250 vs 028

Post in 'The Gear' started by Danno77, Dec 5, 2009.

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  1. Danno77

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    i was just using dad's 250. has 16"bar and new safety chain. why does his saw feel so much weaker than my 028 with 18"bar and safety chain. if i had to put a number to it, i'd say my 028 is 15 to 25% stronger.

    both saws seem to run well.

    also, does anyone know (off the top of their head) whether my old 18" bar will fit dad's saw?
     
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    I think the 250 45cc and the 028 is 50cc and less restion on the muffler your guess would be right on...
     
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    I'm blanking now, but i thought the 250 was 45 point something ccs and the 028 was 47, and that's why i figured they'd be closer in power.
     
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    The 250 is 45.4 cc's 3 hp 10#'s
    The 280 is 54.7 cc's 3.6 hp 11.7#'s
     
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    i have the 028 WB just dbl checked specs over at arboristsite and the plain jane 028 AV / WB has the smallest bore and 47cc... I think the supers have the specs you posted....
     
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