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Old 04-26-2013, 09:12 PM
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Has anyone used on of these?

http://en.stihl.ca/STIHL-Products/Co...07/GS-461.aspx

Looking for some feedback.

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Old 04-26-2013, 11:04 PM
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Our guys mess up a chainsaw cutting through an aspen tree. Zero chance I will ever buy them a chainsaw to cut stone.
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Old 04-26-2013, 11:30 PM
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We just rented one yesterday to cut a 10" x 12" piece of concrete off a step. The chain kept loosening up and it took so long, even running it with water it was slow. I wouldn't recommend it
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Old 04-27-2013, 08:14 AM
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I thought it was too good to be true!

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Old 04-27-2013, 07:22 PM
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We just rented one yesterday to cut a 10" x 12" piece of concrete off a step. The chain kept loosening up and it took so long, even running it with water it was slow. I wouldn't recommend it
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The chain wasn't broken in they stretch needs adjustment until then
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Old 04-27-2013, 09:51 PM
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uFlqr0wsWDc


It seems to work fine in the above video.
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Old 04-28-2013, 05:45 PM
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I don't think they ever made it through the pipe in the video! Like any tool they all have their purpose. The square cut is nice and getting in tight to where you need to finish a precision cut. Would like all three in the tool kit regular 12" or 14" saw, ring saw, and chain saw. It would be nice on an egress you could use all three start with the regular saw move to the ring and finish the corners with the chain saw. Or hit the corners with the chain saw to line things up and cut from both sides with the k saw. Looks like some major coin though. Wonder if you could carve stone like they do the statues with ice and tree rounds!
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Old 04-29-2013, 02:00 PM
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Remember when they introduced the 500i, and then took almost 1/3 of them back to fix Carburetor issues? Similar thing with these. For now stick with ICS or Husky, and give them a year to work out the kinks...
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Old 04-29-2013, 02:47 PM
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The chain wasn't broken in they stretch needs adjustment until then
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The chain was a used one, it was definetely broken in. The model we had was ICS. Was going to buy one but won't bother now. I'll stick with my concrete cutting guy. He's expensive but the job is flawless when he's done.
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Old 04-29-2013, 05:04 PM
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Oh I thought you were talking about the stihl rock boss. I never used the ics.... But you are right they are a little on the slow side
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