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Old 01-20-2009, 08:58 PM
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I used to use a cable like that to secure my pruner to the side of my open trailer a few years ago. I was at a job once and needed to use my pruner only to realize that I left the key at home. The jobsite wasnt close and was in an area I did not usually work in, so i was not about to leave and come back.

It took me less than a minute to "steal" my own pruner. Pair of bolt cutters, and wire cutters made short work of my kryptonite cable.

Bottom line, if somebody wants it, they are gonna get it. Period.....

They could steal my stuff if they wanted, but this should slow them down some...
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Old 01-20-2009, 09:39 PM
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Theft is on the rise... Everyone needs to keep a good eye out for thier equipment, more than ever since the economy is shook up.
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Old 01-21-2009, 10:40 AM
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They could steal my stuff if they wanted, but this should slow them down some...
funny thing was, several cars and one lawn company drove by while I was cutting the cable and nobody said anything. Broad daylight, nobody cares anymore..
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Old 01-21-2009, 01:20 PM
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It is a closed eye..
Sure don't look like it in the pic. I can see the end of the loop.
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Old 02-01-2009, 02:10 PM
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i keep mine locked up good...
Man, I really envy you on that ms200. You have loads of new equipment, just starting out?

I just about gave up on chains and cables for security. Had a husqvarna saw stolen whilst chained down. The massive chain was intact. Mr brainiac thief must have cut front handle open and replaced the $20 part before selling my saw. Any lock is only as strong of protection as the equipment it secures.
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Old 02-02-2009, 08:49 PM
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Man, I really envy you on that ms200. You have loads of new equipment, just starting out?

I just about gave up on chains and cables for security. Had a husqvarna saw stolen whilst chained down. The massive chain was intact. Mr brainiac thief must have cut front handle open and replaced the $20 part before selling my saw. Any lock is only as strong of protection as the equipment it secures.
Yea im getting out of lawn care and getting into tree work... the 200t is a great saw!!! I wish i bought a 660 though instead of the 441...

Thanks nick
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Old 02-02-2009, 08:52 PM
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Old 02-04-2009, 11:53 AM
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Yea im getting out of lawn care and getting into tree work... the 200t is a great saw!!! I wish i bought a 660 though instead of the 441...
Sometimes I wonder myself whether or not to bail out on mowing. Just so hard to earn any real money, whilst I make more with the saws during storm cleanups.

Anyway, thanks for the pic, I'm looking at getting the rear handle 200 for thin work.
And don't worry about the 441, the 660 weighs 17lbs and is used more for competition than every day work. There's a tree service forum on this site if you ever need any info.
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Old 02-05-2009, 05:49 PM
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Sometimes I wonder myself whether or not to bail out on mowing. Just so hard to earn any real money, whilst I make more with the saws during storm cleanups.

Anyway, thanks for the pic, I'm looking at getting the rear handle 200 for thin work.
And don't worry about the 441, the 660 weighs 17lbs and is used more for competition than every day work. There's a tree service forum on this site if you ever need any info.

I worked with a tree guy last summer and we used a 660 all the time... My stihl store offered me a deal on the 200 rear handle but i wanted the top handle...
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Old 02-05-2009, 05:51 PM
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Sometimes I wonder myself whether or not to bail out on mowing. Just so hard to earn any real money, whilst I make more with the saws during storm cleanups.

Anyway, thanks for the pic, I'm looking at getting the rear handle 200 for thin work.
And don't worry about the 441, the 660 weighs 17lbs and is used more for competition than every day work. There's a tree service forum on this site if you ever need any info.

I love to do storm work. We had a wind storm a couple of months ago and worked 3 days, it was a blast!
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