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What's the skinny on a Stihl 034?

Discussion in 'Chainsaw' started by lancer, May 17, 2005.

  1. lancer

    lancer ArboristSite Lurker

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    Hi, All - I've got a chance to pick up an 034, about 10 yrs. old, runs good, cuts good (so he says - I haven't seen it yet), new bar and chain. I can't find any specs for it on the net. Can anyone give me the specs and reputation of this saw? TIA.

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    Good saw, tough and better than new Stihl of the same c.c., despite what anyone says here. Remember them from working on the r.o.w. years ago. Not a Husky, but still a decent saw.
     
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    The 034 became the 034 Super and the 034 Super is the same as the 036. I had a couple years ago. I like the 034 but perfer the 036. I'm guessing 10-20% less power than an 036 and about the same weight.
     
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    Thanks, Guys - I think if the saw runs good and smooth, cuts good, I'm not gonna go wrong for $150. Anyone know how big the engine is, how much HP, what's it weigh, max RPM, best size bar / type of chain to run?
     
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    If it runs good $150 is good. A new Stihl 20" bar and chain is $45 so $105 for the powerhead is decent.

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    56.5 cc's; 3.0kw/4.1hp; max 13000rpm.
    For more info, take a look at thompson1600's web page (service manual and IPL).
    http://www.arboristsite.com/showthread.php?t=22076
     

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