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I feel so much better now; I thought it was just me they were picking on...
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I had the same experience as Dan with my Stihl weedwhacker. It never did run right. However, I have 5 of their chainsaws which all of got used logging at some point and they all ran great until they started adding ethanol into our gas. As happy as I am with the saws I don't think I'll buy another trimmer from them.
I gave up running Ethanol in all of my small motors. I got tired of having to clean carburetors and burnt out plugs. They would spit and sputter.

I started going to a local Marina and buying non-ethanol gas. It cost more per gallon, but the equipment started running like it was supposed to run. I no longer have to tinker just to get something running.

Now, several of the gas stations have non-ethanol gas. I pay the extra for it when I fill my truck. I have much better MPG, the engine runs smoother, and it has better pick-up and response.

I can tell you horror stories of people ruining their two stroke outboards on Ethanol. Thousands of dollars later they learned their lessons.
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; I thought it was just me they were picking on...
sounds like a plan to me....

This would have been the week that I'd have finished chewing thru the restraints...
If only new layers hadn't been added....

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Well, I'm a little embarrassed. I've had no luck finding a facility to repair my Craftsman cordless drill so I took "one last look" at the manual. I found a page that showed how to remove the chuck so I gave it a try. To my surprise, I found that the speed selector switch was half way between high and low. When I switched it to low (where I usually keep it) and pulled the trigger the chuck turned. I drilled a test hole in a hardwood 2X2 scrap with no problems so I put it back on the shelf.
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That happens to me with my Cruise Control (Astrovan). I never intentionally use it so it startles me when I take my foot off the gas and the beast just keeps going at the same speed!
I hate when that happens.
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That happens to me with my Cruise Control (Astrovan). I never intentionally use it so it startles me when I take my foot off the gas and the beast just keeps going at the same speed!
I hate when that happens.
mirrors do that to you too, Dan???

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mirrors do that to you too, Dan???
I can't see myself in the mirror. Should I be worried?
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I can't see myself in the mirror. Should I be worried?
nope...
that's good for the mirror...

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I can't see myself in the mirror. Should I be worried?
Just put your glasses back on, Dan!
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