stock
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I ordered the Dolmar synthetic and RED Armor OIL extra Air/fuel Filters from the same the same vendor on AMAZON last night. Shipping was only $5.95 for the whole order!, I thought I would try both oils in my new Dolmar trimmer before I decide what to stay with.
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Old 11-15-2012, 03:52 PM
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Howmuch did the oil cost you? Is it cheeper then a dealer? I get 10%off at my dealer
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Old 11-15-2012, 04:26 PM
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I use AMSOIL Oil.

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Old 11-15-2012, 10:49 PM
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Howmuch did the oil cost you? Is it cheeper then a dealer? I get 10%off at my dealer
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$11.99 for the Red Armor-

http://www.amazon.com/Shindaiwa-Armo...=red+armor+oil

$9.00 for the Dolmar http://www.amazon.com/Dolmar-DOLMAR-...lmar+synthetic

Shipping was $5.95 total for both.
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