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Stihl or Echo multisystem?

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Hi Guys,

I am in need of a multisystem and was wondering what you all recommend?

I have personal experience with the FS110 weed eater but never liked the balance or the throttle control of the machine. I must admit I've had this machine since it first came out.

Did Stihl improve the 4-mix units?

I also looked into echo and absolutely LOVE the 2-strokes from echo. However, a lot of people complained about the weight of the engine.

Between both Stihl and Echo I have always loved Echo's smooth power and robust machines, and Stihl 4-mix for their AMAZING power to weight ratio.

What do you guys suggest? My local dealer sells Stihl, Echo and Shindaiwa.

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i have run a km 90 110 and a 130 with lots of atachments would not go any other route if i had to start over. for the first machine i would go a 110 it will take a bit to get the feel for the triger. Valve ajustments are a must only take like 5-10 min at most and will give you more power.

have not had too much luck with echo
just ask your dealer for a km valve kit they hav a feeler gauge a brash washer and a valve cover gasket i think there like 10$ but my dealer gives them to me for free.
You will see a huge difference in power when you do an adjustment expecialy if you have never done one.

for adjusting valves Check that arrow on the flywheel lines up with
the right-hand screw on the ignition module before making adjustments it should take like 10 min or so and is easy to do.
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