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    Default Where to buy in Brisbane?

    Guys & girls I may have to head to Brisbane tomorrow in search of a new machine. Still having no luck finding clutch replacement parts for my Makita RBC2510 and no-one here stocks any Makita OPE anymore.

    What shops in the south or south-west of Brisbane have Makita gear on the shelf?

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    Default Re: Where to buy in Brisbane?

    Found one. Anyone shopped here before?

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    Default Re: Where to buy in Brisbane?

    which bit do you need?




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    Default Re: Where to buy in Brisbane?

    You sure its not time for a brand change? Hearing great things about the new FS94.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SouthCoast Walker View Post
    You sure its not time for a brand change? Hearing great things about the new FS94.
    Yeah I just bought that power head for my kombi. If I was buying a snipper today it would be the fs94

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    Nah no brand change for this great little trimmer. It has been my everyday machine for almost three years and I wouldn't hesitate to buy another. The Robin engines are brilliant. Great value for a 25cc machine at under $300. The only let down is the business/admin/parts supply side of their company unfortunately.

    The only Stihl gear I own are the MS170 chainsaw and the KM130 powerhead plus chainsaw and extended hedge trimmer attachments. It has the power but I'm really not a fan of that engine.

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    Default Re: Where to buy in Brisbane?

    Quote Originally Posted by PaulG View Post
    Guys & girls I may have to head to Brisbane tomorrow in search of a new machine. Still having no luck finding clutch replacement parts for my Makita RBC2510 and no-one here stocks any Makita OPE anymore.

    What shops in the south or south-west of Brisbane have Makita gear on the shelf?
    Have you tried Gold Coast Mowers. They stock some Makita. http://www.goldcoastmowers.com.au/

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    It's not Brisbane but when I bought some stuff from Burns mowers in Adelaide pretty sure he mentioned they could get parts for the Makita 2510. Seemed pretty knowledgable anyway.

    http://www.burnsmowers.com.au/

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    Default Re: Where to buy in Brisbane?

    Mind you at around $300 (with a new trimmer head) for a new one you'd have to factor in travel time, cost of part etc to see if it is worth it. It might make more sense to fork out for a new one and keep that one for spares especially given that it sounds like spares are hard to come by.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PaulG View Post
    Nah no brand change for this great little trimmer. It has been my everyday machine for almost three years and I wouldn't hesitate to buy another. The Robin engines are brilliant. Great value for a 25cc machine at under $300. The only let down is the business/admin/parts supply side of their company unfortunately.

    The only Stihl gear I own are the MS170 chainsaw and the KM130 powerhead plus chainsaw and extended hedge trimmer attachments. It has the power but I'm really not a fan of that engine.

    Yeah the KM130 is a love hate thing, I personally love the power delivery but they are troublesome when they get a bit older and develop crank case leaks etc. The new 94r has gone back to the ever reliable 2 stroke with some nice refinements. Looks like stihl are dropping the 4mix in all the snippers but keeping it in the backpack blowers.
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    Default Re: Where to buy in Brisbane?

    That's interesting about the 4mix. I've had mine 18 months to two years but may only use it once a month and it still has the odd starting and stalling issues.

    Checked out the FS94 but way too exxy for me at the moment at $700

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    Default Re: Where to buy in Brisbane?

    Hi Paul
    Warwick Chainsaws stock Makita brushcutters ie RBC2510 etc. They might be able to help you out. They are at 58 Albion st Warwick. Their ph. no. is 46670999.
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    Default Re: Where to buy in Brisbane?

    how'd you go mate - offer still stands re the clutch spring




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