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How bigs your.... chainsaw?

Discussion in 'Industry Surveys & Polls' started by Bobbo22, Apr 6, 2014.


Best chainsaw brand

  1. Stihl

    52 vote(s)
  2. Echo

    10 vote(s)
  3. Husqvarna

    21 vote(s)
  4. Other

    7 vote(s)
  5. .

    1 vote(s)
  6. 14" or less

    10 vote(s)
  7. 16"

    21 vote(s)
  8. 18" or larger

    50 vote(s)
  9. .

    2 vote(s)
  10. 35-40cc

    8 vote(s)
  11. 40-45cc

    16 vote(s)
  12. 45-50cc

    14 vote(s)
  13. 50cc or more

    40 vote(s)
Multiple votes are allowed.
  1. AMW Landscaping

    AMW Landscaping LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 630

    Stihl ms311 with a 18 bar
  2. Snyder's Lawn Inc

    Snyder's Lawn Inc LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,530

    Stihl ms660 magnum 36''


    STIHL GUY LawnSite Fanatic
    from CT
    Messages: 5,226

    Stihl ms251 with an 18" bar
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  4. TuffTurfLawnCare

    TuffTurfLawnCare LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 667

    Husky 357xp 18" bar mostly storm clean up and fire wood when camping. Only use Sthil and Carlton non safety chains (yellow link) in full chisel and semi chisel. More importantly, Labonville full wrap chaps.
  5. Bobbo22

    Bobbo22 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 25

    Realized I never said what I have myself...

    Recently got a Stihl MS211C 16"

    Will use mostly for storm cleanup, some pruning and smaller tree felling - will leave the big work for the tree guys though.
  6. weeze

    weeze LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 12,558

    my dad has a Husqvarna I borrow when needed. I try to avoid tree work of any kind if at all possible. I hate it with a passion.

    of course everyone wants me to pick up all their limbs and crap since the tree companies charge too much money.

    I hate shrubs, bushes, and trees. all they do is create an obstacle you have to mow around and they drop crap on yards like limbs, pinecones, sweetgum balls, nuts, etc. etc. etc.....and they also fall down on top of people's houses during storms or tornados.

    in my opnion a yard shouldn't have a single tree in it. the trees will be fine out there in the woods behind the yard. no need to have them in your yard to make a mess. :laugh:
  7. Bobbo22

    Bobbo22 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 25

    Are you guys using top handles or rear handles most of the time? Since I wasn't climbing, rear seemed the best for me...
  8. GQLL

    GQLL LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 846

    Stihl 066 with 36 inch bar. But my go to saw is a ms 361 with a 20 inch bar.
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  9. Kenb2920

    Kenb2920 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 158

    MS270c - I use it on my 10 acres and occasionally elsewhere. This saw is not used daily by me but I have great confidence in it that it would hold its own in the field.
  10. spydahead

    spydahead LawnSite Member
    Messages: 30

    Husky 55 epa closed port 16,& 18 inch bars
    Husky 372 xpw 20,24, inch bars
    Husky 288 xp completely ported 200psi compression 28,36 inch bars
    Do a lot of tree work:drinkup:

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