I see! I thought it was welded, painted, then ground flat.
I assumed it was welded. I work in manufacturing, where heat introduced by welding significantly reduces the strength of the material, especially...
Hmm... you've just introduced a bunch heat fatigue into the cylinder. Looks cool, but could lead to failure?
Thank you for clarifying! I didn't know much history, which is why I mentioned my uncertainty. This clears things up!
I believe the EL 44 was one of the "bad" carbs, with the EL 46 and EL48 being OK. I could be wrong though...
That's one of the fastest splitters I've seen! (aside from a full blown firewood processor). That's a good fast pump on that one
Best chainsaw repair thread ever. Should be stickied. :laugh:
That was helpful.
A Serial number beginning in zero is usually 1990, but @SawTroll could confirm.
Just going to put this here:
This should be stickied!
The 262XP I bought also had just the bumper. The IPL shows it as an option. I guess it would help with wear on the case.
And a fuel pump?
I'm surprised this lasted so long! I thought these KS 262XP's were sought after...
Good job on the reassembly! I had a black top Husky 50 as well. Great little saws.
The best deal by far has been that Jonsered 2159. Take it and run!
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