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About shavey

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  1. They are a good solid saw and som do leak and some are ok there is a suction line and a pressure line both pipes arent that expensive and it doesn’t take too long too clean strip down and replace
  2. I forgot to add some photos
  3. Yes they are a nice saw well built I got mine to use on a trailer mill I made
  4. Was that the one that burnt the lawn
  5. shavey

    Sachs Dolmar 166

    Yes It’s up too the individual Iam like @Stubby don’t ever use it at all but it’s there in an emergency got several dolmar’s and solos that haven’t got one and newish big Echo that is standard without one but it’s for your own use only
  6. shavey

    Sachs Dolmar 166

    I’ve got a couple hope it’s detailed enough
  7. The longer pin shouldn’t make any difference to the side cover I’ve chopped and changed from red too blue covers and never had any problems your chain tensioner shouldn’t be breaking there pretty robust here’s a couple of points that should help 1. make sure your bar nuts are loose enough before you turn the adjuster screw 2 make sure your chain catcher isn’t bent or comprised as it affects the depth the cover fits into the frame as shown in photos 2 and 4 the adjuster pin runs along a groove in the chain cover so it can’t go out of the place it sits and has a good travel length as in photo 3 photo one shows the chain catcher and a standard chain cover
  8. The part number you need is 161791-9 teal cover the Dolmar red cover is 161792-7 they cost approx £10-£12 +vat
  9. Not yet you gotta get triples and quads of each model yes the Dolmar ps-420 is still readily available and there still as likeable and great value
  10. Yeah some of the earlier ps-6400 , ps-7300 , ps-7900 red tops didn’t have a left side de-comp valve and at the time one cover was used for both variants so some saws came with this cover when the later black top models arrived on the scene they all had the right hand de-comp valves standard Makita EA-7900
  11. shavey


    It should be. a Walbro or tillotson on there I’ve got a parts list I will PM too you tomorrow
  12. shavey


    Most parts are NLA for this Saw but it does share its chassis with four other models 112 114 117 119 and you find Parts saws come up pretty cheap sometimes You’ll find it’s a strong Saw once you get it running
  13. Husqvarna 572 full wrap handle with large spikes and chain cover in stock
  14. Have you tried Yandles @ Martock I was down there last week got quite a selection
  15. @Stubby haven’t seen that side by side for a while love that muffler it’s class i was hoping @spudulike could have a think about a muffler like this on that project for me


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