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Old 05-08-2011, 02:45 PM
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whats your string size?

I just got a stihl fs 90 R. I think it came with 0.95. im hell on string like its nothing. Would .105 hold up better. hell what does everybody else uses?
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Old 05-08-2011, 03:09 PM
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.95 for me. Any larger does too much damage and takes up too much room on the spool.
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Old 05-08-2011, 03:17 PM
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I always use to use .105 I don't like the smaller stuff.
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Old 05-08-2011, 03:18 PM
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0.95vortex on all stihl trimmers.
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Old 05-08-2011, 03:33 PM
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105 stihl (red) string for all my trimmers. Definitely holds up better than 095, for me.
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Old 05-08-2011, 04:09 PM
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0.95 on all line trimmers. This is for general use around well maintained lawns. The lawns that are overgrown I will switch out spools and use the .105 .
If stuff is too overgrown it drudge out the Dr. Trimmer with the heavy stuff!!!!!

Edging with the line trimmer will waste a lot of string but it is better in cost than changing out blades. However, most new guys will go through a spool of string a day.........I go through a spool a week or less. It all depends on the severity of the accounts. Or tell the guys to keep the head off the ground and watch the length of the line.
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Old 05-08-2011, 04:12 PM
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.105 bright green "x" line is our general use. Sometimes the .105 red
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Old 05-08-2011, 04:52 PM
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.095 for us it is good all around.
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Old 05-08-2011, 05:16 PM
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Last year when I was running a crew I went through 13 lawns(not small) with 1 spool from one of our FS 90's. My technique is letting the tip cut only and not the entire string. 0.095.
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