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Hi everyone,

I have recently put on order an ms880 with 48in, 36in & 25in bar. Can anyone let me know the good/bad points of owning one and their ideal uses.

 

Thanks

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heavy saws and out dated imo...they maybe the king when it comes to power but personally a ms 66 or a 395 with a 36" bar would be my choice id rather double cut than spend the day using a 88 or 3120 in big wood....

They also have a tendancy to go bang ive personally blown a 3120 and my mate the same ms88 3 times in 1 year!stihl rebuilt it under waranteevery time but it cost him a lot of down time..saying that i did a service on my old mans at crimbo and it ran like a dream and is 6 years old!

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Bloody heavy, for women, i mean not for us men, and they drink lots just like us men aswell. I have one with 36inch bar cuts like a dream. :001_tt1:

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I'm cutting some big chesnuts and wanted a saw with 36in bar but dealer bit my hand of on price. i'm running a second hand stilh from 1978 it's over 10kg with 20in bar. so wanted a bit more power for easy logging and safer felling.

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Hi everyone,

I have recently put on order an ms880 with 48in, 36in & 25in bar. Can anyone let me know the good/bad points of owning one and their ideal uses.

 

Thanks

 

all good mate,

i personally wouldnt bother with any other bar than the 36inch.

keep the big saw for big stuff and use an 046 with 25inch bar for the other.

imo:001_smile:

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all good mate,

i personally wouldnt bother with any other bar than the 36inch.

keep the big saw for big stuff and use an 046 with 25inch bar for the other.

imo:001_smile:

 

snap

 

660 is a nice size saw as someone else said....but my 460 with 25" bar does pretty much everything i need.....if the 880 comes out its because its a huge tree.

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Thanks guys, i did think about ms660 as it seem so light sompared to what i'm running but told couldn't change order as stilh had already posted it so will have to do.

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I just took it to be serviced and a spring needed replacing, poor old thing is not long for this world so anything under 12kg would be lovely cant wait. what was the cc and power of the 88 as felt sily to ask dealer.

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