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Old 02-10-2013, 08:17 PM
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What is the best 2 stroke oil?

I like ALCO Synthetic Smokeless 2 Stroke Oil and I have Amsoil Saber Professional but I have not use so far. I heard it was to gummy
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Old 02-10-2013, 08:25 PM
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HP Ultra Stihl in the gray bottle.

It's kept my Stihl stuff running flawlessly.
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Old 02-10-2013, 09:12 PM
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HP Ultra Stihl in the gray bottle.

It's kept my Stihl stuff running flawlessly.
Yes Stihl is a good one ,I fly Big rc airplanes and I have talk to some of the other flyers that use Ultra Stihl in there airplanes.
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Old 02-10-2013, 11:39 PM
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Amsoil Saber for all handhelds.

I used to use HP Ultra, but it isn't any better (maybe not even quite as good as) than Saber, and Saber costs a LOT less to buy and use.
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Old 02-10-2013, 11:50 PM
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I've always used No Smoke 2 stroke and synthetic No Smoke 2 stroke and Opti-2. No problems with none of them. I've got around 10 gallons of Opti-2 right now. I used to use the little Opti-2 pouches but they can be a pain to open and not spill unless you have scissors. I've started buying it in a bottle you squeeze to measure out how much you need. The No Smoke I always bought in 2.5 gallon mix bottles. Haven't burned it in a couple years.

I'll tell you though, a guy that works with me sometimes had his own weedeater that he likes to use. He was really weird about his weedeater only using the Lawnboy oil. So, when he works, I let him bring his own oil to mix in the gas can. Wow, that stuff STINKS. Should I be letting him put that stuff in my gas? Is it quality? It really smells bad, especially when it is coming out of my 2 stroke Suzuki Toros or backpacks. No smoke though.
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Old 02-11-2013, 01:07 AM
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Amsoil Saber for all handhelds.

I used to use HP Ultra, but it isn't any better (maybe not even quite as good as) than Saber, and Saber costs a LOT less to buy and use.
What mix ratio do you use the Amsoil or the HP Ultra at?
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Old 02-11-2013, 01:17 AM
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What mix ratio do you use the Amsoil or the HP Ultra at?
HP Ultra is a 50:1 mix only. Saber can be mixed at 50:1. or anywhere up to 100:1. I personally use it at 80:1 in all my handhelds. There are a lot of threads on it here. In a few of them I posted the cost per quart comparison for HP and Saber. Saber is a lot cheaper. I can buy a quart of it for about $11, while HP runs me about $26 for a 6 pack of 6.4 oz bottles (38.4 oz). That works out to .68 per oz for HP and .34 per oz for Saber. Running it at 80:1 makes it go even further for an even bigger savings in cost.

Saber is full synthetic too just like HP.
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Old 02-11-2013, 09:14 AM
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I have had good luck with Stihl HP Ultra and Amsoil Saber Pro. Im currently running Amsoil 100:1 and saving a bunch of money.
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Old 02-11-2013, 11:36 AM
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Can't say to what extent the importance is, but Stihl's synthetic 2-stroke oil is 100% synthetic. Opti, RedMax & most others are blends.

But probably more important is to use midgrade or higher octane-rated fuel in your 2-stroke mix...and ethanol-free gasoline if you can find it near you. Here is a link to ethanol-free stations in Alabama:

http://pure-gas.org/index.jsp?stateprov=AL

Others will disagree with the above in order to save a few shekels, but I find peace-of-mind a wonderful thing.
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Old 02-11-2013, 11:47 AM
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OK I have tried expensive Two stroke oil.


Super Tech TC-W3 Outboard 2-Cycle Oil, 1 Gallon
From wall-mart
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