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  1. shavey

    Orange makita

    Usualy lavender the same as those chiefs wear on away games
  2. shavey

    Orange makita

    PM scented
  3. shavey

    Orange makita

    I would say the Makita ea-4300 or Dolmar ps-420 they come supplied with a 15” bar and chain .325 050 gauge 64DL very substantial saw built strong and cuts well above its size Easy too start straight forward little motor easy maintainence quick too clean and all consumable parts are easy too inspect and change and good value for money
  4. shavey

    Orange makita

    There an art to getting these to run Wes and you got it right
  5. shavey

    Orange makita

    There have been a few coming across the water but at the moment there coming from Belgium in the teal colours but I’ve had customers wanting Dolmar decals for teal makitas
  6. 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
  7. I forgot to add some photos
  8. Yes they are a nice saw well built I got mine to use on a trailer mill I made
  9. Was that the one that burnt the lawn
  10. 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
  11. shavey

    Sachs Dolmar 166

    I’ve got a couple hope it’s detailed enough
  12. 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
  13. The part number you need is 161791-9 teal cover the Dolmar red cover is 161792-7 they cost approx £10-£12 +vat
  14. 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
  15. 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


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