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  1. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    In a previous thread we talked about stihl vs Husqvarna. I have it narrowed down to two saws: $299 - Husqvarna 40.9cc 2-Cycle 18-in Gas Chain Saw $319 - Husqvarna 45.7-cc 2-Cycle 18-in Gas Chainsaw The saw will be used around the farm for cutting trees like oak and sweet gum. Mainly for...
  2. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    Stihl has made some changes to their chainsaws that I honestly do not care for, such as that delayed start with the pull rope. And stihls seem to flood the carburetor rather easy. Due to those factors I an thinking about getting a new husqvarna in the next few months. One of my projects this...
  3. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    Having a tough time with this one. Have a 250 already and it is underpowered and under chained. The 391 is build for farm and occasional use but has more 5 more cc's of power. The 362 is a professional model with fewer cc's but heavier built. Will be using to cut old growth trees for firewood...
  4. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    'tis the season to to render firewood and such. I have a Stihl 180 Mini Boss and fired it up last Saturday and it ran for about 1/2 hr. I shut it off and haven't been able to get it to start since. I put new gas(oil) in it and a new spark plug. Any ideas?
  5. Off Topic Lounge
    The Stihl company was was founded in 1926 by Andreas Stihl. Andreas was an important innovator in early chain saw production. The Stihl company is one of the world's largest sellers of chain saws and is the only chain saw manufacturer to make their own saw chains and guide bars. Chainsaws...
  6. Urban Survival
    In an urban survival situation, its important for units to be self supportive. This includes being able to do basic repairs to the home or structure the people are staying in and growing a home garden. This is where the hand tools come into the picture. Hammers Unlike an air powered nail...
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