Tag Archives: Parts & Repair

Meet Adam, Esch’s new expert mechanic

  We would like to introduce Esch’s new team member, Stihl Gold certified mechanic, Adam Lawson. Adam brings with him a great knowledge base and passion for his trade. Adam will be running the full service repair center at our new location in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. There you’ll find the fastest tune-ups in the Midwest and…
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Cleaning your Soff-Cut blade block

Ensuring a clean and ravel free joint when Soff-Cutting takes patience and skill. Once the process is understood, you need to ensure you are using the proper color Soff-Cut blade. The timing of your cut should be in the green zone. If you have a good working knowledge of green saw cutting and you still…
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Running Concrete Chain Saws

Regardless of the Brand (ICS, Husqvarna, Stihl), concrete chain saws can be an effective tool for deep cutting through masonry and concrete walls for the installation of various openings such as egress windows and doorways. A few points to consider when running concrete chain saws. • Chain tension is critically important to the longevity of…
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Prolong the Life of Your Electric Handheld Tool.

Handheld Grinder Overloading As with all handheld tools and diamond blades, pushing and overloading the tool is bound to cause issues. Gas powered saws have more power and are more forgiving by nature. However, with electric tools, care needs to be given and the proper blade(s) needs to be selected that has a diamond bond…
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Blade Safety Warning

A recent bulletin from Stihl outlines a few blades that are unsafe to use on your Cut-Off Saws. Please keep these guidelines in mind while cutting. Wheels that are not approved for your cut-off machine may be more likely to shatter, break or cause other problems, such as wheel wobble and/or increased reactive forces. Use…
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