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Eric howes

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So friend of mine just found a homelite ez automatic. He show it to me then told me I could have it! Looks to be in good shape, I dont know if it runs yet or not but I'll find out after work. Any input on these little saws would be great. How much is it worth of it's a runner? I need to know how much of a favor I need to repay him.
 
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There have been many old Homelites that started and ran, and had good compression, and had badly scarred pistons too.
 
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I just bought a Super EZ at a farm auction for $2. It was the single dirtiest saw I have ever seen. After taking all the side plates and recoil off and cleaning it, I put it back together and put a shot of new mix in the carb. Fired right up. Filled the tank with fresh mix and it started, idles, and revs nice. Needs a new chain, then should make a nice little saw. Back in the 70's all we used for climbing saws were Super EZ's, Joe.
 
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I got it running. Seems to run pretty good but seems like it needs to be ran more. I think it has the wrong size chain on it. It came with a stihl chain and I can see it rides out on the sprocket a little on the bar. I actually find it to be fairly powerful for a smaller saw.
 

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I just bought a Super EZ at a farm auction for $2. It was the single dirtiest saw I have ever seen. After taking all the side plates and recoil off and cleaning it, I put it back together and put a shot of new mix in the carb. Fired right up. Filled the tank with fresh mix and it started, idles, and revs nice. Needs a new chain, then should make a nice little saw. Back in the 70's all we used for climbing saws were Super EZ's, Joe.
. This would be a great place to tell them the full story with that 2 super ez. Hehe


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I got it running. Seems to run pretty good but seems like it needs to be ran more. I think it has the wrong size chain on it. It came with a stihl chain and I can see it rides out on the sprocket a little on the bar. I actually find it to be fairly powerful for a smaller saw.
Yep wrong chain and yes they are very powerful for the little saw they are. Very surprising


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I've tried a LP chain on the EZ but had to change the bar. I thought the chain made too much noise so I changed it back, turned out to be a loose flywheel..I ended up with the 325 on the saw.
 

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They came with 3/8 standard chain when new (thanks chainsawlady for that information and an NOS bar/chain for mine). The LP may be better these days (was it even avabavailin the 1970's ?).
 
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They came with 3/8 standard chain when new (thanks chainsawlady for that information and an NOS bar/chain for mine). The LP may be better these days (was it even avabavailin the 1970's ?).
Good point. My experience is on what worked for me. I grab a bar of which I have bunches, and a chain to fit. Must have grabbed a newer bar? Who knows, but I'll look into it when I hit the garage today. Means I'll have to think today.. Watch out world
 
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