Lawn Care Business Forum Lawn Care Business Book Lawn Care Business Blog Lawn Care Software
Home Forum Contract & Flyer Templates Blog Software Videos Podcast Calculators / Estimators Store Mower Review Design It Yourself Lawn Business School

Go Back   GopherHaul Landscaping & Lawn Care Business Marketing Forum > Lawn Care, Landscaping, and Property Management Forums > Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation

Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation
A great way to talk about all things lawn care related. Grass, turf, shrubs, trees, aeration, fertilization, reseeding, hydro-seeding, mowing, grub control, chemicals and pesticides. Ask questions, give answers. Grow!

How do I remove fuel varnish from blower?


Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation

A great way to talk about all things lawn care related. Grass, turf, shrubs, trees, aeration, fertilization, reseeding, hydro-seeding, mowing, grub control, chemicals and pesticides. Ask questions, give answers. Grow!
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #11  
Old 03-24-2010, 11:53 AM
Jack Rabbit Jack Rabbit is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: New Mexico, USA
Posts: 126
Rep Power: 7
Jack Rabbit is on a distinguished road
Default

I looked at the blower a little. There is nothing unusual visible in the fuel tank. I didn't look at the carb.

It will start but it won't keep running. Runs for about 20 seconds and quits. Ideas for what can cause that?

I'm really poor but I will probably get a new one for reliability.

It's all home use tools since that's the only way I can get started. Hopefully I can get the business going and get pro tools.
Reply With Quote

Stop guess-timating. Learn how to estimate and make money! $$$
Mow Time Estimator Lawn Care Price Estimator Mulch and Topsoil Calculator Snow Plow Estimate Calculator


  #12  
Old 03-24-2010, 01:11 PM
shahoo80 shahoo80 is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Kansas
Posts: 45
Rep Power: 7
shahoo80 is on a distinguished road
Default Hey don't mean to Hi-Jack your thread but heres a deal,

Lawn care business tipsLawn Care Business Book
I was at Wal-Mart the other day and they were starting to put out the spring stuff and I always look at it just to see the new trends etc. Well anyway the attachments that you can put on your trimmer were on sale. The Blower attachment was like 21.00 and the edger one was 21.77. You may want to check out your wally world and see if they have them for that price as well. Just starting out with little or no cash I would buy the blower attachment and use a trimmer for all until I could afford something that will hold up.

So anyway I bought the edger attachment because I already had a older trimmer that I was not going to use because I bought a new Stihl but now I have a edger and it was cheap. I will use until it breaks down and just buy a new one.

Just never know, sometimes have to use what we have until get what we want.
Reply With Quote
  #13  
Old 03-25-2010, 01:58 PM
SuperiorPower
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Jack Rabbit View Post
I looked at the blower a little. There is nothing unusual visible in the fuel tank. I didn't look at the carb.

It will start but it won't keep running. Runs for about 20 seconds and quits. Ideas for what can cause that?

I'm really poor but I will probably get a new one for reliability.

It's all home use tools since that's the only way I can get started. Hopefully I can get the business going and get pro tools.
I would strongly suspect that your carburetor needs to be rebuilt. As I mentioned in a previous post, carburetors are very delicate and not for the mechanic who is faint at heart or the inexperienced (inexperienced with small carburetors). The diaphragm tend to become hardened and it won't seal or pump the fuel correctly. This problem is magnified with todays ethanol fuels.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Any body ever remove concrete Yard Elements Starting a lawn care business. 11 02-20-2010 01:56 PM
Best way to remove small tree/shrubs? firstchoice1 General Business Discussions 6 07-03-2009 04:55 AM
Remove a balance forward? ALarsh Gopher Software Support Archived Question & Answers - Read Only 1 08-02-2007 10:24 AM
How To Remove Grass to reseed Jhath2 Lawn Maintenance / Lawn Renovation 5 06-28-2007 05:32 PM
Remove Barcode from invoice T.J. Gopher Software Support Archived Question & Answers - Read Only 1 05-24-2004 09:46 AM

