Which Brand ChainSaw?

Discussion in 'Industry Surveys & Polls' started by blake101, Apr 30, 2011.


Which Brand Chainsaw?

  1. Stihl

  2. Husqvarna

  1. castlerockmo

    castlerockmo LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 867

    I'm a Husqvarana fan but you can't go wrong with either one.
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    STIHL GUY LawnSite Fanatic
    from CT
    Messages: 5,226

    i use stihl as well. just make sure that whatever you buy you have some good dealer support to back you up
  3. ochosdaddy

    ochosdaddy LawnSite Member
    Messages: 222

    I have a near-new Husqvarna on the shelf I never use mainly because my older Shindaiwa never lets me down. ;)
  4. iluvpizza

    iluvpizza LawnSite Member
    Messages: 15

    I have few stihl products they're good tools. Out of 10 stihl engines I've only had a problem with one. I bought it new it new in 1998 the model farmboss 290. After 12 years it lost compression. It was cheaper to buy a new one. For what it's worth I abused that saw. On the other hand I have a stihl from the 1970's that stihl runs great! Like that little pun.. I always wanted to buy a husqvarna, but they do not have the dealer/parts availabilty that the stihl has in my area. I've had a couple saws that have sat for 2 years and as long as I put new gas in it they start in 2 pulls.
    Last edited: Jun 10, 2011

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