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  1. Johnny LaVoie

    Want to Sell NEW 455 Ranchers with 20" bar and chain with Warranty

    Currently overstocked new Husqvarna 455 Ranchers with 20" bar and chain. List is $449.95. Selling for $375 plus shipping. Send zip code for shipping quote. No state sales tax charged for out of state purchases. 5.3% charged in VA only. Husqvarna dealer located in Ashland, VA. 804-798-5887...
  2. M

    Damage to saw by starting up and not using

    Hi My company does regular weekly checks on a Stihl saw by basically starting it up and running it at high revs for 20 seconds and then shutting down. It rarely gets used for cutting. Can someone tell me if this is bad for the saw and how it is bad, and also if so if there is any evidence or...
  3. B

    Montgomery Ward 24078 B

    Picked up a Montgomery Ward chainsaw. Badging is "TMY 24078 B". I can't find anything on it. It's in some pretty rough shape, and I'd love to find some info on it. Get it cleaned up and running smooth. A friend of mine wants to get into cutting, and I'd like to get it running and squared away...
  4. A

    Stihl 048 AV muffler problem

    Hello, everyone. I've been reading the forum for a long time, but it's the first time I'm writing. A few days ago I bought my much-desired Stihl 048AV. I bought it from England at a good price, the seller said that the chainsaw didn't work. I disassembled and cleaned everything, the problem was...
  5. eye.heart.trees

    Are chainsaws intentionally sold weak out-of-box? Q's on mods & chains

    tl;dr- Which, if any, modifications are worth doing to an out-of-box chainsaw? ~~~~~~~~~~ I'm hoping to understand this a bit more, I learned about two general 'types' of what I can only describe as intentional-weakening of chainsaws (out-of-box) and want to learn more, specifically: #1 - It...
  6. Webevan

    Dolmar 5105

    So my grandad who was like a father to me had a sachs dolmar he always used. I wanted to buy ahusky forever and made fun of his rediculous sounding saw. He passed away and i found a saw which was a dolmar 5105. My first gas saw. Previous owner beat the [email protected] out of it. Never been cleaned...
  7. F

    Husqvarna 235 chainsaw not start

    Started easily, but would die before could use. Squirted one second blast of carburetor cleaner into spark plug hole. Now not start. There is spark. New plug, gas, air and gas filters. Inject more carburetor cleaner, or is that what caused problem?
  8. L

    Pawn shop question

    Is this a good buy at $250? Haven’t seen it and don’t know what model it is. Any thoughts. Does anyone know what model it is? https://offerup.co/k4uRV28aJW Not sure what to do.
  9. D

    McCulloch BP-399T up for sale.

    G'day fellas. It's Bob Cornwell's Son, David Cornwell here. I am posting my Sister's snow-mobile engine for sale on her behalf, as I know more about it and about the general topic of mcculloch engines. The gist of it is this. My sister wants to auction it, but the fees on ebay would cripple her...
  10. T

    Newer to falling trees

    Have seen some great info on this site and thought I’d join to get some potentially lifesaving answers for some things. I’m pretty new to taking down trees, been starting smaller working up. Eventually I have some serious things I need to get down. First on the list (not in level of danger...
  11. Aaron Rybicki

    Northern Michigan tree identification

    Right now, I'm pretty amateur at identifying different types of trees and as it is Early Spring here in Northern Michigan, it is hard to identify tree types by their leaves, because there are none.. So I resort to identifying trees by their bark. From what I've seen - to me, this looks like some...
  12. Daniel Duffy

    Chainsaw that dies when throttle applied - impulse line?

    Hi all. I'm so glad I've found this forum. Been fighting a problem with my saw for months and have been too stubborn to pay a shop to fix it when I know the answer's out there and I enjoy hands-on work. Here's the situation. Have an Echo CS-400 saw that I've used only a couple of hours a...
  13. Aaron Rybicki

    Why do you choose McCulloch?

    What draws people to McCulloch saws? I've ran Homelite, Poulan, Stihl, Lombard (Knock Off), etc, and so on, but nothing matches the experience that McCulloch gives. For me, especially, it's the 10-10 series. With the double louvered muffler.... It is louder than all hell. I love it. I can...
  14. Stonesforbrains

    Stihl Spring sale near you.

    Just thought I would start this and see if we could share when and where the Stihl spring sale is near you. I received a flyer for P & K equipment in Stillwater Oklahoma, said Saturday March 23rd all Stihl power equipment 15% off for that day only. I haven’t seen Stihl sales promotions very...
  15. Kensie1988

    Louisiana Forest Festival April 2019 Chainsaw Competitions

    I am posting this here to try and drum up competitors for our chainsaw competitions. The competitions this year are April 27th, so a little over a month away. The classes are: Stock Appearing 3 Cubic Inch or Under Stock Appearing 4 Cubic Inch or Under Stock Appearing 5 Cubic Inch or Under...
  16. Aaron Rybicki

    Dynamark 39 CC Chainsaw??

    This is my brother in law's saw. It is a Dynamark 39CC saw. Not a whole lot of information on similar saws anywhere. I've seen in other threads that this saw is basically a rebadged Lombard saw. Anyone have any info on approximate year or bar mount? I thought I seen somewhere that it was A061...
  17. Novaknives

    Student needs help designing a sawmill

    I'm Jeremy Novak, I've been a longtime lurker and have learned a ton of information off this site. I'm in a engineering class at my high school and we need to design a product, make it, and test it. I will be making a chainsaw mill similar to the Granberg mill I run right now. I think I'll be...
  18. jo2017

    Stihl serial number 1616...

    Hi can anyone help me look up and get info for Stihl serial number: 161601533 Thanks! Any idea of approx. manufacture year? The first "1" means Germany as country of origin, right? (2=USA, 5=???)
  19. Aaron Rybicki

    Any Saw Collectors up Michigan way?

    Just wondering if there are any chainsaw collectors around my neck of the woods. I'm up in Manistee County, MI. I'm starting a collection myself. Mostly 70s Macs. I can't be the only one around here with the Yellow Fever. But if you collect any type and live nearby, gimmie a shout.
  20. P

    Frustrated with Stihl Chain!

    Stihl MS291 has me baffled. This is the chain: STIHL 3689 005 0081 Oilomatic 26 RM3 81. I have sharpened countless chainsaws in my life using nothing but a file and I have never had a problem until I purchased this saw. I am doing everything right. I am holding a 3/16 file at a 30 degree angle...