Well , I can't complain , this saw was given to me . It needed some work ,
mostly a carb cleaning and new bar and chain , So far the worst saw I own is
the only one I actually bought , but I really can't complain much about that
one either . I gave 75 bucks for it used probably 15 years ago . It saw
light use mostly until we moved up here and I started heating wirh wood ...
now I have 3 , with extra power heads for 2 of them . It's nice to have a
spare ready to go if you accidently touch a rock or get the bar bound !
On Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at 1:27:09 PM UTC-5, firstname.lastname@example.org wr
That's partially true, they do need to be used occasionally and not just on
ce a year.
My 1st good chainsaw was a Poulan 3400 that I used for 20+ years and never
replaced anything except worn out chains from to many sharpenings and a new
bar or two. Probably cut a couple of hundred trees with it. My current s
aw is a Stihl 036 Pro and have been using it for about 8 years. Had to cha
nge the pull cord once. I keep a 5yr supply of firewood by using it plus cl
eanup of downed trees so it gets a good workout.
They get used at least once a month, sometimes more, and always start on th
e 2nd or 3rd pull. The chain needs to be kept tight to keep it from coming
off. Depending on the bar, some need to sag less than 1/4", and the Stihl
bar is tight + 1/4 turn of the adjustment screw.
Electric saws are ok for limbs & saplings but not much more. The 'chainsaw
-on-a-stick' pole saws are nice until it gets pinched in a high large limb
and you can't get it loose without an extension ladder and choice cuss word
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