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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
    Now that the heavy timber has been cleared, its time to do some selective thinning, trash removal, landscaping, cutting trees for fence rows, planning the water well and septic location,,, and the list goes on and on.Working at the Homstead We arrived at the homestead Saturday morning around...
  5. 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?
  6. 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...
  7. Urban Survival
    After about 25 yrs I have finally wore out a pair of Mucllock saws that I traded an 22 rifle for. I have started to look for a good replacement and was wonder if folks had any recomendations good or bad .Thanks
  8. General Discussion
    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...
  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...
  10. Reviews & Questions For Vendors
    Well they will run on about the worst gas you can find, ours i think currently is running on 3-4yo fuel :D I pulled her our last week for a camping trip with mates, its an 1978 ECHO comercial model, metal case 45cc motor been through three generations my grandfather, dad and now me. Still going...
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