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Old 10-08-2017, 07:05 PM
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I should add, the info about lower model huskey's being junk and not made by husky came from a husky dealer.

The info about Sthil all being made by stihl came from a stihl dealer.

The info about forrestry saws came from a stihil dealer who talked me out of buying an expensive forestry saws because I thought they would last me longer because they are for guys who cut all day long every day.

The jonser info came frm guys I know who owned them and some info I read on line.
Did you Google as I suggested? Or you just heard it from some guy who knows a guy lol
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Old 10-08-2017, 07:07 PM
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Did you Google as I suggested? Or you just heard it from some guy who knows a guy lol

No I didnt google. I thought you were saying I was just googling and copying and pasting info.

I already stated where my info came from.
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Old 10-08-2017, 07:17 PM
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No I didnt google. I thought you were saying I was just googling and copying and pasting info.

I already stated where my info came from.
Hence my not correct info post.
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Old 10-08-2017, 09:33 PM
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Hence my not correct info post.
I dont get it.

For the second time, what did I say that is not correct?
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Old 10-09-2017, 07:33 AM
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i have 2 huskies and 2 stihls , 3 of them rule , 1 husky has been repaired 5 times and still wont start. a couple years ago i bought a new husky brushcutter while in northern bc to clear the ditch at my place up there , it ran ok for the 20 minutes i used it . i brought it home and it wouldnt run with out the choke half on so i took to the lawnmower hospital for a warranty repair. husky would not cover it , said it was probably fuel related . yeah , right ,on a new machine. lawnmower hospital gave me full purchase price value on a trade for a japanese brush cutter and it runs awesome. for the record the saws that run my middle one is the husky and aside from the oiler plugging up all the time it is the best of the bunch ,but the bigger stihl is a pretty close second.
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Old 10-09-2017, 07:54 AM
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Did you Google as I suggested? Or you just heard it from some guy who knows a guy lol
If it's on the internet it has to be true!
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Old 10-09-2017, 08:17 AM
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Old 10-09-2017, 11:47 AM
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I have had a husky 455 rancher for a few years now and it has not missed a beat. Has been a great saw.
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Old 10-09-2017, 03:19 PM
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I bought a small husky for rattling around in the back of the Argo on the trapline. I bought it from a dealer and the model he recommended. He is a buddy. That was last Oct. It wouldn't start and when it did died whenever you gave it gas until it had run 10-15 minutes. It went back and 6 weeks later it is "fixed". Same deal first log I stop to cut takes 10 minutes, second one the 3rd time it quit I threw it as far as I could into the bush. Sandi went and got it or it would still be there. Took it back again, the next time I saw it was April. By now I have bought a small Stihl 170 to go with my Stihl 362. Pick up the saw, still runs like junk and I sell it for $400 (paid $700 new) told the buyer about the issues but it had a 3 year warranty so he took the deal. Owned chainsaws for 40 years and that is the story of my first and last Husky.
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Old 10-10-2017, 01:11 PM
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got a 455 rancher and a 365 husky 24 inch bar run them on husky xp at 40 to one co op[ fuel never missed a beat , buy their fuel for extra warranty, heating with wood a big saw shaves hours off my day every fall . See Bob at Wetaskiwin Radiator he is a Husky dealer great guy to deal with
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Old 10-10-2017, 06:35 PM
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Bought my Husky 455 in 2006,
in 11yrs, just new chains & Blades..
still same spark plug..rock solid.
just a tad heavy @ 13lbs.
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Old 10-10-2017, 10:34 PM
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We are a husky dealer and all our saws or hedge trimmers or weed wackers or leaf blowers etc... get tuned as they all run poorly at this elevation.
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Old 10-27-2017, 12:54 AM
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Bought a Husqvarna 445e 9 years ago. I haven't done a thing to it except put oil, fuel, and a few chains on it. It still starts like the day I got it. No complaints here. Right now, I'm bringing an old Stihl 051AV back to life. It was rough, but still has 145lbs of compression and runs like a champ. Got it for a good price, and $200ish worth of store bought parts, a set of home made bucking dogs, and I've got a 90 cc saw (89.something) that pulls like a horse.
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Old 10-27-2017, 06:03 AM
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Had my Husky 55 out last weekend for a truck load of wood and going again tomorrow to cleanup what we left and should be close to another. Saw must be 10 years old at least and cuts like a damn. Love my Husky. Blow the crap out when done, sharpen the chain fill the chain oil and gas and that's all you need to do. It has been a great tool for me and would buy another if this one ever dies.
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Old 10-27-2017, 06:30 AM
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Those saws are made by poulan. The pro series are a different story. I used to like Husky but have converted to stihl and have had much better luck.
buy a stilh professional, and look after it - you'll never need another !
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Old 10-27-2017, 06:57 AM
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Just check country of mfg for a bit of a hint of quality. I know mine is Sweden but if you see China or Brazil as eg, I may back away.
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Old 10-27-2017, 07:47 AM
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If it's just for occasional use around the yard just go get a Poulan pro refurb from Princess Auto. Go on sale for around 100-150 bucks can't beat the value and and least guaranteed to have started and ran at least once in the past
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Old 11-10-2017, 04:28 PM
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I have a Husky 365 that I bought in 1998, other than the chain oil leaking, has never missed a beat!
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