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Recall of BackPack Blowers #146908
03/22/01 03:29 PM
03/22/01 03:29 PM
Bill Addiss  Offline OP
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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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Re: Recall of BackPack Blowers #146909
03/22/01 06:36 PM
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a little wind to fan the flames.... [Linked Image]

Re: Recall of BackPack Blowers #146910
03/22/01 09:33 PM
03/22/01 09:33 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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