Yard Equipment Archives - Maintenance

Repairing your own vintage outdoor machines such as old lawnmowers, chainsaws and weed-eaters is very rewarding, and often easy. Learn how to troubleshoot older lawn and garden equipment issues yourself, DIY Style.

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Troubleshooting Leaf Blowers

Troubleshooting Leaf Blowers

Fixing your own leaf blower can be rewarding and save you money. This leaf blower troubleshooting guide can help you identify common leaf blower issues.

Trimmer gas oil mix rato

Trimmer gas/oil mix ratio

Protecting your 2 stroke gas powered trimmer generally requires a proper mixture of oil and fuel. Here's what you need to know to mix it yourself....

2-Stroke Coil Test

2-Stroke Coil Test

Every 2-stroke and 4-stroke combustion engine that powers a lawn mower, chainsaw, grass trimmer, leaf blower or other outdoor equipment has an ignition coil....

Chainsaw Starter Handle

Chainsaw Pull Cord Repair

Your chainsaw endures a lot of abuse from normal use. Vibrations, working conditions and neglect all play a role in how long it continues working...

About Homelite Chainsaws

About Homelite Chainsaws

Homelite chainsaws were regarded as the best chainsaw for professional and home use for several decades. They were durable enough that many are still in use today, however, in being out of production, they generate a lot of...

Echo Backpack Blower

Echo PB 260L Blower Specs

The PB 260L model of backpack-style leaf blower was manufactured by Echo Incorporated starting in 2006. At the time it was an affordable alternative to...

Great Dane Mowers

What Happened to Great Dane Mowers

Great Dane mowers, invented by Dane Scag, were manufactured by his company, Great Dane Power Equipment, starting in July of 1997. If you're wondering...

About Echo Chainsaws

About Echo Chainsaws

Founded in 1972 as the Kioritz Corporation of America, based in Japan, the company was re-branded to Echo in 1979. Soon after Echo became a household name...

5w30 vs 10w30 Honda Lawn Mower Oil

5w30 vs 10w30 vs SAE 30 Lawnmower Oil

Manufacturers recommend using SAE 30 oil in older model lawnmowers, however, you can a;sp use these oils without any problems, find out which.

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