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  1. Spoon Carving With Tom

    Spoon Carving With Tom ArboristSite Guru

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    Farmtec plastic side cover and top cover for ms 180 for a few dollars?!?!

    Is this too good to be true? Anyway, I have ordered them and crossing my fingers! I can’t justify 60 dollars for the two from stihl!!
     

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  2. AuerX

    AuerX constantly confused

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    While the China manufacturer prices are suspiciously low, Stihl pricing is also suspiciously high.

    It is, after all, a piece of mass produced plastic.
     
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    lone wolf MS 200T King

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    lone wolf MS 200T King

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    lone wolf MS 200T King

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    cuinrearview Red saw lover

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    That's better
     
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    cuinrearview Red saw lover

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    Anyone see the thread with the guy offering to build these POSs for people now?
     
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    lone wolf MS 200T King

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    Just read it.
     
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  10. Spoon Carving With Tom

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    You have all totally lost me, I’m fairly new to the table...!
     
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    lone wolf MS 200T King

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    That stuff might work . Don't buy engine parts, carbs or coils and stuff that needs to be built precise.
     
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    gary courtney eeny meeny miny moe

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    lone wolf MS 200T King

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    They sure are slow!
     
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    gary courtney eeny meeny miny moe

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    What ever happened to Buford T ?
     
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    Last year I bought a box of **** from Huztl. The 372 crank seemed OK but when the time came I just couldn't do it. I knew I'd be loaning or selling it and I just couldn't. You get what you pay for. The blow molded air deflector that goes under the starter was warped and covered in flash. How do you **** that up? I've found the bar nuts and decomp plugs to be as reliable as i can get at the hardware store. The intake clamps seem alright but after a couple I went back to OEM.
     
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    lone wolf MS 200T King

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    Plastic works. Metal not so much.
     
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    gary courtney eeny meeny miny moe

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    bought some plastic for a 660 and it was warped so I just got them from dealer.
     
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    lone wolf MS 200T King

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    Ask @pioneerguy600 he prob knows.
     
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    Bedford T i think.
     
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    pioneerguy600 Lost in Space Staff Member

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    Still building Hutzl kits?
     
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