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Old 09-08-09   #1 (permalink)
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372xp

372xp with a 20inch bar as a middle size saw as have a ms 260 which is crap and a ms880 for the big stuff or do i stay stihl and go somthing like the ms440 as my 044 got stolen!

any help would be great
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Re: 372xp

372xp excellent saw... cant really fault it.

love my 044.... but now replaced by the fat bottomed girl that is the 441... not my bag, get more power for the same weight in the 460

makita/dolmar 7900... another option, more power than all of them, less weight than the 441 and 460...

handle a few, see what you think
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ms460 run between 20-25" bar
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Re: 372xp

Stihl stihl for me. MS462- is there such a thing? I think my 361 is awesome and have had it as the saw i use more than any other for about 10 yrs now.
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The460 is a cracking well made saw with loads of mid range grunt.
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Re: 372xp

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Stihl stihl for me. MS462- is there such a thing?
there is no news on the next gen of big saws from stihl yet, tho it is thought by some that the 441 is the replacement for both the 440 and 460!

the ms362 on the other hand, should see the light of day by the end of next year...
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sorry meant 461 not 462!
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i run a 372 on a 24" bar and it runs soooo sweetly is amazing, great saw,
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had a few 372s no probs really good saws we run 18inch
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I ws running a 15" bar on my 372 in the Lakes, it surely ripped through the wood.

Build quality isn't what it used to be on the Husky's of old. Had mine about 4 years with no problems.
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