What's your favorite chainsaw

Discussion in 'Community Forum' started by Strutter, Jan 17, 2010.

  1. Wildcat

    Wildcat 12 pointer

    Jan 7, 2002
    Ledbetter, Ky.
    I've had two different Husqvarna's and if I ever have to I'll get another.
  2. Art

    Art 12 pointer

    Nov 27, 2004
    Lexington, KY
    What do you mean by "work on one"? Are you talking about removing the cylinder head or something? I can perform all basic repairs and maintenance on my Husky with just the one tool that is supplied.
  3. aceoky

    aceoky 12 pointer

    Jul 14, 2003
    W KY
    Ditto, I've owned both and either/both are excellent IMO
  4. finelydeerhunting

    finelydeerhunting 8 pointer

    Nov 7, 2006
    Finley, KY
    Homelite XL

    It's old, but it outruns our Stihl 2 to 1. Stihl...... Stihl ain't runnin. LOL
  5. Titus

    Titus 8 pointer

    Aug 18, 2006
    Stihl MS 361, get a pro saw and be done with it:D
    Just dont do the Wild Thang!
  6. randy grider

    randy grider 12 pointer

    Mar 15, 2006
    Burgin, KY
    Stihl, nothing but stihl

    BIGBADDAD 10 pointer

    Homelite! It made it thru the storm for 10 to 12 trees.

    BIGBADDAD 10 pointer

    Your not supposed to use a chainsaw while drinking??????? Why not? Some guys take the fun out of everything!! :eek:
  9. randy grider

    randy grider 12 pointer

    Mar 15, 2006
    Burgin, KY
    10-12 trees ain't much of a test.
  10. bowhunter08

    bowhunter08 10 pointer

    Dec 29, 2007
    Paris, Ky
    Bought a husqvarna last year, and needless to say it will be the last one I ever own. It stays in the shop for warranty work, and is in there again. Been there for 2months because they can't get the part shipped from the factory. I am going to be buying me another stihl this weekend, which is what I should have done last time. After this experience with husqvarna I would be hard pressed to ever buy any product they make. Guess my brother will be getting a free chainsaw when it gets out of the shop.:D
  11. stihl all the way!my little 170 is the cuttenest little saw ive ever had in my hands.ive had a 026 an 028 wood boss that was good saws.my buddy logs for a liveing an got on the husky train an jumped back on the stihl train quick.an they dont touch a saw that much they ran 066 mags.b4 the husky an thats what they run now.you cant beatem with a stick
  12. brickmaster1248

    brickmaster1248 6 pointer

    Nov 21, 2007
    Stihl or Husky and you cant go wrong.....I use a Husqvarna 455 rancher with 18 bar. Been using it for 3 years now and have cut just over 50 rick of wood with it.(I sell wood as a side income for winter months)
    Still starts on the second pull...cold or hot. Only thing I have replaced on it is that cheap priming bubble cause it dried out and cracked. Other than that, no problems whatsoever. Im sure stihl would serve you well also.
  13. rascaldog

    rascaldog 6 pointer

    Jan 28, 2008
    Somerset KY
    Most of the time the one somebody else is using. But when I do have to use one I have a Stihl 025. Had it 10 years, other than replacing bar (my fault) no problems.
  14. gobblergetter

    gobblergetter 8 pointer

    Apr 21, 2008
    boonville, Indiana
    I use a Husky 359 with a 20 in bar. Like said you can't go wrong with either a Husky or Stihl. What made my mind up was the $100+ difference between my 359 and a comparable Stihl saw. Stihl's prices are not competitive enough for me to choose them over Husky. JMO
  15. Algenco

    Algenco 8 pointer

    Jan 15, 2006
    I'm with you, bought 2 Pro models years ago, cutting son of a ------, never had trouble in hot weather

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