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Discussion in 'Homeowner Assistance Forum' started by BotetourtBoy3, Aug 3, 2007.

  1. BotetourtBoy3

    BotetourtBoy3 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 63

    Between a Poulan and McCullogh chainsaws which is better??
  2. MJS

    MJS LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,316

    I have used both of them, but I gotta say, get a Stihl or an Echo! :weightlifter:

    MILSINC LawnSite Member
    Posts: 175

    that is like asking which is better between mcdonald's and burger king.
    go get yourself a nice steak and be happy, instead of left with a giant stomach ache.
  4. rb_in_va

    rb_in_va LawnSite Member
    from VA
    Posts: 246

    Yep, Stihl, Husky, or Dolmar will do fine.
  5. Nosmo

    Nosmo LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,216

    Had Mc Collogh saws 2-different times. I have used Poulans but I have had a Stihl for 3-years.

    Prefer Stihl over any saw but between Poulan or Mc Collogh it is a toss up.

  6. mverick

    mverick LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 307

    Bought a Poulan. Wouldn't cut the tree, stalled out all the time. Bought a husky 346. It was like butter. Blades do dull fast though.
  7. eaglejrl

    eaglejrl LawnSite Member
    from 75681
    Posts: 63

  8. mchildress

    mchildress LawnSite Member
    Posts: 30

    Poulan and Mccollogh are not the saws they made thirty years ago. They used to make commercial grade saws. I still have one old Poulan and have wore out two of their bow blade saws years ago,wish they still made them of that quality today. I have several Stihl saws and have been happy with them. They make a home owner grade,rancher grade,and proffesional grade depending on your price range and how much you will be using the saw.
  9. deere615

    deere615 LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 5,676

    Stihl! My uncle got a poulan and a crapsman. If I had to choose I would take poulan. But Stihl's are :weightlifter:
  10. Kid With A Mower

    Kid With A Mower LawnSite Member
    Posts: 145

    I'm still with Stihl:dancing:

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