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Old 11-20-2012, 10:04 AM
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I run unleaded fuel with stihls own oil mix. I've been doing that for years and never had a problem with my other stihl stuff.

I don't know what I could have possible done to screw it up.
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Old 11-20-2012, 10:33 AM
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I run unleaded fuel with stihls own oil mix. I've been doing that for years and never had a problem with my other stihl stuff.

I don't know what I could have possible done to screw it up.

try opening the fuel tank and closing it again. Then try to start it. It worked with my old BG55.
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Old 11-20-2012, 11:01 AM
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Sounds like a neat idea but I did hear some metal moving around in the engine when I pulled it. That was after the engine shut off and wouldn't start.
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Old 11-20-2012, 11:15 AM
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Also make sure it has spark. Take out the spark plug with the boot on, and pull the starter cord.

I am glad my new KM90R 4/mix has not done this to me.

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Old 11-20-2012, 11:37 AM
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They have had an issue with the coil coming loose and hitting the flywheel.

I have seen this on two brand new units.

I still think this is the best backpack available.
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Old 11-20-2012, 12:46 PM
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switched to Shindaiwa C4 blowers and although cold blooded we have had no issues and really use them hard
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Old 11-20-2012, 06:22 PM
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Interesting my echo 751 has need no maintenance in 7years. My husky has also needed no maintenance is 4 years and they get no special treatment. I run echo 2 stroke oil and always have, no starting issues ever! And i run 89 octane all the time.
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Old 11-20-2012, 08:36 PM
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We run all Stihl and Husky, we've had no problems from either, other than self inflicted stuff. We have two BR 600's and a BR380 and love them both. Thought about buying a Husky BP but they are just too heavy and akward.
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I was actually 3 minutes from bairs when it crapped out. To bad I didn't buy it from them, could have had it replaced within 15 minutes.
Either way i'm sure HH will take care of you. Their new building is really nice, i would they would bring in another line of equipment but since they are deere it's deere, honda n stihl.
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Old 11-20-2012, 10:41 PM
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Yeah I'm sure they well, they didn't get that big failing miserably at customer service. I'll probably drop it off near the end of the week or something.

How do you like Cutter Power Sales Greyst? I'm looking at picking up a scag there next year? They seem alright.
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