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Peter Davis replied to Peter Davis's discussion Stihl Blower Vibration
"The parts costs can be prohibitive.  Ideally this blower could do with a fan, flywheel & on off switch.   If those were bought new it would be better to replace it.  I will carry out a minimal, under £20 repair.  If it does another year then good.  …"
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Graham Taylor replied to Peter Davis's discussion Stihl Blower Vibration
"I do too........... have never had to replace a machine as it's "worn out"..... only stolen. Just about everything can be repaired....... bearings, belts, cables, even engines, usually at a fraction of the cost of replacing with a new machine..... t…"
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Peter Davis replied to Peter Davis's discussion Stihl Blower Vibration
"I thought of the opposite fin idea too :)
I will get a second hand one.  LS are good but Stihl prices aren't.  Mind you I am still using a 20 year old 340 low noise backback.  I look after my tools :)
My Combi lasted 12 years"
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Graham Taylor replied to Peter Davis's discussion Stihl Blower Vibration
"This is as they're intended for the domestic market with low use. Again, search Google and you'll find the part.. http://www.lsengineers.co.uk/flywheel-stihl-part-no-4140-400-1200.h...; for about £65 though as its an old machine, I'd be tempted to r…"
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Peter Davis replied to Peter Davis's discussion Stihl Blower Vibration
"Yes I tried that. Just discovered that the BG55 doesn't have anti vibe mounts."
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Graham Taylor replied to Peter Davis's discussion Stihl Blower Vibration
"Invariably, if you type in the model + parts...... in this case, "Stihl BG55 parts" into Google images, an appropriate diagram will come up. Then, if you "visit site"...... you'll often find more details"
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