Tag Archives: Troubleshooting

Blade Flange Safety

Blade Flange Safety Cutting with handheld saws can come with many issues that a user needs to be aware of. Is the gas mixed correctly? Is the blade bolt tight? Do I have the proper safety equipment and ventilation? Do I have the right blade for the cutting application? One item that can be commonly…
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Stihl TS 500i – An industry first

This spring Stihl released their innovative new cut-off machine, the Stihl TS 500i. This new saw is something to brag about. It is the very first electronically controlled fuel-injected cut-off saw. Check it out: Click to view larger image. The Stihl TS 500i is the versatile new electronically controlled fuel-injected cut-off saw. What are the…
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Locating Honda Engines Serial Numbers

Locating Honda Engines Serial Numbers In January I wrote about locating the serial number on your Stihl TS 420 saws. Recently I have encountered others having a similar challenge locating the serial number on their Honda Engines. If your equipment has a Honda engine, and you need to have it serviced, you will likely need…
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What’s that for…?

What's that for...? Have you ever been working with some equipment and wondered what a lever, button, pin, bolt or other feature was for? I hope to be able to answer your questions in this series called “What’s that for?” The first topic is one that is often overlooked, but highly useful. I’m talking about…
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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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