Guys running Stihl 4mix

Discussion in 'Industry Surveys & Polls' started by lawnprosteveo, Nov 28, 2007.


Would you buy a Stihl 4mix again? (only if youve ran one at least 1 season)

  1. Yes, I would

    42 vote(s)
  2. No way!!!!

    5 vote(s)
  1. lawnprosteveo

    lawnprosteveo LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Tulsa
    Messages: 1,930

    I am considering a Stihl br600 blower. Ive read alot of good and bad about the 4 mix engines. For those of you that have ran at least 1 season, would you recommend one?
  2. Raven386

    Raven386 LawnSite Silver Member
    from CT
    Messages: 2,169

    Absolutley! tons of power, quiet, and light. perfect blower IMO
  3. puddin' pie

    puddin' pie LawnSite Member
    Messages: 95

    bought two this year. i'll buy more next fall
  4. procut

    procut LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,852

    Bought a four mix trimmer in the spring. Starts hard, sometimes not at all. Will quit running for no apparent reason. Took it back to the dealer and was told there was nothing wrong with it. Never again.
  5. G.M.Landscaping

    G.M.Landscaping LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 939

    Two full years on my FS110 trimmer with no problems. So,yes.
  6. Stillwater

    Stillwater LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,889

    After well over 20 years, I run with Stihl for saws and blowers.
  7. Stillwater

    Stillwater LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,889

    I got that funny feeling that their is something more to this story......
  8. Clapper&Company

    Clapper&Company LawnSite Bronze Member
    from NE Ohio
    Messages: 1,291

    Would never buy anythig else.

    Two Rules:

    1. Alway use Stihl Oil/mix
    2. Use high test gas
  9. HenryB

    HenryB LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,844

    Never used Stihl oil mix and never ran high test. My 4 mixes still run great.:laugh: You might be throwing money away.
  10. DodgeTruckMan731

    DodgeTruckMan731 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 414

    Try adjusting your idle


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