» Recent Threads
  RatingTitle, Username, & Date Last Post Replies Views
My Invention
biglee
01-11-2015 06:51 PM
Today 10:43 AM
by joshp
20 2,870
fliers
joshp
08-19-2016 03:23 PM
Yesterday 04:24 PM
by Steve
10 619
fert/lawn programs
joshp
08-28-2016 10:43 AM
Yesterday 04:17 PM
by Steve
1 179
Landscaper taking on odd...
WarriorLandscapingCAN
08-07-2016 06:57 PM
08-28-2016 10:31 AM
by joshp
7 787
Review of our lawn care...
Lawnline
07-12-2016 06:40 PM
08-27-2016 10:51 AM
by Steve
7 1,837
Start My Own Business?
mowandblow1980
01-12-2016 07:43 PM
08-25-2016 12:55 PM
by Steve
19 2,177
Looking for new host
Just for Cuts
11-26-2015 06:58 AM
08-24-2016 09:05 PM
by Stephen Alberts
10 1,928
Facebook advertising
Just for Cuts
12-13-2015 07:49 AM
08-24-2016 08:59 PM
by Stephen Alberts
14 13,129
Breaking into commercial...
SGL1
08-19-2016 07:02 AM
08-24-2016 10:12 AM
by mowandblow1980
7 585
Snow Plow
acrajchel
08-17-2016 10:21 AM
08-22-2016 11:21 AM
by Steve
5 558
Quarter Acre Woodland...
ew411
08-16-2016 06:50 AM
08-18-2016 12:25 PM
by Steve
4 541
Bidding Bushhogging
acrajchel
08-15-2016 11:52 AM
08-17-2016 05:32 PM
by acrajchel
4 538
Hello From the Florida...
KevinShuman
08-15-2016 08:57 PM
08-16-2016 01:52 PM
by SC93
2 533
I'm making stupid money...
WarriorLandscapingCAN
08-07-2016 07:07 PM
08-16-2016 12:42 AM
by SC93
5 834
A quick Intro
BLE
08-14-2016 05:17 PM
08-15-2016 10:54 AM
by acrajchel
2 527
New Customer - Gettting...
acrajchel
08-05-2016 05:00 PM
08-15-2016 10:52 AM
by acrajchel
4 800
helping out a friend set...
Doug D
08-13-2016 11:33 AM
08-15-2016 09:45 AM
by Steve
1 536
Small bed job
Bradcook21
08-09-2016 09:52 PM
08-10-2016 03:51 PM
by Steve
1 654
Hello from NoVa
jtwlawn
08-03-2016 11:20 AM
08-09-2016 10:45 AM
by jtwlawn
4 795
How much to charge for...
jymie
03-31-2013 05:59 PM
08-08-2016 04:33 PM
by Steve
27 6,676
Needing a website built
burtle
06-17-2015 09:02 AM
08-07-2016 10:21 AM
by Just for Cuts
18 19,855
New Site Hows it look
Infinitelawn
03-16-2015 10:32 AM
08-07-2016 08:37 AM
by Lawnline
8 11,315
Hey guys! Greetings from...
thegardener
08-05-2016 05:45 AM
08-05-2016 03:26 PM
by Steve
1 699
First Time Bidding-Need...
capitallawncrew
08-01-2016 08:30 AM
08-03-2016 09:52 AM
by Steve
3 703
Show us your stripes
Just for Cuts
05-21-2015 03:07 PM
08-01-2016 08:28 PM
by ExclusiveLawns
7 3,808
» Popular Tags
apartment become an entrepreneur best mower be your own boss bidding break business business education business help business management complex contractor hacks contracts deck lift dethatcher edging entrepreneur entrepreneur education estimate estimates fuel problems fuel pump half moon blade intro introduction jjandm lawncare l.t.rich landscape landscape design landscaping landscaping design company landscaping richmond va landscping lawn lawncare lawnservice lowering grade marketing mulch planting raising grade residential lawn care richmond va richmond virginia lawn care safety scag snowblower snow plowing snow shovel sprayer start a business start a lawn care business start business start up toro timecutter townhome tree tree service video web design websites what to charge work from home z-max z-spray
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.1.0

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:19 AM.


(C) 2011 Riggs Publications - Terms of use & Privacy Policy

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:19 AM.

(C) 2011 Riggs Publications - Terms of use & Privacy Policy