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Strikemaster Oil in Hutchinson?

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Ive been looking for SM oil in Hutchinson and can't find any. The outpost has the 24:1 ratio only. Does anyone know where I can get some for a 40:1 ratio in Hutchinson?

I have a brand new auger and would like to follow the recommendations of SM especially when I plan on breaking it in this weekend. Never had a drop of gas yet.

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Don't know about strikemaster oil but you can find amsoil sabre at most auto parts stores and you can mix 100:1 or to be safe 80:1. This stuff is great. I usually see the 40:1 sm oil at bait stores.

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Don't know about strikemaster oil but you can find amsoil sabre at most auto parts stores and you can mix 100:1 or to be safe 80:1. This stuff is great. I usually see the 40:1 sm oil at bait stores.

Being that your auger is new, use the recommended 24:1 mixture for at least the first tank to allow for the break in period. You don't necessarily have to use Strikemaster's oil for the break in. You could use any 2 cycle oil and most have a mixture chart on the back that would allow for you to convert the oil to gas mixture for your application. After the break in, I would definitely switch to Amsoil. You won't be disappointed!

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Owners manual says a 40:1 mix. It's a strike master lazar mag if it makes a difference. For the break in period do you want to use a 24:1?

Honestly I don't know jack about motors. Literally. I know. A guy that doesn't know a thing about motors now that's funny.

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You can either get the small bottles for mixing with one gallon of gas, or get a quart, and measure out the amount you need to mix with a gallon of gas. I went to a local store that has cooking supplies, and purchased a cheep measuring cup that reads ounces. Pour out of the quart jug what I need, and save the rest. Much less expensive than using the small containers.

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Hope this will help. 5.5 ounces oil and one gallon gas for your mix.

Learn more about two cycle engine needs .

Two cycle premix ratio chart (NON multimix)

Ratio Gasoline Two cycle oil

16:1 one gallon 1/2 pint

16:1 six gallons 3 pints or 1.5 quarts

24:1 one gallon 5.5 ounces

24:1 six gallons one quart

50:1 six gallons one pint

50:1 twenty five gallons two quarts

50:1 fifty gallons one gallon

100:1 six gallons 1/2 pint

100:1 twenty five gallons one quart

100:1 fifty gallons 1/2 gallon

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The new SM augers are a 40:1 ratio, the models made before this year were a 24:1. It will smoke alot and foul the plugs at 24:1

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Strikemaster does have a really helpful customer service if you look them up online. They are located in Big Lake, MN. Always been super helpful when we call or e-mail them.

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Thank you swanbait. I don't know much on engines, but I swore I was at least reading the manual right. Thanks Big Buck Buster I'll probably print that out it helps a lot. I'm retarded when it comes to engines. But I can build just about anything else.

Should have taken shop instead of all the art classes in high school. But I can make a great ceramic ash tray or draw an engine.

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Bottle Fish, I wouldn't trust swanbait. His plug is fouled out most of the time. laughlaughlaugh Sorry John, have you had a chance to scout things out for me yet? I'll be up tomorrow morning sometime.

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Yeah, I asked a guy at strikemaster some ?'s and he told me 40:1 is good for the break-in, just make sure you use an original formula 2 cycle. He said that blends and fully synthetics are ok to use after the first year of use and they will cut down a lot of the oily residue that can build up on the exhaust and handle.

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Jiffy or Stikemaster will work well...same-same..no big difference in the new smokeless formulas with Sta-Bil added.

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