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    Spare parts online: any recommended sites?

    FR Jones now really good for Stihl and Husky online, depends what you're looking for.
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    Husqvarna spare parts

    I asked a similar question a while back and have since used
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    Mister Solutions?

    Couple of clues here https://www.facebook.com/MisterSolutionsLtd Hope they get sorted out
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    Speed awareness course

    A disco commercial van is a 'car derived van' and you van happily do 70 on a dual carriageway A road. The legislation doesn't mention tax or use, it just says cars, motorcycles and car derived vans. I think the grey area comes with something like a Merc Vito where the floor pan is c class car. I use one at work so always consider it 'car derived'😀
  5. I've had a couple like this. They can over speed if the blades are worn or the air is blocked, and the result is the con rod gets bent.
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    stihl hedgecutter head repair

    No big secret, but after a lot of internet searching I found the Combitools Workshop Manual and it is the only place i found it, im happy to share where but don't want it taken down.
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    He does the cheaper stuff but also some very good stuff ie Meteor which is excellent quality.
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    stihl hedgecutter head repair

    There is a method, I'll pm you.
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    Gearbox lubrication/grease

    I'm about to make an adapter, I'll measure the plug when I do.
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    MS200 carb mod.

    Yep, just meant how to tell which we're the better carbs. Sent using Arbtalk Mobile App
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    MS200 carb mod.

    Can you tell from the model no? Sent using Arbtalk Mobile App
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    measuring rpm on kholer command???

    http://arbtalk.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=52143 There is some kit listed here... Sent using Arbtalk Mobile App
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    What's on your bench today?

    I'd check it's that. I just got one for a 136, it's over a fiver with the vat which seems a lot a half inch of what Barry describes as rubbish rubber. I wondered if there were any alternatives? Sent using Arbtalk Mobile App
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    Scavengers locked up

    OP says police caught the thieves in ten minutes and are coming to take a statement and yet there are still people who like to take the opportunity to have a moan anyway. Glad they didn't get away, let's hope there's a good outcome. Sent using Arbtalk Mobile App


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