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60cc Awesomeness, who is king?

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  1. Overkill338

    Overkill338 Bars Of Stihl

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    Maybe some of you have used them all. If you were only allowed to own one saw (out of this group), which one would it be? I'm just curious about the answers.

    Husqvarna 365
    Husqvarna 562XP
    J-Red 2260 (same as 562)
    Stihl MS362
    Dolkita 6421
    Echo CS-620
     
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    6421 for me! Although I do like 365 a lot.
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    reedo ArboristSite Lurker

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    The couple 562’s I have make the couple 362’ I had look like underpowered weak saws. One stock and one ported of each. Very good saws in my opinion.
     
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    562 for obvious reasons


    But i really want to try a MS363 if I ever get a chance.

    60cc saws are perfect for the size of trees i do 90% of the time. But i do run into some were i need a big saw


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    KenJax Tree Terraphobic

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    I had a 562 and a 2260. I sold the 562 and still have the 2260. I prefer the smaller saw
     
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    Out of that group I pick the 2260 for the bar mount. Dolkita 6100 is similar bar mount and inboard clutch. You have a 65cc saw in there that is really a de bored larger version, and a 70cc saw.
     
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    smokey7 jack of a lot ace of a few

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    I will go for the husky 365 tried and true simple saw with room to grow. Second choice is the dolkita 64xx saws. Still wanna try a 620p but I would have to find a deal or burnt up saw firsr. They hold the value used round here.
     
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    I thought the 365 was a 70cc saw? If so replace it with the 262xp.
    I’ve only used the 562 out of the others. Great saw!
     
  9. Overkill338

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    365 is 65cc.
     
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    I'd take the 365 or 620 simple basic machines that just get the job done.
     
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    cuinrearview Red saw lover

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    The OE 365 is 65, the current x-torq is 70.7cc.
     
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    562xp.
     
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    562 but only other out of the list that I've run is a 365. Probably, not a fair comparison since my 562 is ported.
     
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    RandyinTN ArboristSite Operative

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    I am very surprised so many of you had a chance to use all the saws the OP mentioned. About the only chance I get to use a saw is to buy it first.
     
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    If they’re giving them away, sign me up for a MS261C-M.

    There was a blue 6421 at the pawn shop for $350. It looked like a very sturdy boat of a saw
     
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    BangBang77 The chair is against the wall...

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    I've yet to use a 562xp, but I had both a MS362cm and a Dolmar 6100.

    Now I have 2 Dolmar 6100s. I was not impressed with the 362cm at all.
     
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    A Solo 665 would be fastest & smoothest of its displacement, but when I think 60cc class I think of a dedicated chassis 60cc saw & a 562 is hard to beat. But my 555 gets the job done.
     
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    Maybe I am wrong.

    I like my oe ms362 over my cs590 and my 262xp (not much run time on this one yet). It's a bit fat, but is smooth and powerful and rolls around nicely. It doesn't flip. It rolls. Smoooth.

    I have only held a Dolmar 6100 (on two separate occasions) and I found it to be a very odd feeling saw. VERY fat, handlebar angles weird to me, and heavy feeling. Maybe if I actually ran one it would be different. Maybe it was the colour. I held two different green ones. Eeeew.

    562xp; what can I say, a light sabre of snappy power. I have very little run time on one, but it is a quick and snappy saw. But you gotta keep it in the sweet spot.
     
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  19. Overkill338

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    Not to argue, but according to Husqvarna its 65cc.

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