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Any advice welcome. My father in law is an 83 year old farmer, he is finding the husky 346xp I gave him too heavy and is looking for a lighter saw, he had a Stihl 181 which he liked as lighter but unfortunately it was likely stolen (he thinks!). Any other suggestions to max £250? Not for very heavy work, I have a 346xp (Spud modded)and 372xp that does the majority of what we need.

 

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MS241 as a possible, rear handled MS200 are very decent saws, I started with a 345 which was good for me or just go for another 181 as they are light and not bad saws.

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Thanks for all the replies, all very much appreciated.

The Husky 135 certainly cheap (he will like that), are they ok, surely not Swedish made at that price?

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1 hour ago, Crispin said:

Thanks for all the replies, all very much appreciated.

The Husky 135 certainly cheap (he will like that), are they ok, surely not Swedish made at that price?

 

I can't fault my 135 after the initial problem of the oil pump drive sticking on the crank and causing it to run the chain constantly. I cured it years ago just by rubbing the inside of the drive with wet and dry and greasing it liberally. They are now onto the 135 mk2 and at £168 they are a bargain. You could go even cheaper and get him a 120 for £125

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