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Homelite C-72 OIL?

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Old 08-12-2017, 01:29:54 PM
Weezer Weezer is offline
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Default Homelite C-72 OIL?

I have just acquired a C-72 Homelite. Was wondering what oil I should use for the premix? My Zip takes 30wt, but the C-72 just gives the ratio.
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Default Re: Homelite C-72 OIL?

I would get a qt of "2-cycle oil" for use in air cooled engines. This is a better grade of oil than "outboard motor oil" ( water cooled) and just mix it to the ratio on the saw.
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good quality 2 cycle oil will work fine
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