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Stihl spool eyelet replacement

stihl cloes up of spool string travel through thingy

You can't find these doohickeys online....I looked and looked.

Our local stihl guy at the Gate City feed store had a big jar of them.



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When you find something that works and that you like, go buy 3 more so the next time it needs replacing you don't have to worry about whether the store will still have them =)
Comment by Rae Tue May 10 19:37:56 2016
A tool I know well. I think my Stihl brush cutter is the single most valuable tool in my farm maintenance arsenal. I maintain about 3000 feet of fence lines and I have worn out two professional models over the past 12 years. I am saving for a new one again as my current one is getting weak and can not be rebuilt again. Truly a valuable, valuable tool that is responsible in great part for any sense of "tidy" my farm has.
Comment by Elise Tue May 10 22:10:06 2016

Rae- I do that with some things, but felt like our source in Gate City is steady and reliable.

Elise- That is a lot of fence line. If I had to do a constant line I might try to add some sort of wheel that rides on the ground to decrease the load on the shoulder.

Comment by mark Thu May 12 15:14:13 2016