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Rate your Chainsaws

Discussion in 'Tools and Fixtures Ratings Threads' started by Scorpio, Sep 11, 2015.



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  1. Stihl

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  2. Husqvarna

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  4. Jonsered

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  5. Poulan

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    201T Saw Chain Comparison
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    Published on Oct 9, 2016
    Nabbed a couple different chains for my trim saw and compare the cutting speed of them. Of course the full chisels are faster, but they also dull faster as well. A trade off depending on your style.

    Chains are.
    Stihl 63PM
    Stihl 63PS3
    Stihl 63PS
    Oregon 91VXL

    Both the PM & PS are discontinued, only available currently as PM3 & PS3, the low kickback versions.
     
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    Great saws. My girl bought me a Dolmar 510 about 10 years ago.
    Lots of power for a homeowner saw.
     
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    Just a little saw porn..................

    Portable wood mill band saw
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    Published on Oct 10, 2016
    Paul Bunyan Show


    Hotsaw Competition - Stihl Timbersports
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    Published on Oct 10, 2016
    Paul Bunyan Show
     
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    Stihl Chainsaw for 50 year old Farm Girl
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    Published on Oct 10, 2016
    Stihl Chainsaw for 50 year old Farm Girl. After hurricane Matthew there were some trees down but Farm Girl mad short order of this chaos and had the place cleaned up before you could say uhhohh!
     
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    Trouble shooting a non oiling chainsaw
    BCtruck, rebuild, repair,repurpose



    Published on Oct 11, 2016
    I got tired of having to fix a chainsaw every time I wanted to use one, so I got rid of all my poulans and bought two stihls. The big one, an MS391, has worked flawlessly since I've owned it, but this 211 is borderline under powered for a 16 inch bar. If I could do it over again, I would replace the 211 with a 271 farm boss. The added weight would be worth it for the extra engine displacement.
     
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    Deep cleaning a very dirty chainsaw
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    Published on Jun 6, 2016
    STIHL 660 Steam clean
     
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    Stihl MS461 Chainsaw Cold Start + Cleaning
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    Published on Mar 24, 2014
    Inspecting, and cleaning a Stihl MS461 chainsaw to get it ready for the field portion of a certification course.
     
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    Something on the lighter side................

    Chainsaw fails and idiots cutting trees. Fail compilation about how not to remove trees
    M bud



    Published on Oct 12, 2016
    Part 4 of our beloved chainsaw fails and tree fails compilation. Never try to remove the trees or cut branches as it is performed in this video! Trees falling where they should not. Tree cutting and chainsaw operation is performed by idiots, do not be like them!

    In this part of our chainsaw and tree fail compilation you will see idiots from all over the world trying to cut or fell a piece of wood properly (as they suppose it is) ;)
     
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    ECHO Chainsaw 18 inch Bar and Chain Safty 1st Unboxing, Cutting Trees and Review ZIMALETA How To
    ZIMALETA HOW TO SHOW Kalashnik



    Published on Oct 7, 2016
     
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    Poulan Pro Chainsaw 20 ich Bar and Chain Unboxing and How To Cut Down a Tree using Hinge System
    ZIMALETA HOW TO SHOW Kalashnik



    Published on Oct 5, 2016
     
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    The Chainsaw Guy shop talk Stihl MS 362 M-Tronic repair 1
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    Published on Oct 14, 2016
    The chainsaw guy repairs bad crankshaft in 5 minutes!
     
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    Husqvarna 262xp 261 257 crank seal installation and removal
    Matthew Olson



    Published on Oct 14, 2016
    If you are looking for aftermarket chainsaw parts, please support my channel by buying from these guys:
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    Disclaimer: ladies and gents, this is a CHAINSAW, working with, building and fiddling with these can KILL YOU, I am not and will not be responsible for improper technique or accidents even remotely relating to this video, please view for entertainment purposes only.

    Have a look at my other videos, especially my 262xp bolt for bolt vids that this particular video is intended to be supplemental for.
     
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    Husqvarna 3120 XP falling huge black poplar
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    Published on Oct 16, 2016
    Husqvarna 3120 XP with 36 inch (90 cm) bar is being used to precisely fall and cut giant 76 inch (185 cm) black poplar.

    The falling and cutting of the tree is performed by professional arborist Stsiapan Latypau (Minsk, Belarus).

    Recommended for further watching:

    Husqvarna 3120 XP and Stihl MS 880 review
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uVq1f...

    Hazardous tree removal by arborist
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b8At9...

