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Drewski

Gotta love Jiffy

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Finally got the old jiffy out a couple days ago, and it finally hit me: That dang thing is about 25 years old. My dad used it for years and now I use it all the time. Get this, we haven't had to replace a thing other than the blade once. It started up after only 3 pulls. Talk about dependable. I don't know what the new jiffy's are like, but if they are anything like the old ones, I wouldn't hesitate to get one, that is if I ever need another one!

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The old Jiffys were either great out of the box or trouble from the start (at least that was my experience with the 3hp model). I know a number of people who have Jiffs approaching the 20 year mark. I myself switched over to the Lazer Mag a few years back and have not been dissatisfied. One thing that I do wish is that Strikemaster would build their units a little more solid like those Jiffy "tanks" seem to be built. I remember bouncing my Jiffy across a number of breakers on Mille Lacs and doubt that my current unit would handle this abuse.

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yep our jiffy is probably 20 years old drilled 3000 holes and been run over by a truck. when pulled out this year it had old gas and started on the 3 pull. Used the new ones and would not trade the old tank for one.

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