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Stihl running out of saws and trimmers!! Why???

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catbuster

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Yeah, I think that the trouble is in downtown, near the river. The Mower Shop is in a pretty rough part of town though.
Louisville Outdoor Turf is a really good dealer out the east end in Middletown close to Meade Equipment, Boyd Cat (formerly Whayne Supply), and Jefferson County Stone on English Station. Cottrell Farm Equipment is an awesome Stihl dealer in Simpsonville out US 60.

That said, the Mower Shop on Preston is pretty out of the way of the protests, which have kinda centered in the 6th/Jefferson area near LMPD & the rest of Metro headquarters.
 
HarleyT

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Louisville Outdoor Turf is a really good dealer out the east end in Middletown close to Meade Equipment, Boyd Cat (formerly Whayne Supply), and Jefferson County Stone on English Station. Cottrell Farm Equipment is an awesome Stihl dealer in Simpsonville out US 60.

That said, the Mower Shop on Preston is pretty out of the way of the protests, which have kinda centered in the 6th/Jefferson area near LMPD & the rest of Metro headquarters.
I say the mower shop, because they have a large warehouse full of Stihl units, normally.
 
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Chain saws and line trimmers fascinate me. The saw engines crank counter clockwise (CCW), whereas the lime trimmers crank clockwise (CW). Not sure why they ran the line trimmers the other direction -- maybe to match lawnmower engines? Any ideas?
In general, engines are cranked in the direction opposite to that seen if you were facing the output shaft.
An old car being started with a crank-handle at the front, is cranked clockwise, which is anti-clockwise if you're standing at the back of the engine watching the flywheel & clutch rotate.
Chainsaws are cranked anti-clockwise so that the output shaft & clutch rotate clockwise.
Most trimmers are cranked clockwise because the direction of rotation of the drive shaft is reversed by the skew-gear drive at the end. At least one exception is the Husqvarna 165R which is cranked anticlockwise and has a bevel-gear gearbox meaning that the direction of rotation of the drive is not reversed.
 
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