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Old 07-17-2014, 10:09 AM
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What are the best commercial Stihl trimmers on the market today?
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Old 07-17-2014, 10:11 AM
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A lot of people are loving the FS94. I've been a big shindaiwa a fan and I'm probably going to pick me up an FS94.
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Old 07-17-2014, 10:12 AM
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Old 07-17-2014, 11:55 AM
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The 94 is great, I'm loving mine. I went from the husqvarna 326 to the Stihl, no regrets.
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Old 07-17-2014, 06:55 PM
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Is this the regular FS94 or is it the FS94R that you have?
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Old 07-17-2014, 10:47 PM
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Fs94r, that's the only 94 they have that I know of
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Old 07-17-2014, 10:53 PM
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Is this the regular FS94 or is it the FS94R that you have?
The R version is the only one you can get in the US. I did see a bike handle setup in a YouTube video of the 94 so it may be available in Canada or Europe. I just bought one a few days ago, the guys seem to like it and I ran it for about an hour today. Not a power house but if you like the 100rx you'll like this one.
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Old 07-17-2014, 10:59 PM
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The '14 FS55 is complete garbage. They've changed something (port shape or location?) for reduced emissions. I went through the original carb, installed an older carb, and a warranty carb. It still runs like crap, compared to my other 55 engines. I bought a Echo SRM225 and haven't looked back. The Echo is lightyears ahead of the comparable Stihl.

Everybody is raving about the 94.
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Old 07-18-2014, 08:02 PM
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Another vote for the FS94R. I also have an FS90R, but it is heavy and difficult to feather the throttle. It, however, has a solid shaft that allows the use of various accessories. If you only need your trimmer for trimming though, the FS94R is light, powerful, well balanced and has a very controllable throttle arrangement if you're one to do some things at less than full throttle.

I love my 94!
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Old 07-18-2014, 09:40 PM
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I've run the 100RX's for a few years and just picked up a 94R a few weeks ago. the 100RX is a little more powerful but only noticed in thick grass or weeds. the 100rx is 4 mix and the 94R is 2 stroke, therefore no need to adjust any valves. The 94R has the wheel that acts as a high throttle limit for instances where you may only need 1/2 throttle but it's a feature me , and probably most people wont use. the 94R is 7/10 of a pound lighter than the 100RX, and it's noticeable!
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