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    Husqvarna 576xp "Introduction" Video, Plan to tear a couple down and look inside
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    Published on Oct 16, 2016
     
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    Quick and "almost" Painless Sweetgum Removal
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    Published on Oct 16, 2016
    6 hours after getting attacked by those bees and I'm still finding random stingers, last one was in my scalp.


     
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    Unworthy Tree Clips #2
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    Published on Oct 17, 2016
    Randomness from the last 2 or so months. I especially like the scene starting at 3:50.
     
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    Published on Oct 16, 2016
    Couple take downs, and some updates on my gear
    Tarzan Thomas
     
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    Tree cutting fails and idiots with chainsaws. EPIC COMPILATION: part 5
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    Published on Oct 21, 2016
    Part 5 of your beloved chainsaw fails and tree cutting performed by idiots compilation. Never try at home what is seen in this video.

    In this part of our chainsaw and tree fail compilation you will see idiots from all over the world trying to cut or fell a piece of wood properly (as they suppose it is) ;)

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    Falling some big, rotten cottonwood trees
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    Published on Oct 21, 2016
    Glad these trees are down. Have not used my big saws in quite a while, so I wanted to burn out the cob webs. Also wanted to try out the wicked dawgs that my buddy made for me. Bar was overkill for these trees, but I didn't feel like mounting a shorter bar and grinding the chain, since I already had this one mounted, and ground. I hate how rusty I get when I have not used a saw in a while, and consequently mismatch undercuts like that second and third tree.
     
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    Chainsaw maintenance, dressing the bar
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    Published on Oct 22, 2016
     
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    Stihl MS 440, Repair from being "somewhat" run over
    Human



    Published on Oct 22, 2016
    I fix the 440 that started getting run over in my "first crane removal" video. Wasn't anywhere near as bad as though, so I doubt if you're looking for help fixing one that this is going to be of any assistance for you.
     
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    Stihl 201T Bar Stud/Nut Replacement, ghetto way
    Human



    Published on Oct 23, 2016
    Don't own the special tool to do the job the right way. So I make my own flare tool out of the old bar stud, just grind and angle on the power head side of the collar and you're all set.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q_vX-...
     
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    Huztl / AM MS660 HTSS Update, Where are they now? Here Is A Couple At Work
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    So these guys were cutting firewood and asked if I could bring a couple of interesting saws for them to try at their work site...I was a "guest", didn't know what they had other than my coworker's MS660. Figured it had been well received....why not a couple more??

    One MS660 there has been out working for a while, the one with the "Stihl" brand 25 inch B&C. My personal MS660 HTSS ( Hill Top Saw Shop ) saw with a 56mm Farmertek top end and Total Super Pro Lite 20 inch saw has been a "Go To" saw for me this last year and also has time on it. The third MS660 with the 20inch Forester Platinum Bar with Oregon LGX was on loan a bit south of here this last year. It didn't get much use so I figured it needed to go where there was actual interest. Its going to get worked hard is my guess. That saw is pretty much assembled with as delivered parts. Has an OEM chain adjuster & a couple of other bits and pieces. Most of the hard parts are Huztl/Farmertek.
     
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    The Chainsaw Guy shop talk McCulloch 10 10 oiler repair
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    Repair oiler and ignition on McCulloch 10 10 55 chainsaw
     
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    The Chainsaw Guy shop talk large falling spike MS 291 271 391 311 chainsaw
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    Large falling spikes for Stihl MS 291 271 391 311 chainsaw
     
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    The Chainsaw Guy shop talk pressure vacuum test Stihl chainsaws
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    The chainsaw guy testing Stihl MS 200 chainsaw. Pressure Vacuum testing.
     
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    Saw Chain Cutting Speed Comparison.
    Human



    Published on Oct 25, 2016
    Picked up brand new 36RM, 36RSC, and 36RSL chains. Do some timed cuts to see the difference in cutting speed between the three. Varied the pressure applied to try to find each chains sweet spot.

    If you're unfamiliar:
    -Round Ground Semi-chisel -Slowest Cutting -Longest Stay Sharp
    -Round Ground Full-chisel -Faster Cutting Than Semi -Shorter Stay Sharp Than Semi
    -Square Ground Full--chisel -Fastest Cutting Of The Three -Shortest Stay Sharp Of The Three


    Which is why I was surprised by the times of these cuts. Not sure, but I'm thinking I screwed something up. I did see the little stub on the bottom, didn't think it would make a noticeable difference.
     
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    Husqvarna 576xp "Dead Saw Salvage", Change Main Bearings & Some 575, 281 Saw Trivia
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    Cleared the bench and started a project to build a Husqvarna 576 from the cases up.....
     
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    Chainsaw Chain Types Explained
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    Go over what's what with saw chain and show some examples of the most common styles.
     
