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Old 12-14-2013, 06:47 PM
shadco shadco is offline
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Stihl moto mix how to open

I feel stupid but then so are the guys at the Stihl dealer.

We could not figure out how to open a can of Stihl Moto mix with the stupid safety top.

Anyone have any tips?
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Old 12-14-2013, 06:49 PM
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Old 12-14-2013, 07:09 PM
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In your trailer?

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Old 12-14-2013, 07:23 PM
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Looks the same as so many other cans of chemicals. Squeeze or push down on the cap as you turn it counterclockwise. It should be one or the other. If it needs to be squeezed pliers will help.
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Old 12-14-2013, 08:00 PM
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Push down and turn. Just like medicine bottles
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Old 12-14-2013, 11:16 PM
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Your dealer sales the product and can't open it or show you the use of it?
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Old 12-15-2013, 03:04 AM
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sometimes the bottom half of the cap spins when it shouldn't. You have to hold the tab in too as you unscrew it and push down as well....LOL. Im laughing because I was tired and probably dehydrated one day, and Ill be damned if didn't have the same problem. It was one of those days where nothing was going right.
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Old 12-15-2013, 08:07 AM
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sometimes the bottom half of the cap spins when it shouldn't. You have to hold the tab in too as you unscrew it and push down as well....LOL. Im laughing because I was tired and probably dehydrated one day, and Ill be damned if didn't have the same problem. It was one of those days where nothing was going right.

So somehow secure the gray ring that isn't supposed to turn (but does on every can they have) then pinch in the black tab on the cap and turn it while pushing down on the cap like you would on a a medicine bottle.

Brilliant

The EPA must not want us to actually use fuel unless it has ethanol

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Old 12-16-2013, 02:00 AM
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no problem. I don't use that fuel year round, but I do like using it as the end of year approaches. With no ethanol in it, even if a piece of gear sits for a few weeks or more without use, so less chance of problems from sitting.
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2010 Husqvarna 21" mower
2008 Stihl FS250R Trimmer
2010 Stihl FS90R Trimmer
200? Stihl FC75 Edger
2013 Stihl BR 600 Blower
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2014 Stihl KM130R edger and trimmer shafts
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