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Stihl GHE 355

Stihl GHE 355

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    bunty

    buntySouth-Eastern Region, NSW

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    Real time saver

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    Lucinda

    Lucindaasked

    Just bought this. Recommended by Stihl dealer as the machine to deal with palm fronds. Mine are all dead so no green. I am feeding gradually one at a time. Machine keeps stopping, and hums, so I turn it off. I open it up and see if the blades spin. Yes they do with very little effort on my part. Clear it anyway, and try again. Same thing. Then I tried to feed large flattish green leaves using the soft material setting. It stopped, hummed and then cut out. Opened it up and again, but there was green material unchopped and curled around the centre blade. But again the blades could be moved easily.
    Very disappointed, and will be taking it back if I cannot resolve these issues. AUS$800. My old Ozito did better.

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    grace
    grace

    I'm having the same problem. every now and then I hit a sweet spot of some mix of dry and green twigs. Its a shame the screws take so long to wind out - if there was a simple clip, I wouldn't feel so annoyed

    Torquemeister

    Torquemeisterasked

    Mine keeps cutting out whenever something it doesnt like goes down its throat. Ive tried smaller and smaller pieces but still it isnt doing what is promised. Maybe take back to the dealer and get them to look at it as frankly its the first Stihl product that is a bit of a lemon.

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    bunty
    bunty

    Are you using it on the right setting there is a green one for soft mulch and the red for harder dry for the larger myself i dont go about about 25 mm but im doing very hard dry stuff with the green branches i had no problem with the 35 mm ... it also depends on what you are using it for as to how you feed it .Go have a chat to your stihl dealer they are very helpful

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