stihl ht131 pole saw

Discussion in 'General Industry Discussions' started by lyndont, Jul 13, 2011.

  1. lyndont

    lyndont LawnSite Member
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    Found one for $400 at a pawn shop. Is it something you guys use very often? I think its a great price for the condition. I know what they go for new but I haven't needed one so far. Can you use it for anything other than trimming branches?
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  2. 4SeasonsOutdoor

    4SeasonsOutdoor LawnSite Member
    from MN
    Posts: 26

    we have two. well worth it they cut through thick branches surprisingly well. big time saver
  3. justanotherlawnguy

    justanotherlawnguy LawnSite Bronze Member
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    You wouldn't find one here for that price, cause it would be gone!
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  4. Snyder's Lawn Inc

    Snyder's Lawn Inc LawnSite Platinum Member
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    jump on it I bought one cpl weeks back in 2.5 days made me around 5k for haveing it in those 2.5 days I burnt 3 gals of fuel
  5. FLAhaulboy

    FLAhaulboy LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 852

    Good deal, I had one of those but keep it out of the rain because the bearings inside the shaft will rust up & cost mega bucks to get it fixed.
  6. brianslawncare

    brianslawncare LawnSite Senior Member
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    i just got one on ebay it was a kombi with a pole saw for 400.00 works great.
  7. blake101

    blake101 LawnSite Senior Member
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    Can someone tell me how big a branch the 131 will cut?
  8. Snyder's Lawn Inc

    Snyder's Lawn Inc LawnSite Platinum Member
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    has a 12'' bar on it
  9. Fordsuvparts

    Fordsuvparts LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 517

    8-10" limbs check how it runs and then go buy it asap, or post the name of the shop so someone else can buy it.
  10. johnny_boy02

    johnny_boy02 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 133

    Doesnt really sound like a great deal. I paid $60 more for a brand new one. But it is a nice tool to have. I dont like ladders.

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