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Old 20-05-2016, 10:27 AM posted to rec.gardens
J. Clarke[_2_] J. Clarke[_2_] is offline
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Default Problems with Mantis tiller

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Whatever gas you use in whatever small engine you must use an enzymatic fuel treatment such as StarTron. If you don't you can kiss your carberator goodby. The ethanol in the gas destroys plastics and plugs up passages when it evaporates. It also will absorb water. Death to any small engine, 2 or 4 stroke


You mean any crappy or ancient one. Quite frankly if an engine bought
new today can't handle ethanol it's a piece of shit. The manufacturers
know the composition of the fuels that are available today and if the
engines won't run on them then the manufacturers have not done their
job.