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Biggest bar on a ms231

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4 minutes ago, willshearer said:

 

Hi I was wondering what the biggest bar you can run on an ms231

 

Thanks

 

50 inches 😁

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Use the shortest bar you can get away with, you could use an18 inch, but you would have to be careful not to overload the saw, an 18 will keep you from being stooped over too if your cutting small stuff close to the ground, like bushes, saplings and the likes, if its your only saw use as short as you can get away with,, less sharpening, less  tiring, and less likely to bend or twist a short bar of the same make up.

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14 inch on mine but came with a 16, wouldn't go much bigger.. its quick enough cutting and light, but by far the most troublesome modern saw I've owned. Very nearly chucked it over the fence the other week. Not 20 mins back from the dealer (again) and it's bogging. Getting weary of stihl dealers too..
Changing it for an echo seems like a good idea.

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