Register free!
Search
 
     

The Green Industry's Resource Center


Click for Weather
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #11  
Old 08-13-2014, 07:32 AM
exmarkking's Avatar
exmarkking exmarkking is offline
LawnSite Bronze Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: North Georgia
Posts: 1,001
Maybe you bought a lemon? Both of our units start on the first pull all day long.
Posted via Mobile Device
Reply With Quote
  #12  
Old 08-13-2014, 08:45 AM
ilike2mow's Avatar
ilike2mow ilike2mow is offline
LawnSite Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2013
Location: Gainesville Florida
Posts: 290
Quote:
Originally Posted by Wright Lawn View Post
You can adjust the speed with the dial, allowing you to use lower rpm's around beds. Then when you pull the trigger, you won't accidentally rev up the rpm's. But, if you pull the trigger hard it will go full throttle (you don't have to feather the trigger).
Oh that's neat. Thanks for explaining this to me.
Posted via Mobile Device
Reply With Quote
  #13  
Old 08-13-2014, 10:28 AM
exmarkking's Avatar
exmarkking exmarkking is offline
LawnSite Bronze Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: North Georgia
Posts: 1,001
It's pretty useless unless your a baby that has never used a weed eater before. I leave them wide open and just feather the throttle.
Posted via Mobile Device
Reply With Quote
  #14  
Old 08-13-2014, 10:51 PM
knox gsl's Avatar
knox gsl knox gsl is online now
LawnSite Gold Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: knoxville, tn
Posts: 3,658
Mine is getting a little better today. I still had to use of he choke if it sat for a while. The lack of power is still there but less noticeable.
Posted via Mobile Device
Reply With Quote
  #15  
Old 08-27-2014, 09:43 AM
neblawncare23 neblawncare23 is offline
LawnSite Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: Omaha
Posts: 174
I bought a 94R this year, and the damn thing hasnt idled from day one. It runs full speed 100% of the time. I prefer the 90 over the 94 any day. The only advantage the 94 has is that its lighter, but lacks in power the 90 has.
Reply With Quote
  #16  
Old 08-27-2014, 10:15 AM
JeremyKuhn's Avatar
JeremyKuhn JeremyKuhn is online now
LawnSite Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2014
Location: Christiansburg, VA
Posts: 157
I don't own one but I did a demo since my dealer is switching to Stihl from Echo, compared to the SRM-230 I found the power was the same but it was lighter. The adjustment knob was neat but I wouldn't use it, by now I know how to feather the throttle exactly where I need it.

I didn't have any idle or hard start problems, so it sounds like you guys need to make some adjustments to the machines.
__________________
07 F150 4.6L V8
6x16 Tandem
Gravely 460
Exmark Viking 36"
Echo SRM-230, PAS-266, PB-770T
Reply With Quote
  #17  
Old 09-14-2014, 12:44 PM
BandBLawncare BandBLawncare is offline
LawnSite Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Ohio
Posts: 258
we have 3 we like them we also run 100rx and some km130
Reply With Quote
  #18  
Old 09-14-2014, 01:17 PM
Crammin'Mows Crammin'Mows is offline
LawnSite Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2014
Location: Sisters, Oregon
Posts: 67
I like our 94r's. Lightweight is my favorite feature, and I agree that the throttle limiter is for those who arent skilled at feathering throttle. My crews prefer the 110r trimmers for verticle edges' cause they have more torque.
To those who are having issues with their machines: idle screw and carb adjustment will fix alot.
Reply With Quote
  #19  
Old 09-16-2014, 10:11 PM
PicturePerfectLawns PicturePerfectLawns is online now
LawnSite Bronze Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2014
Location: Lone Star State
Posts: 1,252
Quote:
Originally Posted by JeremyKuhn View Post
I don't own one but I did a demo since my dealer is switching to Stihl from Echo, compared to the SRM-230 I found the power was the same but it was lighter. The adjustment knob was neat but I wouldn't use it, by now I know how to feather the throttle exactly where I need it.

I didn't have any idle or hard start problems, so it sounds like you guys need to make some adjustments to the machines.


Chances were that FS 94 R wasn't broken in, you think?

I'm a 94 R owner and a SRM 230 owner. The 94 R has the 230 beat on power and is much lighter then the 230. As for the wheel, I thought I would use it more then I do, but I don't.

Love my 94 and wouldn't use any other trimmer now.
__________________
"It takes true dedication."

(I took the Praying For Rain out of my signature, due to my hypothesis that it has been a jinx on Central Texas.) Now here comes the rain.
Reply With Quote
  #20  
Old 09-16-2014, 11:26 PM
Pressedun Pressedun is offline
LawnSite Fanatic
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Pittsburgh PA
Posts: 33,110
94's are pretty sweet, I still carry the 90 in case of overgrown stuff but for routinely cut and trimmed lawns, seems it can't be beat.
Posted via Mobile Device
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump





Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ©1998 - 2012, LawnSite.comô - Moose River Media
All times are GMT -4. The time now is 10:03 AM.

Page generated in 0.07673 seconds with 8 queries