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post #1 of 12 Old 05-15-2008, 06:14 PM Thread Starter
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Need a Chainsaw

So I'm thinking I need a chainsaw? I don't cut trees or anything, but am looking for one to cut some firewood and do cleanup type work. I'm thinking a little Stihl with maybe a 16" bar.........

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So I'm thinking I need a chainsaw? I don't cut trees or anything, but am looking for one to cut some firewood and do cleanup type work. I'm thinking a little Stihl with maybe a 16" bar.........

Anybody got an opinion???









I should have known better. Around here opinions are like, uh, well trucks. Everyone's got one!!!

And they all smell ........................like diesel smoke!
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My dad has a Stihl. Not sure on the size but it's not very small. He loves it, one of the best things he ever bought quality/reliability - wise. That thing's a beast.

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If your going to buy one dont mess around. Alot of the cheeper stihls are throw away saws just like a Poulan from wall-mart.

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I had a Stihl farm boss with the 18" bar and i loved it. Think i paid like $375 for it.

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What do you think? Is 16" too small, or is it good enough for messing around with?

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MS 660 STIHL Magnum aka 66 mag that thing is sweet but overkill for u


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18" is where you start getting quality parts put into a chainsaw.

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i have an old 066 stihl well i wouldnt say old but that things a beast and a half but if your gonna just cut up some firewood id look for a 38 or a 44 im not up to date with the new numbering of the stihl's but for the older model saws these are the real good ones

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