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  1. MNfarmer

    MNfarmer ArboristSite Operative

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    Hi all, wanted to introduce myself to the forums!! Been reading here for over a year and decided to join!! Just bought an MS 440 today thanks to all the great info here. :clap: Thanks everyone!!!!
     
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    Hey MNFarmer - welcome aboard! Enjoy the saw, but be careful - once you have one, well... one is never enough! :greenchainsaw:
     
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    Congratulations on purchasing a great saw and welcome to the forum. Where are you at in MN?
     
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    Welcome aboard.

    great saw... you will not be disappointed with it. :clap: :clap: :clap:

    Gary
     
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    Welcome MNfarmer. Are you living in "Lakes" country? What part of central MN?
     
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    I often thought if I went that route I'd get the 440 before the 441. I haven't studied it much but it doesn't seem like the more wieght is worth the tiny more power, IMO. Congrats on the saw, now get the roller file to keep 'er razor sharp!:chainsaw:
     
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    Welcome aboard!:chainsaw:
     
  8. MNfarmer

    MNfarmer ArboristSite Operative

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    thanks everyone!! I'm about an hour northeast of Brainerd or about an hour and a half west of Duluth in a little town that's probably not on the map!!!!:laugh:
     
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    Welcome, good saw choice.
     
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    Go Stihl !!!!

    Congrats on the 440, If you could own just one saw, that would be a great choice ! Of course , no one can own just one ... ( have you picked out your next saw yet? )
    :yoyo: :yoyo: :yoyo: WELCOME ABOARD !
     
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    Welcome aboard MNfarmer!

    I just bought a 441 about three weeks ago. 440 was my first choice but no one had them in stock. 440 is a fine saw. So far the 441 seems to be a fine one as well.

    Happy cutting! :chainsawguy:
     
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    welcome, and a shot at where your from-- McGreger. if you get down to Brainerd, stop out at my shop.
     
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    Welcome and congrats on getting one of the last of the best.
     
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    sugarbush.. I'm from Palisade, bout 20 minutes from McGregor. Where are you at in Brainerd? Yes I was happy to get the 440. I didn't know if they would have any left so I was thinking of the 441 as well. As it turns out I got the last 440 :jawdrop: . Used it a little bit this evening and it's a really nice saw!! At only a pound heavier than my 290 I can hardly tell the difference in weight. As far as my next one.. I think I'm set for a while, just bought the 290 a year and a half ago. But I did say when I bought the 290 that that was it for a while.. so who knows :dizzy:
    thanks again everyone
     
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    yellow and welcome :greenchainsaw:
     
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    Hi neighbor....greetings from 'downstream'......Iowa!
     
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    Hey MNfarmer, welcome to AS, and if it you can, get over to the gtg in WI this November, would love to put my 460 against that 440, and see what all the hubbub is about.:greenchainsaw:
     
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    Ok cool...I know where McGregor is, but I've never heard of palisade. I'm about 15 minutes west of Detroit Lakes. I was going to say hill city, but I would have been off by quite a bit lol.
     
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    MNfarmer.. palisade,that's nice country up there. new someone that had property there year's ago, ( fred cox). i'm south of town a little over a mile on greenwood st.--- I'm sure you'll like the 440, one of stihl's better saw's.
     
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    wdchuck.. when and where in wis. is the gtg, and what is the gtg ( sorry for the ignorance).

    Been to detroit lakes a few times.. nice country over there too
    If i'm heading to Brainerd sugarbush i'll let you know.. would be fun to see your shop
     
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