4 Stroke Stihl Trimmer

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Q-Team Inc, Jun 2, 2004.

  1. Q-Team Inc

    Q-Team Inc LawnSite Member
    Messages: 120

    Has anyone used one of these? Im looking at getting a new one and was just wondering how these rate.
  2. tiedeman

    tiedeman LawnSite Fanatic
    from earth
    Messages: 8,745

    I keep on getting that letter postcard to buy one and I also get a new t-shirt, but I am still not totally convinced on the 4-stroke models yet
  3. txlawnking

    txlawnking LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,905

    I checked them out: heavy, expensive, and lots of extra little parts turning 10K rpm's. On the other hand everone that I've talked to that has one sez their OK.
  4. 2004F550

    2004F550 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 270

    Lots of torque, they run the brooms extremely well, kinda heavy for light trimming id say
  5. knuckshemi

    knuckshemi LawnSite Member
    Messages: 44

    I love mine, very easy to start,
  6. Potomac Lawns Inc.

    Potomac Lawns Inc. LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 412

    I have the trimmer and edger and love both thats all i will be buying from now on
  7. protouchlawn

    protouchlawn LawnSite Member
    Messages: 142

    The exact same as Potomac Lawns- I can't say enough good about them.
  8. barringtonbrothers

    barringtonbrothers LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 579

    Are you talking about the 4mix or regular 4 stroke? I love my 4mix which is a 4 cycle engine that runs on 2 cycle fuel.
  9. DennisF

    DennisF LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Florida
    Messages: 1,381

    Excellent tools. I've had mine about 4 months and it has performed perfectly. Lots of power and easy to start. It is a little heavier than the 2 strokes, but after a few days of using it you don't notice the difference.
  10. specialtylc

    specialtylc LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,656

    They have alot of power, even at half throttle. If you have many jobs that last more than an hour to trim, they get pretty heavy.

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