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    https://www.woodsman.fi/stihl-msa-300-c-0-akkusaha-ilman-akkua--laturia/p/MA022000031/ New saw out.... Same power as a 550xp but cordless looks heavier....
  2. Hi guys, recently purchased a new mk2 550, brilliant saw, absolutely love it. Apart from a few teething issues, its works perfectly... but recently I noticed it was leaking chain oil from the oil pump, around the adjusting screw (pictured below). Ive looked on numerous websites about the slight issue but cannot find any information on the matter. It does not really bother me and I know that saws do leak oil anyway, but is this normal coming from there? Any help or advice would be greatly appreciated, many thanks.
  3. Hi all, In an effort not to start a huge Husqvarna vs Stihl debate I've got a question. FR Jones' professional chainsaw sale looks very appetising, specifically I'm looking at a 261 for the extra 8cc and 9hp over the 241 (which is only £30 cheaper). My local Stihl dealer quoted me 25% off catalog price for the 261, £565. At FR Jones they are £479; bargain! How does that price compare to dealer prices on a Husq equivalent, 550XP is the closet match I found and FR Jones have it for £469. My closest dealer/maintenance place is a Husq dealer so I originally planned to use him, for ease of maintenance/repair as he's only 2 miles from my place. I doubt I'll be able to get a price from him as low as FR Jones but might be worth paying the bit extra as he is my local guy. Here is the controversial bit, from reading other posts it would APPEAR that the 261 is more reliable than the 550. What are people experiences with these saws, ideally people who have used both? I have a 66cc Stihl 039 already that I got for cheap, it's got a 20" bar and will be my "bigger" (I didn't saw "big" ) saw. The 261/550 will be my main saw (probably with 16" bar) and used for ground arb application, processing and felling. Also, do dealers usually provide warranty? Want to have a rough idea of the industry standard before rolling in and taking a dealers word for the truth right away. Play nicely now gents.
  4. Hello, Over the past week all of my employees have broken at least one brake band. Having never broke a band myself I am wondering if there are any pro tips on what to look out for that might be causing excessive wear? They have all broke at the point where the band comes round and begins to wrap round the smaller circle nearer the brake handle. The saws are only 1 month old, all the same make, same model, from the same supplier. They have been going under tough conditions brashing and snedding gnarly sitka spruce though I'd hope to get more than a month out of a band. Given that I did not have as many brake bands in store as spare this will slow the job somewhat, so any advice on the issue would be much appreciated! all the best, Liam Broc
  5. I am looking for a Husquvarna 550xp for spares and repairs. I ran one over today with a chipper. It still runs like a dream. However it requires a few parts. Fuel tank Side casing chain brake handle I'm not sure what its called but I call it the main frame bit (its the grey bit) If anyone out there knows of a 550xp that's a non runner. probably sat on a shelf in the back of a shed somewhere but still has good parts please let me know. I will happily part with money to give this poor saw a new life. Thanks Will


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