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Locating the serial number on your TS 420 handheld saw

Locating the serial number on your TS 420 hand held saw One common challenge that occurs with the Stihl TS 420 saw isn’t with maintenance or usage, it is locating the serial number. As each model of Stihl equipment is unique, so is its placement of the serial number. To locate the serial number for…
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Winterizing your Equipment

Winterizing your Equipment As construction season is winding down and hunting and snowmen building come to mind, so should the upkeep and winterizing of your equipment. Here is a checklist to help get your saws and equipment ready for work come spring: ___ Clean your saw thoroughly, removing all dust  and debris, and wipe clean.…
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Air Filter Cleaning

Air filter cleaning Some of the most frequently asked questions about saws are about the air filters. How do I clean the filter? When do I clean it? Should I clean it? When do I replace the filter? The answer is simple – let the saw tell you. The DON'Ts Air filters are made to…
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Keeping Your Equipment in the Best Condition

One of the simplest ways to keep your equipment running like new and out of my repair shop is to clean it regularly. Cleaning after every use is optimal to prevent constant dust build up. It's especially important when you're using a wet cutting saw. Without regular cleaning the dust and water create a sludge-like…
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Fuel Related Issues

Fuel Related Issues With Spring finally here in Minnesota, starting up equipment for the first time of the season can cause some problems. One of the biggest challenges I see with equipment that has sat over the winter is "no-start" complaints. No-starts are common with equipment that has sat over the winter and is preventable…
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