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asked in category: General Last Updated: 27th January, 2020

How do you start a Stihl HL 45 hedge trimmer?

How to Start a Stihl HS 45 Hedge Trimmer
  1. Slide the blade lock lever forward toward the front handle.
  2. Press the stop switch into the interlock position.
  3. Press down on the throttle trigger interlock lever, squeeze the throttle trigger and hold it in that position.
  4. Press in the starting throttle lock.
  5. Place the unit on the ground and remove the blade scabbard.

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Keeping this in consideration, how do you adjust the carburetor on a Stihl hedge trimmer?

How to Adjust the Carburetor on a Stihl Weed Eater

  1. Turn the high-speed screw, marked 'H' counterclockwise until it stops.
  2. Tighten the 'L' screw all the way, then turn it one turn counterclockwise to open it.
  3. Start up the engine and allow it to warm up. The cutting tool will rotate.
  4. Press the trigger of the machine to rev the engine.

Furthermore, how do you sharpen a Stihl hedge trimmer? Sharpening your hedge trimmer yourself

  1. Sharpen using a flat file. To ensure long-lasting cutting performance, follow these two steps. First of all, a flat file can be used.
  2. Remove the burr with a sharpening stone. For the second step, remove the burr from the bottom of the blade using a sharpening stone.

Also asked, how do you maintain a Stihl hedge trimmer?

Hedge Trimming Tips

  1. Keep it sharp. Sounds obvious, but keep trimmer blades sharp.
  2. Keep it clean. A blade that is not clean is not efficient.
  3. Keep it in order. Cut the vertical sides of a hedge first, using an upward and downward sweeping motion and moving forwards along the hedge as you work.
  4. Keep it safe.

How do you service a petrol hedge trimmer?

  • Clean the Air Filter. Why?- For your petrol hedge trimmer motor to function properly it needs a constant flow of clean, cool air.
  • Sharpen the Hedge Trimmer Blades.
  • Tighten Any Loose Screws or Fittings.
  • Lubricate the Blades Regularly.
  • Keep The Exterior Clean.
  • Store it Correctly.
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