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    Recommend a String Trimmer!

    shindaiwa,echo,stihl,kawasaki,tanaka,hitachi(note:tanaka and hitachi are basically the same machines rebadged)makita these are all machines that Australian contractors use and recommend some people like the 4 stroke machine but i managed to destroy 3 blowers 2 hondas and a makita by not keeping...
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    New String Trimmer

    i use a shindaiwa t260 trimmer but Tanaka are good machines i have the 210s hedgetrimmer and recently brought the Hitachi RB24EAP blower (tanaka by another name <img src="/forums/graemlins/smile.gif" alt="smile" title="smile" height="15" width="15" /> )best handheld blower I've owned
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    Whats the best syntetic 2 stoke oil?

    latest rating for 2 stroke is the JASO FD <a href="" target="_blank">wikipedia jaso </a>
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    2-Stroke mix ratio for '91 snowblower

    usually you will find that the manufacturers who recommend a oil mix of 50:1 are recommending an oil of JASO FC ISO-LEGD or higher specification while those who recommend higher oil concentrations don't actually list a specification and are basing there recommendation on low grade oils so if you...
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    2-Stroke mix ratio for '91 snowblower

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: boraticus</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: iand</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Shindaiwa manuals for their 2 stoke products state to use...
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    2-Stroke mix ratio for '91 snowblower

    Shindaiwa manuals for their 2 stoke products state to use shindaiwa brand oil at 50:1 and other oils at 25:1 so that says to me that it is the grade of oil that they think determines the mix not their engineering otherwise they would say to use only a 25:1 mix note Shindawai one oil is i believe...
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    2-Stroke mix ratio for '91 snowblower

    it depends are you going to use an oil that is rated at 100:1 or a lesser quality oil a oil that is rated as JASO FB should probably be used at 32:1 or more but a JASO FD or ISO-LEGD rated oil should be perfectly safe at 50:1 as this is what it has been designed and tested for the point is if...
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    What oil work best at 32:1?Minimal deposit?

    shindaiwa recommend using shindaiwa oil at 50-1
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    New Lawnmower Question

    fluid film seems to be the go on the major u.s lawn mowing sites i believe this is a lanolin based spray
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    10w-40 motor oil in lawnmower engine?

    castrol australia recommend using castrol magnatec 10w-40 oil for honda lawn mowers so i would say you should be able to use it
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    Advantages of using SAE 30?

    the simple answer is most small engines are manufactured by briggs and stratton and they recommend sae 30 honda on the other hand recommend 10w-30 and you could also note that honda branded oil in australia is api sg a classification which is way out of date [superceded by api sh in jan 1996]so...