Just the Facts: The ECHO String Trimmer Technical Study

Equipment reliablility is important to working professionals.

As my friends and family will attest, I have a wide range of interests, but small-engine repair has never been a hobby of mine. Nevertheless, because I own a little property, I’ve had to own all the basic equipment necessary to maintain it, from chainsaws to lawnmowers and snowblowers to string trimmers.

7 Expert Ice Fishing Tips with Pro Angler Pete Maina

Ice fishing tips with Pete Maina

Before you embark on your first ice fishing trip of winter, check out these tips from professional angler Pete Maina, one of Outdoor Life magazine’s “20 Best Anglers on the Planet.” Based in Hayward, Wis., one of North America’s best fisheries, Maina boasts decades of experience landing musky, walleye, bass and just about every other

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Snow Tires vs. All-Season Tires: Worth the Cost?

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During my last post on preparing your vehicle for winter, one of the comments that came up was the use of snow tires. Of course if you’re living in the desert or tropics, heavy snowfall is likely the least of your worries. But, if you’re a winter road warrior, a set of snow tires can be

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Get Ready for the 2016-17 AMSOIL Championship Snocross Season

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Well, race fans, it appears your snow dances have worked. Winter storm Argos barreled though the Midwest, leaving a trail of that fluffy white stuff just in time for the AMSOIL Championship Snocross series opener in Duluth, Minn., over Thanksgiving weekend. While we in the Midwest prepare to dig ourselves out, we’d like to break

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8 Ways to Prepare Your Snowmobile for Riding Season

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Old man winter is making his official entrance this weekend with the season’s first snow storm lumbering across the Midwest. Winter enthusiasts have been anxiously awaiting the chance to take their first snowmobile rides of the season, and the time has nearly come to execute plans and trail routes that have been laid out for weeks.

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Is Premium Gasoline Worth the Money?

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You probably saw the AAA report announcing that motorists wasted $2.1 billion last year using premium gasoline in vehicles that don’t require it. Maybe a few of those billions came from your wallet.

Finding Extra Money To Fund Your Ride

1947 5 Window Chevy

In millions of garages, driveways and some front yards across the North America, there are restoration projects in various stages of completion. Each car, truck or bike has its own backstory – as do their owners. To varying degrees each owner has a personal vision for the project, some idea of the costs and a source

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Prepare Your Vehicle for Winter

Snowy Car - Winter Vehicle Preparedness

With winter around the corner, now is a good time to get your vehicle prepared for the worst. Being based in northern Wisconsin, we at AMSOIL talk a lot about how synthetic lubricants make life a little easier, as the cold air starts to pierce our engines and lungs. Wherever you may be, nasty road

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What Does Horsepower Mean?

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You’ve likely heard of eighteenth-century Scottish engineer James Watt. He’s credited with coining the term “horsepower.” In a stroke of marketing genius, he used the term to help sell London industrialists on the ability of his new steam engines to more efficiently produce one of our most precious resources. Beer. Steam power drives beer boom

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AMSOIL Wins Global Media Award at 2016 SEMA Show

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The 2016 SEMA Show in Las Vegas has come to an end, and attendees are making their way back home armed with a wealth of new information on the specialty equipment manufacturing industry. It’s been an exciting week with reports of the AMSOIL booth welcoming steady traffic and generating a buzz that will resonate long

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