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BR 600 - How many have had broken plastic?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by carcrz, Jan 1, 2007.

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Stihl BR 600 - ever had the back plastic piece brake on you?

  1. YES

    31.7%
  2. NO

    68.3%
  1. carcrz

    carcrz LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,085

    I am going to the dealer next week when he gets in some other parts. I told him I would find out how common of a problem this is. This is on the Stihl BR 600 ONLY
     
  2. Richard Martin

    Richard Martin LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 14,700

    No problem with mine and I used to carry it around on an early model Trimmer Trap ST-2 blower rack. The early racks had no support for the bottom of the blower and it was known to break the handles off of the Stihl 4 mix blowers. I've since replaced the early ST-2 with the new ST-2 and it supports the bottom of the blower now.
     
  3. carcrz

    carcrz LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,085

    Anyone had theirs covered by Stihl or did you foot the bill?
     
  4. Daner

    Daner LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,308

    Mine Is still like new...I carry It In a cage.
     
  5. Just Mow

    Just Mow LawnSite Senior Member
    from Texas
    Posts: 367

    If it is the older backplate they will foot the bill. The newer one has the current changes that were made and no problems with it breaking.
     
  6. carcrz

    carcrz LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,085

    I bought mine in August.
     
  7. Just Mow

    Just Mow LawnSite Senior Member
    from Texas
    Posts: 367

    Could have been older inventory. If it is cracked it should be taken care of by the dealer under warranty.
     
  8. dwc

    dwc LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 619

    Mine cracked on about the top 1/3 of the backplate, Stihl replaced it cause it was only a couple of months old, the new one has not given any problems.
     
  9. carcrz

    carcrz LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,085

    bump to the top for some more responses.
     
  10. mow & snow

    mow & snow LawnSite Member
    Posts: 227

    I have 2 and no problems yet.
     

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