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srl28
05-26-2007, 08:58 PM
How makes the best all around, general purpose, cleanup and some small-medium sized takedowns chainsaw. I want one that isn't too much, but a good all around saw. How makes it and what model is it? ? Thanks

Fordsuvparts
05-26-2007, 09:01 PM
Stihl MS 250

lawnboy dan
05-26-2007, 09:24 PM
sthil is the best by far. husky second.

smcunningham
05-26-2007, 09:28 PM
price wise considered i go with an echo cs440

bohiaa
05-26-2007, 09:32 PM
el cheapo.............

srl28
05-26-2007, 10:07 PM
Not too worried about price. I want something that isn't going to bog down too much and get the job done, yet I don't want or need a $800 saw. Just pruning, cutting down little stuff, slicing up some logs and the like. What size bar should I be looking for? 18?

mag360
05-27-2007, 08:55 AM
Husqvarna 345 with an 18 inch bar can be had in the $300 range. Very nice unit.

lawnspecialties
05-27-2007, 10:07 PM
Stihl MS 250

What he said. I have the very same chain saw and absolutely love it. :)

Grits
05-28-2007, 12:14 AM
Husqvarna 455 Rancher....around $370. I have it and like it a lot.

chris_poyner
05-29-2007, 09:13 PM
aint no sthil gonna outrun a husqvarna. we have 3 and i have yet to see a sthil that holds up and cuts as fast as a husqvarna.

LawnScapers of Dayton
05-29-2007, 09:14 PM
I like my Husky 350