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Been a while since I’ve seen one of these post so post em up, the rules are you have to nominate the best saw and bar size. Each saw can only be used with one bar size.
The plan is for felling and processing firewood. Some of you will think having so many saws would be fantastic. Some will think that few would be terrible.

2 saw plan
550xp 16” bar
Dolmar 7900 20” bar

3 saw plan
ms201 rear handle 14” bar
550xp 16” bar
7900 20” bar

4 saw plan. (This is what I currently have)
ms201 rear handle 14” bar
550xp 16” bar
7900 20” bar
661 28” bar

5 saw plan
ms201 rear handle 14” bar
550xp 16” bar
ms400 18” bar
7900 24” bar
661 32” bar

6 saw plan
ms201 rear handle 14” bar
550xp 16” bar
ms400 18” bar
ms462 20” bar
7900 24” bar
661 32” bar
 

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Current line up, but I have more runners and this is subject to change.
2 saw
Ms400
390xp

3 saw
359
Ms400
390xp
This is my typical take with, but I've only had the ms400 for a short time. its a very light and capable saw. The 359 is just a back up, but a good runner.
If I know I'm getting into big wood (ie greater then 28") I wouldn't bother taking the 359 with as it's not much lighter then the ms400, and substitute a smaller saw, 346xp or the gz4000 redmax.(after it's running properly.)
 

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Out of currently owned and running saws.......

2 Saw
Jonsered 2159 20" 3/8 full chisel.
Jonsered 2094 36" .404 semi chisel.

3 Saw
MS 200T 14" 3/8LP Full chisel
2159
2094

4 Saw
200t
2159
Jonsered 2171 24" 3/8 full chisel
2094

5 Saw
200T
2159
Husqvarna 266XP 22" 3/8 Full Chisel
Husqvarna 288XP 28" 3/8 Full Chisel
2094

6 Saw
200T
2159
266XP
288XP
2094
Husqvarna 2100CD 42" .404 semi chisel.
 
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Is there a limit on how many saws you can have in your 3-saw plan? Mine is at 7...

1. 020 AV with 16" bar and 1/4" chain.

2. 020 Super Top Handle, 12" bar and 1/4".

3. 026 Pro with muff mod, BG delete, 18" 3/8".

4. 036 Pro with muff mod, 20" 3/8".

5. 044 slant fin/10mm with muff mod, BG delete, 24" 3/8".

6. 064/066 (still looking for one), 28", 3/8".

7. 076 Super, 36", .404".
 
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Is there a limit on how many saws you can have in your 3-saw plan? Mine is at 7...

1. 020 AV with 16" bar and 1/4" chain.

2. 020 Super Top Handle, 12" bar and 1/4".

3. 026 Pro with muff mod, BG delete, 18" 3/8".

4. 036 Pro with muff mod, 20" 3/8".

5. 044 slant fin/10mm with muff mod, BG delete, 24" 3/8".

6. 064/066 (still looking for one), 28", 3/8".

7. 076 Super, 36", .404".

I agree. My 2 saw plan is now at 3 saws. If I win the lottery, the plan is going to blow up. I'll probably have 10 of everything currently being made and then get real nuts and buy everything that was ever made. Hell I'll probably just have people drop off their saw(s). Throw it on the pile, I'll say, and here is a grand or two, now beat it.
 

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2 saw
Ms400 24” bar
395xp 32” bar

3 saw
MS201t 14” bar
Ms400 24” bar
395xp 32” bar

4 saw
MS201t 14” bar
Ms400 24” bar
395xp 32” bar
Homelite XL12

5 saw
MS201t 14” bar
Ms400 24” bar
395xp 32” bar
Homelite XL12
500i ( don’t own one, but would like to)

6 saw
MS201t 14” bar
Ms400 24” bar
395xp 32” bar
Homelite XL12
500i ( don’t own one, but would like to)
3120xp
 

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Out of my current quiver of saws, I'd run the following:

2 saw:
201tcm 16" 3/8lp
Ms500i 28-36" bar

3 saw:
201tcm 16" 3/8lp
Ms400 25-28" bar
066 w/32-42" bar

4 saw:
2511t 16" narrow kerf 3/8lp
201tcm 26" 3/8lp
Ms400 25-28" bar
066 32-42" bar

5 saw:
2511t 16" narrow kerf
201tcm 16"
Ms400 25-28" bar
Ms500i 32" bar
066 36-42" bar.

6 saw:
2511t 16" narrow kerf
201tcm 16"
Ms400 25-28" bar
Ms500i 32" bar
066 36" bar
880 41-50" bar
 

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Been a while since I’ve seen one of these post so post em up, the rules are you have to nominate the best saw and bar size. Each saw can only be used with one bar size.
The plan is for felling and processing firewood. Some of you will think having so many saws would be fantastic. Some will think that few would be terrible.

2 saw plan
550xp 16” bar
Dolmar 7900 20” bar

3 saw plan
ms201 rear handle 14” bar
550xp 16” bar
7900 20” bar

4 saw plan. (This is what I currently have)
ms201 rear handle 14” bar
550xp 16” bar
7900 20” bar
661 28” bar

5 saw plan
ms201 rear handle 14” bar
550xp 16” bar
ms400 18” bar
7900 24” bar
661 32” bar

6 saw plan
ms201 rear handle 14” bar
550xp 16” bar
ms400 18” bar
ms462 20” bar
7900 24” bar
661 32” bar

Obviously the answer is 36-42” bar , MS661, 20-28” Bar MS461, 16” bar MS261.
3 saw plan

4 saw plan add another ms261cm as a backup
5 saw plan add ms261cm 18”
6 saw plan add a 20” ms261cm
 

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2 saw plan
Husky 346XP 16" bar
Stihl 500i 32" bar

3 saw plan
Dolmar/Makita 4300 16" bar
Stihl MS361 24" bar
Stihl 500i 32" bar

4 saw plan
Dolmar/Makita 4300 16"
Stihl 361 24" bar
Stihl 500i 32" bar
Stihl 660 36" bar

5 saw plan
Dolmar/Makita 4300 16" bar
Husky 346XP 18" bar
Stihl 361 24" bar
Stihl 500i 32" bar
Stihl 660 36" bar

6 saw plan
Dolmar/Makita 4300 16" bar
Husky 346XP bar
Stihl 361 24" bar
Stihl 500i 32" bar
Stihl 660 36" bar
Homelite 1130G 60" bar

Now I need a good reason for the current 50 saw plan..
:chainsaw: :chainsaw:
 

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2 saw
Ms400 24” bar
395xp 32” bar

3 saw
MS201t 14” bar
Ms400 24” bar
395xp 32” bar

4 saw
MS201t 14” bar
Ms400 24” bar
395xp 32” bar
Homelite XL12

5 saw
MS201t 14” bar
Ms400 24” bar
395xp 32” bar
Homelite XL12
500i ( don’t own one, but would like to)

6 saw
MS201t 14” bar
Ms400 24” bar
395xp 32” bar
Homelite XL12
500i ( don’t own one, but would like to)
3120xp
I’d add a 395 with a 42” bar to my list but they have a side tensioner and outbound clutch. First world problems I know but I just can‘t bring my self to do it.. I ended up buying a MMWS 661.
 
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