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Recall of BackPack Blowers #146908 03/22/01 04:29 PM
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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


Bill
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Re: Recall of BackPack Blowers #146909 03/22/01 07:36 PM
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a little wind to fan the flames.... [Linked Image]

Re: Recall of BackPack Blowers #146910 03/22/01 10:33 PM
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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'!) [Linked Image]


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