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Stihl Multi-Attachment Weed-Eater

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by swtolar, Aug 17, 2002.

  1. swtolar

    swtolar LawnSite Member
    from Georgia
    Messages: 7

    I am needing to know what others think about the multi-attachment weedeaters.
  2. Rooster

    Rooster LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 460

    Mine is working great, just bought it, I got the Echo PAS 260.

  3. Work good I got the Stihl with a chain saw, weed eater, and hedge trimmers.
  4. ilovethisgame

    ilovethisgame LawnSite Member
    Messages: 136

    I bought mine a few months back. I was a bit skeptical but, I really love it!

  5. Jimbo

    Jimbo LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,093

    This is a great tool. I can carry less on the truck, and can change tools in a few seconds.

    P.S. These are great for scrubs because when spilt in half it will easily fit beside your mower in the back seat of your Escort:p

  6. We do 4 U

    We do 4 U LawnSite Member
    Messages: 183

    Mine works great, have had it for 2 years and no problems.
  7. Guardian

    Guardian LawnSite Senior Member
    from Florida
    Messages: 269

    I have had mine (Stihl) for over 2 yrs with basically NO problems. The "Jimmy Screw" that you use to tighten each attachment on with will eventually strip...so go ahead and pay a few bucks, have one in the truck. When it strips, everything is useless. My only other complaint is that the hedge trimmer attachment is heavy and not balance well, so its uncomfortable. I use mine mainly as a back up. You'll like it-
  8. Darryl G

    Darryl G Inactive
    Messages: 9,500

    I bought a Stihl FS85RT in the spring but it started and ran terribly. I brought it back to my dealer without ever using it (two cold starts was enough for me). My dealer tried to get it to run better but couldn't even start it when I came back to pick it up. Maybe I just got a bad unit, but I traded it for a Shindaiwa instead, and it has been great.

    Jimbo - That's a Taurus, not an Escort I'm driving.:)
  9. rkbrown

    rkbrown LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 533

    Dang...Jimbo has been spyin on my setup...well, at least its an escort wagon !!! :D

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