What did you do to/with your chainsaw today

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My most recent acquisition-
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81cutlass

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This thread should be titled

'For men who like jacking their own wood'
 
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Wageslave

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Do electric saws get to play too? Picked me up a Makita UC4051A 16" saw after my El Cheapo Worx limbing saw/pole saw cracked the oil tank and started making a mess anywhere it was set. I still got my Stihl for the big stuff, but there is something to be said about not constantly needing hearing protection.
 

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CopperNick

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Had the opportunity to check the chainsaw inventory the other day. Both of mine are light weights, an Echo which I have to say is a nice machine, and a vintage Skil, 16" bar. The Skil is mostly a hangar queen now; the company no longer exists that I know of and vintage parts for them typically can be found on the unobtanium list. I did tear down the carb and clean out the idle circuits a few years ago because they had gotten clogged up from sawdust and debris that had gotten sucked in. Finding air filters is past impossible. As I no longer have anything on the property that is large enough to require anything heavier, I have simply settled for what I have. The Echo is large enough to deal with Lilac trees and the city would be very unhappy if I practiced on whatever that stump with leaves is that is out on the boulevard. Plus which I have a 20V Li-on DeWalt cordless sawzall that is more than up to the task of cutting short the life of saplings (Pun very much intended!!!!) So alle es en ordung



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