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    Chainsaw Fail !!! You don't cut a tree like that-Compilation 3
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    Published on Nov 2, 2016
     
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    Stihl MS 461 R Rescue Quick Look
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    Published on Nov 2, 2016
    Didn't have much time/ability to make a proper video, wanted to get something though as I'm not sure when I'll see another. Hmm......add to saturdays itinerary, visit local firehouse.

    Anyway, here's a quick peek at the MS 461.
     
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    Husqvarna 371XPW Chainsaw Ported
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    Published on Nov 5, 2016
     
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    Stihl Chainsaw Carburetor Rebuild, MS 440
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    Tear down and rebuild the carburetor on our Stihl MS 440.
     
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    Connecticut chainsaw get together gtg Norwich Fall 2016 part 1
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    Published on Nov 6, 2016
    If you are looking for aftermarket chainsaw parts, please support my channel by buying from these guys http://www.hlsproparts.com/category-s...

    Disclaimer: ladies and gents, this is a CHAINSAW, working with, building and fiddling with these can KILL YOU, I am not and will not be responsible for improper technique or accidents even remotely relating to this video, please view for entertainment purposes only.


    Thanks to Dan for hosting per usual, Mels Doc Al and Marcello for food! What a great day. 11/5/2016

    Part one here is me cracking a case on a husky 51

    stay tuned for part 2
     
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    Husqvarna 372xp vs. Jonsered 2172 vs. Husqvarna 576xp vs. 372 with Huztl 52mm Cylinder
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    Lots going on in this video and I left a lot out to keep things simple. Took a few of my project saws out to run them back to back to back with the same Sprocket, Bar, Chain, and test log.

    A couple of things, when I do a no base gasket build; I ONLY use the Three Bond Brand products. Reason is I have yet to see one fail AND I have seen other brand gasket maker products fail. The Three Bond is both an adhesive and a gasket material. It's been used for years in the Automotive and Motorcycle industries. To this point, going on ten years of using it; none of mine have failed.

    Also it is a technic that works on saws with wide gasket surfaces like the 576, 575, and 365/372 X-Torqs. Some saws it simply is a bad idea for example 562/555 series saws should not be built without a gasket. I cover that in another video...about interference issues with 562's....SO if you are not certain, don't do it!

    Muffler mods. Open mufflers aren't a good idea in dry parts of the country especially pine forests. Need to build in spark arrestors. Out here in the east coast where things are wet....still a better idea to have a spark arrestor. I'll do a video on how to build those into those "tube" modified mufflers as I typically tack a screen to the inside. Designing a slip fit arrestor for that style muffler so you have a choice.....

    Notice I'm also on a PPE kick....upgraded mine. Plan to try and review brands and options as time goes on. I believe money well spent is buying the absolute best PPE's you can get access too. Hoping to spend time on first the major brands, and second some cool concepts sold by lessor known brands...
     
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    Cont'd from post #156

    Connecticut chainsaw get together gtg Norwich Fall 2016 part 2
    Matthew Olson



    Published on Nov 6, 2016
    If you are looking for aftermarket chainsaw parts, please support my channel by buying from these guys http://www.hlsproparts.com/category-s...

    Disclaimer: ladies and gents, this is a CHAINSAW, working with, building and fiddling with these can KILL YOU, I am not and will not be responsible for improper technique or accidents even remotely relating to this video, please view for entertainment purposes only.


    Thanks to Dan for hosting per usual, Mels Doc Al and Marcello for food! What a great day. 11/5/2016

    Part two here is a bunch of saws being run ... LOTS of fun, but these are super dangerous. Gotta be really really careful. No injuries today, had a great day overall.

    stay tuned for part 3
     
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    Connecticut chainsaw get together gtg Norwich Fall 2016 part 3
    Matthew Olson



    Published on Nov 6, 2016
    If you are looking for aftermarket chainsaw parts, please support my channel by buying from these guys http://www.hlsproparts.com/category-s...

    Disclaimer: ladies and gents, this is a CHAINSAW, working with, building and fiddling with these can KILL YOU, I am not and will not be responsible for improper technique or accidents even remotely relating to this video, please view for entertainment purposes only.


    Thanks to Dan for hosting per usual, Mels Doc Al and Marcello for food! What a great day. 11/5/2016

    Part three is a few more saws ... LOTS of fun, but these are super dangerous. Gotta be really really careful. No injuries today, had a great day overall.
     
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    Unworthy Tree Clips #4
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    Published on Nov 8, 2016
    Random assortment of clips from the last couple weeks. All certified unworthy of their own movie.
     

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