went ahead and did the 460ho oiler mod to the 361 today. pulled the muffler before performing the indian rope trick to stop the piston. look inside and what's this!?!? what the:censored: . i run three saws on this mix! no problems in the echos! the plug is brown on one side and tannish on the other. the darned saw smells way richer than the others, my clothes stick of two-stroke whenever i use it. the marks seem to be just a little higher than the exhaust port on the opposite side. other than what shows in the pics there seems to be a small blemish (not a scratch, but something) just above 'scratched' spot. see the blemish around 11 o'clock in the second pic. the piston and rings, although a little coppery brown color, are like new. is this normal wear? is this some of the stuff 'fish' was talking about in his 'experiment' thread? now what? i'm inches from throwing in the towel on this whole saw thing. everything i touch lately is turning to :censored: . best part is....read my sig.