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What was your first chain saw

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Not sure if this has come up in the past.

Mine was a ear splitting screamer that lasted 15 years until I swapped it for a cement mixer.


It was this one Model Profile: MARK I


No break, No anti vib and no automatic oiler, it had a button to press and feed oil. Funny think I never had a chain wear out and from memory all I used as chain oil was 20/50 engine oil, never any trouble.

And the fuel was left in the tank for months some times without any issue :thumbup1:

The good old days of bleeding ears and vibration white finger, but did we care:lol: we never knew any different in 1973 :confused1:

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A McCulloch something or other that I got off Ebay for £6 so I had something to work on to get ready for CS 30. Got it running, cut down a few little trees with it then sold it for £40 :thumbup1:

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An all metal Jonsered with no a.v. and no brake I think . Bigish heavy longish bar . Also a very small Alko . That was yellow . We are talking 1970 something .

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Homelite (cant remeber model)


My Dad bought it new in the early '70s and I was probably about 9 or 10 when I first used it. It had no brake, no av and a manual oiler. It wasnt a bad thing really back then.

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Some husky ... I think it was a 266, no decomp button and it felt like it would leave you breathless and rip your arm out of its socket trying to start it, but I was a wep back then!!

I'm sure a luxury saw to use compared to those mentioned above!!

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