Step 1: find different dealer.
Since you are new to fixing saws, I will pass on two resources I like a lot. The first is a source for IPLs (illustrated parts list)...you can...
Couldn't hurt to try that. But, I am with mikinslow.
Maybe, pressure check the fuel line.
If you can't get the 345 cylinder to seal to the plastic, will sealing the 346 cap to the 345 plastic be more certain?
I wonder if any of the newer Stihls use the no-bottom-metal design.
My understanding is that saws like the Husky 350 had the bearings fully...
It is not just a Stihl design. Some, if not all, older Husky clamshells had the lower half of the clamshell made of aluminum (or, some such...
Well, there is this: http://www.suimportracing.com/images/1211-TB-Tech-Data.pdf
I have not used 3bond. I use Motoseal. I would suggest making...
I would get the seals at a dealer.
You might also think about a new fuel and impulse line at this time. Also, once you have it back together,...
Good to know. Thanks.
I have an 036. I will be sure to keep the bearing somewhat fresh, until I need a new drum...then, will switch out for the...
What was the problem with the original? Early bearing failure?
Copy: kit rings are fine.
I've heard the rings might be as good as the rest of the saw. Are you guys running the rings which come in the kits?
I was wondering what saw the OP bought.
462XP or MS462?
Around here, one can find good-condition 036 saws for 3 to 400 bucks. Clearly, more yank than your 291. They run very strong with a 20" 3/8" bar.
Sounds great. How much is he asking? Can you try it in some wood before buying?
With old saws, you have to be prepared for rubber parts to fail...
Well, this is what mine looks like, with the brake off[ATTACH] [ATTACH] ...if that is any help.
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