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Anyone out there with a Solo 662???

Discussion in 'Chainsaw' started by rahtreelimbs, May 29, 2004.

  1. rahtreelimbs

    rahtreelimbs A.K.A Rotten Tree Limbs

    Apr 3, 2002
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    Amoungst My Saws........Fool That Has Too Many!!!
    I gave the Solo 662 that I got from Jeff Sikkema a good workout today working with Geofore. After getting the carb finally adjusted the saw runs real good, better than I had hoped. The only thing done to the saw is of course a muffler mod. Anyone else have an opinion on this saw?
  2. Saw Man

    Saw Man ArboristSite Operative

    Sep 12, 2002
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    Yes, and no.
    Have a few parts, some crankcases from 62-90cc floating around.
    Been through their factories in Germany.
    Sound design, and overall construction is robust.
    662--black top/red bottom is....was considered by Solo as a semi-pro model due to 'power to weight ratio'.
    For a semi-pro it's more pro built then many other companies make their pros.
    It's a good company, good product lineup.
    Still privately owned by the Emrich's, unfortunately there is only 2-3 USA distributors that are good, and really try, but they have needed better backing from Newport, VA. (US office) for years.
  3. brent denny

    brent denny ArboristSite Operative

    May 5, 2004
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    malone, ny
    I have a buddy that has an older 667 and that thing cuts like a bat out of hades!:angry: It has a lot of torque but is not really a screamer. The 662 looks similar on the website but it is less ccs. Maybe the differences are along the lines of the same ones as the 651sp and 651pro have.

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