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3 saw unbiased plan.

Discussion in 'Chainsaw' started by FATGUY, Jul 4, 2009.

  1. redfin

    redfin Fish & Chips!!!

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    Cousins? Sorry I had to do it. I'm not biased it just worked out this way. Mayby if other saws fit all my bars I would feel otherwise.
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  2. Saw Dr.

    Saw Dr. Junk Collector

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    Prefect 3 saw plan. 288, 390XP, 066, 056 Mag. Oops, that's 4.
     
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  3. Stihl Livin

    Stihl Livin I DON'T EVEN BURN WOOD

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    Johnny 2153 ported
    Stihl 361 ported
    Stihl 461 ported

    Forgot Stihl 064 ported of course
     
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    550xp, 372xp, and like the wise man that posted before me... a ported 064. Actually, I think I could come with about 300 combinations to a good 3 saw plan :). Lots of good ones out there! Lime green, orange, orange and white, orange and black, yellow and black, etc.
     
  5. lone wolf

    lone wolf MS 200T King

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    OnTheRoad Collector of shiny things.

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    How often do you use the 346? I have a 562 and would like to have a lighter saw, the 346 is on the short list.
     
  7. homelitejim

    homelitejim Full of Scrap

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    My 3 saw plan last year was 441, 066, and sp81. This year I added a xl925, 288xp, and 181se. Then there are the big boys, 1050a , 2000, and 125.
     
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  9. Matt81

    Matt81 Bliss: Saw full of fuel and yard full of trees!

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    Ha. 3 saw plan? 3 saw plans are for quitters. :laugh: Or people who only pretend to have CAD to look cool. ;)
     
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  10. User Name Here

    User Name Here Lowly Firewood Cutter

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    Currently I have
    Stihl028
    Stihl 440 mag
    Stihl 461

    but I will soon be changing that plan to
    Dolmar 421
    Stihl 440 mag
    Stihl 461 ported
     
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    First off, the premise of this thread is a 3 saw plan, but one really should never fuel or sharpen in the woods/landing, and cold weather hasn't been factored either. Therefore:


    Ported 346XP for most use but a 550XPG for colder weather or backup for fuel/sharpening, (see above)

    Ported Jred 2159 and 562XPG, again cold weather contingency.

    372 XPG for cold weather and Dolmar 7900 for bigger stuff.

    288 XP Lite, for biggest stuff. (Still in shop awaiting porting)

    School me on this CAD thing again.
     
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  12. CTYank

    CTYank Peripatetic Sawyer

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    I'll take that bait. Who alleges that?

    About the fueling, you just need to avoid spills, and move 10' or more from fueling site before starting engine.

    Granberg file guide resides in my tool bag for chain touch-up every second fill-up, or when chain is acting dull.

    For "never" I substitute "as required". :D
     
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    greengreer ArboristSite Operative

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    Ideally:
    T540xp 14"
    562xp 20"
    390xp 32"

    Right now my combo works fine for me
    T435 12"
    5100s 18"
    576xp 24"
     
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    The extension cord for the Silvey 510 doesn't reach that far.:cry:

    (Just jerking your chain, I hand file in the field.):chainsaw:
     
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    200 T
    346xp
    dolmar 7900

    The 200T and 346xp can do 90% of the wood I see, for a big saw any 372xp, 385xp, 390xp, ms660 would work also.
     
  16. stihlx8

    stihlx8 New member but not that new

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    My 3 saw plan now has 20 participates. Always need spares ya know. That's what AS does to ya. Dang AS anyway, keep telling the wife its not my fault.:D
     
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    My real 3 saw plan,

    3-200T
    3-346xp
    3-359xp
    3-ms361
    3-372xp
    3-ms660
    3-385/390xp
    3-dolmar420
    3-dolmar 7900
     
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    that's more like it
     
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    mac102004 ArboristSite Lurker

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    I run a 357 (18"), 562 (24"), and just picked up a 365xt that will be having some work done to it. I plan to pick up a 20" bar for the 562 and use the 24 on the 365. If I could get a full wrap 550 or 346 I'd run that and just keep the 357 as a backup saw.
     
  20. srb08

    srb08 Doesn't play well with others

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