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Old 05-20-2013, 12:11 PM
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greasing trimmers

Rained out today so was greasing everything up and ran out of little tubes of sthil grade for trimmers. Has anybody just put grease fittings on trimmer head? I think this will work
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Old 05-20-2013, 03:53 PM
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My Husky 323L has a plug on the head to put grease in but they don't supply a grease nipple for it oddly enough. I think maybe their afraid that it will be over greased if there is such a thing.

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Old 05-20-2013, 05:56 PM
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I've heard you have to take the shaft off and grease that some how?
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Old 05-20-2013, 06:47 PM
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some have put grease fittings into their trimmer heads or you can just press the grease gun end tight against the opening and squirt 3-5 pumps of grease into the trimmer head.

if you have a flex shaft it needs to be pulled out and greased too. solid shaft trimmers do not.

it's really only necessary to grease a trimmer once a year unless it is used 8-12hrs every day on a crew. in that case you may wanna do it 3-4 times a year.
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Old 05-21-2013, 07:46 AM
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i have seen grease fittings on redmax trimmers. just another example of why they were the best
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Old 05-21-2013, 07:52 AM
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With Stihl trimmers, remove the plug, and remove the fitting on the end of the grease gun. Now the grease gun should thread right in. Only supposed to get an ounce or so (about 1 good pump).
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Old 05-21-2013, 08:27 PM
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NEVER greased any of our Stihls.....hmmm....oops. No problems though.
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Old 05-21-2013, 08:29 PM
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I second the redmax
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