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Discussion in 'Chainsaw' started by Bob Hedgecutter, Feb 10, 2020.

  1. Bob Hedgecutter

    Bob Hedgecutter ArboristSite Guru

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    Didn't stop the old girl firing up and running like a trooper though- mind you, she hardly got warmed up before I shut it back down- to play on the safe side.
    Always weary of these old dear with the metal kill switch- would not be the first time I had been bitten by the electrical circuit off of one of these!
     
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    Bob Hedgecutter ArboristSite Guru

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    Oh I own a few Stihls already, personally just the one bigger model in the 460, but have three Stihl top handles in the mix.
    All my work saws are Stihl though.
    I am certainly no brand snob, horses for courses. Would have a lot more Jonsereds if they were still available in the country- but sadly, no more and I let the ones I used to run go..... too cheaply.
    Will jump on any 2094 I ever come across again- that was my money maker back in the day.

    I will be honest, when I said I would never own a Farm Boss- I was aiming at the more modern MS versions.
    And for complete disclosure, I am not a real fan of any saw of the vintage of this 041, regardless of maker name on the outside of it, but it was a gift, so I will go through it- fix anything that needs fixing, clean her up a bit and use it now and again for kicks, but it certainly would not be any sort of goto first choice...... for me.
     
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    trains Firewood hack

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    Yeah, hmm, I feel tingling..............ZAP ! Oh.....&%$*(#&^@ I cant feel a thing now. :)
    If they have made it this far in life, I rekon, regardless of make, they deserve some care and attention, nothing like the sound of old iron.

    Edited to add, and use some cycling gel gloves or your retina detaches in 2 tanks of use.
     
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    To be honest- I don't see it ever being run for two continuous tanks for the rest of its lifetime!
     
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    trains Firewood hack

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    Well if Tom comes to visit I rekon even he would have had enough by the end of the 2nd tank.
     
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    Bob Hedgecutter ArboristSite Guru

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    Then hand him a Husqvarna with AV? Might twist him out of Stihl vanity! :laugh:
    If he comes to visit I will be sure to have one of those plastic kids toys Stihls on his bedside cabinet for him.
     
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    trains Firewood hack

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    He would get confused if he was working on 2 different makes.

    I imagine a franken build, what part does this belong to ? posts :)

    Argh, ok yeah, damn computers, ive run some huskys and they were impressively smooth, but found them more peaky, less torque than what I was used to running, tho still nice saws.
     
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    :ices_rofl::ices_rofl::laugh::laugh:

    Sir, I like the way you think! :laughing:

    If in ever he did come for a visit, I would just give him a Stihl a day to clean.... be like owning a weeks worth of new saws by the time he leaves! ;)
     
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    trains Firewood hack

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    and all your chair and table legs would have been turned into a a draw full of spoons too. :)

    Should we call him Tom the Termite, or his new youtube channel, Chainsaws with Tom.

    Either way, for a pom he is a top bloke.

    Not sure if you could lure him over the pond your way, I offered him a weeks worth of cutting some bigger timber to set me up for firewood for a few years, and he still hasnt driven across the "nulla bore" yet to do so. :) And I could do with some saws being cleaned at the same time too. :)
     
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    ...................when you get to thinking that common sense is so rare today that it ought to be considered a super power.
     
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    Jkstihl Chainsaws make me fap.

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    This planet is doomed.
     
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    Haha How did Bobs saw post become all about me :laugh: Cheeky buggers, the lot of ya!
     
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    Only teasing, you lot can continue, because...

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    Tool Time Tom the Pom
     
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    :ices_rofl: Perfect- Tom is almost the same as Tim, Tom also has a sensible if somewhat sassy wife...... :laugh:
     
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    Bob Hedgecutter ArboristSite Guru

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    So, apparently you are meant to remove these covers now and then to clean stuff out of them.........

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    Was mentioned to me that the chain does not oil too well...........

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    Some interesting stamping on the bar code?

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    The lack of chain oil getting to the bar grooves might help explain the tightness of the chain when it arrived and the nice rail roll over burrs that you could slice bacon with. :(
     

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