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Old 27-04-12   #41 (permalink)
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Re: What was your first chain saw

Sachs Dolmar 111,still going strong but could probably do with new rings as compression a bit low now........that one to blame for the rest of the collection!!
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The first saw I owned was a Jonsered can't remember what model, but still have it at my parents place will have to dig it out and have alook.
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Mine was a nice husky 61 got stolen though.
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husky 61. was 400pounds in 1987. expensive compared to wages at the time, todays saws cheap by comparison
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Danarm,too far back I dont remember the model big yellow thing with a crome handle.The dogs b.... of its time.
Mine was a Danarm DDA110, though branded british they looked the same as Pioneers from Canada, just painted yellow instead of blue. Bit of a pig up a tree.

Moved on to a new Husqvarna 280cd then for daily running 162s and 240s and ended up with 262s with 268, 272, 288, 2100, 084 as occasional saws in between.
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I started on the deck with a Husky 372 with heated handles!

It was a whacking big saw for the little scrub clearance job I had, but it was a better deal then buying any other saw at the time.

That was about 12 years ago and its still going strong.
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Sachs Dolmar 115i. Brill.

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Stihl 026, loved that little saw......
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Husky 254, a bit tired now, but still runs and works occassionally if there's a problem with the other saws.
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Re: What was your first chain saw

First saw I ever used was an old Pioneer 1200automatic. Now it wasn't 1200cc, it's certainly wasnt automatic, what it was however was a loud brute that could burn down dead elms quicker than it could cut them (no spark arrestors) this was back in the late 70s, and it looked like an old saw then. PPE consisted of wellies,donkey jacket, and a homemade bobble hat to keep out the cold. Big awkward pieces were cut into blocks for the large inglenook at the pub, and exchanged for beers that I was too young to drink then, and loads of logs were delivered in a horse trailer towed by our Landie series 2 station wagon with Safari roof. Dad also delivered rabbit dressed and quartered and wrapped for the price of a pint (he liked his beer!) to the local pub, seemed he had a never ending supply of beers then! Funny thing is I never recall any money changing hands for logs, just beers, and if I dared to ask where my share was well "you get fed don't ya?" was the reply. Didnt seem fair somehow. Kids today, they don't know they're born!
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