What mix ratio for two stroke equipment?
Mix ratio of modern two stroke equipment is 50:1
How long does mixed fuel last?
It is recommended to store fuel for at most 3 months. Premium fuel with stabilizers may last longer.
How often should my equipment be serviced?
Depends upon hours of use, at a minimum it is recommended to do a complete fuel system service on two stroke equipment at least every 5 years. Fuel filters and air filters should be serviced much more frequently.
What size trimmer line to use?
Curved shaft machines are generally recommended 0.80 or smaller. Straight shaft machines 0.80 or bigger depending upon application and motor size.
Do hedge trimmer need blade servicing?
Hedge trimmer require periodic lubrication of their gearbox and frequent lubrication of the blades for peak performance and longevity.
What machines require the most service/break down the most?
Machines that are used or stored improperly!
What is the most common reason my two stroke won't start/what's the most common problem?
It is most common to see fuel related problems, either old gas or flooded motor.
What is the most overlooked basic maintenance issue?
The most commonly overlooked maintenance issue is air filter care/replacement.
What is a PDI?
A pre delivery inspection (PDI) is a mandatory service that dealers perform on most of the equipment they sell. It includes but is not limited to uncrating and assembling a product, fueling and oiling it where appropriate, adjusting and testing it to run to the manufacturers standards of performance. Finally a PDI includes registering the warranty on behalf of the customer making the purchase. Performing a PDI on each product ensures that no lemons, safety compromised, or defective product is ever sent home with a customer. Each machine is checked by an experienced technician giving the customer complete piece of mind with their new purchase.
How should I store my machines?
Whenever possible machines should be stored out of the weather and not subjected to temperature extremes. If stored for longer periods it is recommended to winterize/summerize equipment ie remove fuel, battery ect.