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strip the paint its worth a few ounces, weakened and out of balance flywheels like to explode at high rpm, cut cases out of forged aluminum...plastic clutch cover anf figure out how to live without the foot pad portion of the handle. angle V aluminum top handle with round welded where you hold it.
 

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Just empty out the gas and oil
AND
remove the spark plug
AND
remove the bar and chain
AND
remove P&C
AND
remove all internals

relace B&C with a pole saw blade

Lightest xsaw = guaranteed
 

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strip the paint its worth a few ounces, weakened and out of balance flywheels like to explode at high rpm, cut cases out of forged aluminum...plastic clutch cover anf figure out how to live without the foot pad portion of the handle. angle V aluminum top handle with round welded where you hold it.
How to construct a grenade from a perfectly good chain saw.
 

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