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Old 03-14-2013, 02:23 PM
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Are FS-250Rs still ~$500?

Yep, at least here they are. I am buying one in the near future. I don't need it for normal trimming, but it will be nice when I have some thick crap to cut down, and especially nice for using with some of the attachments I currently have for my FS90 like the chainsaw. The 90 runs it pretty good, but the added power will really make it nice.
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I can also tell by looking back to see how they're hanging and often reach back and feel them to see how firm they are.
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Old 03-14-2013, 02:42 PM
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Excuse my ignorance on this, but is there an edging attachment/head for an FS-250R?

Sorry to hi-jack this thread! If I was to 'go light' I'd get a Husky. There's too much positive info here at LS about these. Not sure how light I'd go power-wise. I trim & edge with my trimmer and would therefore not want to step down to the lowest power. Just my opinion, though.
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Old 03-14-2013, 02:50 PM
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The 223L has more than enough power for trimming and edging. I use mine for that when I don't have my edger handy.

Yes, and attachment for the combi system will work on and of the fixed shaft trimmers.
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Old 03-14-2013, 03:17 PM
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Excuse my ignorance on this, but is there an edging attachment/head for an FS-250R?

Sorry to hi-jack this thread! If I was to 'go light' I'd get a Husky. There's too much positive info here at LS about these. Not sure how light I'd go power-wise. I trim & edge with my trimmer and would therefore not want to step down to the lowest power. Just my opinion, though.
Yes, the FS250 can run the pole saw head, or any other attachment that Stihl makes. Nothing else is close. Yeah, a bit much for trimming weekly accounts. .
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Old 03-14-2013, 09:20 PM
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not a lot of dealer support here either for kawi.......might just pick up the 323L been hearing nothing but good things about it. I'll still run the kawasaki but its a pain for parts when i need them.... i agree i use the stihl for clearing brush they are just to heavy for every day string trimming.
I have 2 of the Kaw KGT27a's, love them. I maintained 8 others and 2 KGT27b's for a guy. Agreed, parts are harder to get--I just order mine online--better than having a dealer order and having to make a couple trips to the dealer.

Just curious, did you have exhaust port blockage with yours?
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Old 03-14-2013, 10:15 PM
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FYI...
Kawasaki just sent out a letter to their dealers stating that they will quit making 2 cycle products Dec 2013.
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Old 03-15-2013, 12:07 AM
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Sorry to hear Kaws getting out of the 2- stroke biz. I like my KRB 700b & 750b. Good blowers.
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Old 03-15-2013, 08:44 AM
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are you sure about kawi? my dealer can get 2014 models? did they go 4 stroke?
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Old 03-15-2013, 09:22 AM
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Kawasaki just sent out a letter to their dealers stating that they will quit making 2 cycle products Dec 2013.
A google search give results related to 2-stroke dirt bikes going out of production. No mention on the web of discontinuing 2-stroke OPE. If its true, it's sure been kept quiet.
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Old 03-15-2013, 09:36 AM
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