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#146908 - 03/22/01 12:29 PM Recall of BackPack Blowers
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STIHL Inc., of Virginia Beach, Va., is voluntarily recalling about 890 backpack blowers. The fuel hose on the carburetor can be dislodged, and leak fuel, presenting fire and burn hazards.

More info:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml01/01109a.html

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#146909 - 03/22/01 03:36 PM Re: Recall of BackPack Blowers
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a little wind to fan the flames....

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#146910 - 03/22/01 06:33 PM Re: Recall of BackPack Blowers
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My friend Joe uses these in his Lawncare business...I've had 'em leak on me too...talk about a rash!...(bad even if it doesn't catch on fire...the ways it feels after an 8 hour day of having gas on your ***, it may as well be flamin'!)
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