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Old 05-08-2019, 05:44 AM   #15
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Old 05-09-2019, 02:35 PM   #16
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...I use my Stihl for the serious work.
I use my Stihl for the serious workOUT. Usually starts on about the 30th pull. Only 3 years old and been that way since new. Service guy can find nothing wrong. Says it was flooded, lol. I have a Remington corded blower I use for drying the cars, but am looking into a cordless.
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Old 05-09-2019, 03:03 PM   #17
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I use my Stihl for the serious workOUT. Usually starts on about the 30th pull. Only 3 years old and been that way since new. Service guy can find nothing wrong. Says it was flooded, lol. I have a Remington corded blower I use for drying the cars, but am looking into a cordless.
Try running some "Mechanic in a bottle" through your Stihl saw. I thought is was snake oil at first, but it has saved my a$$ many times in small engines.
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Old 05-09-2019, 03:18 PM   #18
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I use my Stihl for the serious workOUT. Usually starts on about the 30th pull. Only 3 years old and been that way since new. Service guy can find nothing wrong. Says it was flooded, lol. I have a Remington corded blower I use for drying the cars, but am looking into a cordless.
When I bought mine, they had a newer “easy start” version and a regular version of the same model (BG56). I bought the easy start figuring it existed for a reason.
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Old 05-09-2019, 08:05 PM   #19
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Stihl back pack gas blower..moves a lot of air.
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Old 05-13-2019, 10:44 AM   #20
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Leaf Blower to dry the car? I use a Metro Master Blaster Revolution or Side Kick. They're made to dry vehicles with filtered heated air. There isn't any filter in my leaf blower, one in any of those mentioned above? After doing a two bucket wash I'm not about to take the chance of blowing dust and/or dirt onto my clean and polished vehicles. I use my leaf blower for yard work...
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Old 05-13-2019, 03:52 PM   #21
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Leaf Blower to dry the car? I use a Metro Master Blaster Revolution or Side Kick. They're made to dry vehicles with filtered heated air. There isn't any filter in my leaf blower, one in any of those mentioned above? After doing a two bucket wash I'm not about to take the chance of blowing dust and/or dirt onto my clean and polished vehicles. I use my leaf blower for yard work...

You realize your talking about the exact same air the car will be parked/driven in after it is dry, and the same air you breathe, don't you?
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Old 05-21-2019, 12:14 PM   #22
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Apples to Oranges

I'm talking about safely drying a clean car.
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Old 05-21-2019, 12:26 PM   #23
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I use my Stihl for the serious workOUT. Usually starts on about the 30th pull. Only 3 years old and been that way since new. Service guy can find nothing wrong. Says it was flooded, lol. I have a Remington corded blower I use for drying the cars, but am looking into a cordless.
30 pulls??? I have a BG55, BG86, BR200 and my trimmer is the FS94R. All of them start on the 3rd to 4th pull. You definitely have something wrong with yours.
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Old 05-24-2019, 04:18 PM   #24
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Leaf Blower to dry the car? I use a Metro Master Blaster Revolution or Side Kick. They're made to dry vehicles with filtered heated air. There isn't any filter in my leaf blower, one in any of those mentioned above? After doing a two bucket wash I'm not about to take the chance of blowing dust and/or dirt onto my clean and polished vehicles. I use my leaf blower for yard work...
I use the same, works great. I've also found it to be very useful in drying my dogs after a nice bath.
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Old 06-10-2019, 02:07 PM   #25
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geeze all mighty, i keep forgetting to do this. i have a WORX leaf blower and still forget to get it out when i'm done washing. i guess i can't shake the habit of hand drying my car.
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Old 06-17-2019, 10:47 PM   #26
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I use an electric one. Powerful as hell, and i also open both doors and windows and blow the carpets, seats window wells and headliner right thru to the other side vents and all, Its a no brainer,
JUST HANG ON TO THOSE RUBBER cup holders and rubber door well inserts.
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