Husqvarna chainsaw

Finally had a chance to use the Husqvarna Rancher 55 I got a few months ago at a really good price. It kicks butt and takes names. I'm extremely pleased with its performance. Just like a knife thru butter. If you're in the market for one, the Rancher 55 is a winner!
Add pictures here
<% if( /^image/.test(type) ){ %>
<% } %>
<%-name%>
Add image file
Upload
LOL.... Thank you....from an official no doubt.. I always mispronounced it and am sure I still do as I am from Texas. We Texans hear and say things a bit different... I recall my wife buying a Husqvarna sewing machine. The new tool... came with a Video Cassette Tape that introduced you to the new sewing machine. I recall the factory workers on the tape pronouncing the name in a way I had never dreamed of. I caught Who's-varna. But that is a bit of Texas ear mixed in.. LOL

Add pictures here
<% if( /^image/.test(type) ){ %>
<% } %>
<%-name%>
Add image file
Upload

Naw. It's pronounced "Husky". ;-)
Kevin
Add pictures here
<% if( /^image/.test(type) ){ %>
<% } %>
<%-name%>
Add image file
Upload

Amazing. I don't even know why I was reading this thread, but I was feelin' bad because the pronunciations were nowhere near how I have always said it. Then you explain it and write it exactly as I say it "huskevarna". I do feel better now :)
Dave Hall
Add pictures here
<% if( /^image/.test(type) ){ %>
<% } %>
<%-name%>
Add image file
Upload
Grandpa wrote:

Our fire department is replacing our XL-98's (Homelite I think), with Husky's for roof work. Not chain saws but equipped with 14" carbide circular blades. Had the opportunity to use one opening a roof at a fire the other day. WOW. Little heavier and requires a precise starting procedure, (compression release) but once running it will slice right through anything: multiple layers of shingles, sheathing, rafters, ladders, thighs and not bog a bit.
Add pictures here
<% if( /^image/.test(type) ){ %>
<% } %>
<%-name%>
Add image file
Upload
I'd rather use the chainsaw for roof work, that 14" blade spinning is a lot to handle. It is designed to be used only at full speed, and that is a lot of centrifugal force to deal with, especially working off ladders. And as you mentioned it is heavier.
Duane
Add pictures here
<% if( /^image/.test(type) ){ %>
<% } %>
<%-name%>
Add image file
Upload

HomeOwnersHub.com is a website for homeowners and building and maintenance pros. It is not affiliated with any of the manufacturers or service providers discussed here. All logos and trade names are the property of their respective owners.