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  1. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    What is the best forest axe for the money? I am in the market for a good axe. I have a double headed axe and a splitting maul and would like a single headed axe to round out my collection. No cheap made in china products. Prefer made in USA or Europe. Wooden handle Some of the axes I am...
  2. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    I took the plunge and bought a Husqvarna 440 from Lowes. I also bought the extended warranty. Previous thread - Going from stihl to husqvarna My family has been mainly been stihl users for 20+ years. After hurricane Rita my brother bought a Husqvarna for cleanup. As far as I know he has had...
  3. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    Looking at buying a Husqvarna chainsaw this week. Was talking to a couple of guys at work about chainsaws when one of them started talking about echo chainsaws. I tried not to be rude, his intentions were good, but isn't Echo one of those generic chainsaws? If I remember right there is a sign...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    We've used a 16" McCullough chain saw for years. Its great. Not too heavy so easy to handle, and cuts branches and most logs without stress to equipment or the user. We use a lot of wood easy year, and wouldn't want to work without this. What are the rest of you using?
  7. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Hey just a heads up, I just got off the phone with Cary Shepard. He is a Training Specialist for Husqvarna. He told me "As of the end of last year all Saws, the 235 to the 455 Rancher are now made in the U.S." This was to cut costs and make the company more competive. Now the 460 Rancher & 359...
  8. Knives, Swords & Axes
    (I also have this thread duplicated on another forum for information purposes) I've been learning all I can in regards to cabin building using only hand tools, the most important tool being an axe. This has led to me going a little overboard (as I tend to do with hobbies). Anyways, with my...
  9. General Discussion
    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...
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