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Purchased new Stihl FS 110 Friday.

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by blake101, Jun 20, 2009.

  1. blake101

    blake101 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 450

    Can't seem to keep the handle tight, no matter how much I tighten it, it still slips. Has anyone else had this problem? What did you do to fix it. I hate to take it back to the dealer for that.
  2. Cuttinitclose

    Cuttinitclose LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,016

    Try a small piece of rubber between the shaft and handle.
  3. newtostone

    newtostone LawnSite Senior Member
    from NY
    Posts: 681

    It should have a small rubber piece between eh handle and shaft. It will be thin but just enough to give some grip.
  4. blake101

    blake101 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 450

    I don't recall seeing one, but I will look again. I have tighten it so much that it is starting to make the plastic deform. Do you think they will cover it if I can't get it tighten?
  5. birdman0494

    birdman0494 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 142

    you definitley need to take it to the dealer ive done about 30 yards with mine but mine was a 90 and i havent had any thing like that
  6. DaddyRabbit

    DaddyRabbit LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 937

    I got my 110 last yr and it has never slipped. Take it back.
  7. lawnboy dan

    lawnboy dan LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,712

    mine has slipped from day one-another pos sthil desighn

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