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Old 19-04-12   #1 (permalink)
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husky 2stroke?

Husky started playing up, took it too stantons and they said i need to be running a better 2 stroke oil. I have been running a cheap one for a while. Just finishing the bottle off but now ive binned it, dont want a broken saw

What in your eyes is the best 2stroke oil? I also always run with premium unleaded

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Re: husky 2stroke?

...and don't bother about using premium unleaded either.
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Re: husky 2stroke?

I run Huskies and use their low-smoke 2-stroke. They don't seem to like the Stihl stuff for some reason.
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Re: husky 2stroke?

I've used non-Husky/Stihl 2stroke oil in my Husky saws for many years now without problems.
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Re: husky 2stroke?

i just run the standard stihl stuff (red) tis alll ive used for years and tis what everyone else ive worked for uses
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Re: husky 2stroke?

A far as I can remember, I've always used the Oregon 2 stroke and never had any problems.
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Re: husky 2stroke?

Not sure how true it is but I heard husky have put some sort of additive in their two stroke oil and your not supposed to run their new saws on anything but their oil. Great idea for them if true, not so good for us
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Doubt it,SIW,they recomend aspen 2.
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stihl oil, i run everything on it, not the truck tho lol
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