April 21, 2021

Manufacturer: Stihl

How Did the Stihl 12V Garden Pruner Become the Scam of the Year?

How did Stihl’s 12V Garden Pruner give rise to the year’s biggest scam? Imitation is the highest form of flattery, and in Stihl’s case, their must-have miniature chainsaw gave people ideas that have lacked integrity.  If you’re not familiar with the Stihl GTA 26 Garden Pruner, it’s a 4-inch battery-powered chainsaw that’s incredibly handy. When […]

Stihl MSA 220 C-B 36V Battery Chainsaw

Stihl MSA 220 C-B 36V Battery Chainsaw

Stihl Unveils the Most Powerful 36V Chainsaw in the Lineup Felling and limbing is serious business, and serious business calls for a serious chainsaw. With that in mind, Stihl has produced the MSA 220 C-B, the most powerful chainsaw to hit their 36V lineup. As the first Stihl battery chainsaw to feature a 16″ bar, […]

Stihl Battery String Trimmer Hands-On Review | FSA 130 R

Stihl FSA 130 R Offers Pros a Quiet and Maneuverable String Trimmer We recently had the chance to work with a variety of both Pro- and homeowner-grade string trimmers for our Weedeater Roundup. One of the standout Pro models, the Stihl FSA 130 R battery string trimmer, impressed us with its thoughtful design and quiet […]

Stihl Recalls 16,000 RE 90 Pressure Washers

Stihl Recalls 16,000 RE 90 Pressure Washers

Stihl Recalls Pressure Washers Due to Disconnecting Nozzle For those of you working with the Stihl RE 90 Pressure Washer, the company has issued a product recall on account of a faulty spray wand. Users should stop using the pressure washer immediately as the problem presents an injury hazard. Stihl has issued the recall on […]

How Injection Molding Works – Visiting the Stihl Plastic Production Center

Stihl has plastic production facilities in the USA, Germany, and also China. We recently got a chance to visit the Stihl plastic production center in Germany while checking out new tools and products. If you ever wondered how injection molding works, our conversation and tour at the plant offered up a ground-level peek at how […]

Best Backpack Blower Shootout

Best Backpack Blower Shootout

What does it feel like to have Hurricane Irma strapped to your shoulders? Donning any of the leading backpack blowers will give you a close representation. With air velocity exceeding 200 MPH and CFMs reaching for four digits, these monster air movers make short work of leaves and mower shrapnel. So they all blow and […]

Best Weedeater Shootout FI

Best Weedeater Shootout – String Trimmers Gas Powered

We take 10 gas-powered string trimmers and put them through our paces to determine who’s king in the Best Weedeater Shootout. Some are 4-cycle and some 2-cycle, but they’re all gas powered. No batteries or cords here. These are the best of the beasts who tame the lawns. Who do you think will reign as […]

How Steel Chain Saw Guide Bars are Made – Stihl Factory Tour

If you’ve ever wondered how steel chain saw guide bars are made, we’ve got you covered. What looks so simple actually involves a significant process of engineering and manufacturing. A recent visit to the Stihl Plant 2 in Waiblingen-Neustadt, Germany gave us an up-close-and-personal look at how it’s done. Factory Overview About 80 people work […]