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Old 08-22-2013, 12:11 AM
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Are those the new loop handles for Stihl? I hope not cause I don't like that shape too much... I thought there was supposed to be an FS92 R not an FS94 R??
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Old 08-22-2013, 10:22 PM
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Huh? I don't get what you're trying to say...
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Old 08-22-2013, 10:50 PM
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word around the Stihl campfire has been Stihl is going to stop marketing the FS250 in the US for quite a few years

Stihl has stopped production on all other 2 stroke trimmer machines in the US


Buy the mighty FS250 while you can it's a beast

in my opinion the 250 is the best all around trimmer for heavy trimming if my 250's won't trim it a break out the FS550 (the monster)

at some point you need to just bush hog it (if you can get a bush hog into the area being trimmed)
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Old 08-22-2013, 11:38 PM
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word around the Stihl campfire has been Stihl is going to stop marketing the FS250 in the US for quite a few years

Stihl has stopped production on all other 2 stroke trimmer machines in the US


Buy the mighty FS250 while you can it's a beast

in my opinion the 250 is the best all around trimmer for heavy trimming if my 250's won't trim it a break out the FS550 (the monster)

at some point you need to just bush hog it (if you can get a bush hog into the area being trimmed)
Actually around my Stihl campfire they are supposed to drop the FS250 at the end of 2014...
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Old 08-22-2013, 11:50 PM
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Actually around my Stihl campfire they are supposed to drop the FS250 at the end of 2014...
Actually, austins35 is right about them dropping the 250 at the end of 2013 in the USA, at least according the the Stihl rep at our open house this spring. It may be different in Canada.
As far as Stihl stopping the sale of all other 2 stroke trimmers in the US- that's incorrect. They are coming out with some new 2 stroke pieces at the end of this year here in the USA.
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Old 08-23-2013, 12:07 AM
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I could be wrong not the first time

my dealer an the regional Stihl Distribution Center Manager in Orlando tell me Stihl has fazed out all 2 stroke machines in the US other than the might FS250 (til the end of 2013)

the STIHL HomeScaper Series FS 55 R was the last of the Stihl 2 strokes for the US market the Canadian market I know nothing about
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Old 08-23-2013, 12:13 AM
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They did away with the FS55 last year here. They replaced it with the FS56 (which they had out at the same time as the 55 for the last few years) for this year. They still have the Fs46 and the FS70 in their line-up as of right now, and I have heard of no plans to drop the 70 since it has the flex cable drive and the new FS92 (or maybe it will be the FS94) is supposed to be a solid shaft model.

We'll have to wait to see I guess.
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So anyone know when these are supposed to be available. I bet they will have them at the stihl booth at the expo. I will give one of those 94's a try.
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Old 09-13-2013, 04:14 PM
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It appears this trimmer is already selling around the globe. Looks promising.
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Old 09-13-2013, 04:27 PM
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The new FS 240 is listed on Stihl USA's site for new or current products. Nothing about or for the 92/94 whichever model it will be, if it is to be at all here.

The 240's bhp is listed as higher than the 250's is/was, but coming from a smaller engine, durability may, and probably will, be less, plus the ratings only tell half the story. They have to bump bhp now on so many machines just to equal or come close to previous machines true field power due to all the EPA BS.
Only time will tell.

http://www.stihlusa.com/products/new...-brushcutters/

http://www.stihlusa.com/products/tri...onal-trimmers/
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