Hello, my name is Travis. I am addicted to saws.......

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  1. DexterDay

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    I'm still learning..... And still Lookin ;)

    There is a 371XP in my area that has been rebuilt with all OEM 372 parts (P&C).... I dont need another Saw... But!!!
     

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    Buy it, Buy it, come on Dex you know you want to. It's a Husky, you can even get that one dirty. A C
     
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    880 is one big saw with too much vibration. If you are built like Hulk Hogan, go for it. O/w get the 064 or an 066/660. I can manage my 066, but it is not my go to saw. I sold my 460 in favor of my 044 w/ a DP muffler. I rarely need more than a 28 inch bar on the 044 for cutting or dropping trees any more, but I had to buck up some 42 inch oak this summer, and out came the 066 with its new oil pump. That tree is now a cord of split wood for next year's fires. I get no dis running that saw.
     
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    All kinds of ways to do it..... some just look nicer than others. The important part is getting another hole the size of the standard one and retuning. I like the defelector method because I don't weld.
     
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    I'm thinking of opening up the factory hole. I can't get another hole on the left side of the muffler as the chain brake handle plastic is too close and covers up the muffler on that side. I think I saw a pic of one with 3 smaller holes right on the face of the muffler cover without a deflector. Don't know if I like that route though.

    For me it's a saw. Function over form on this one so I'm not too worried about what it will look like.
     
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    Is that the one in North Ridgeville for 400, It looks very clean.
     
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    Yes hahaha I've been watching it too........ must resist ;hm
     
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    Yeah. Been rebuilt with 372 parts. The guy wont budge much. He said he wasn't coming down because there were other interested parties. Well he emailed me and asked if I was still interested??

    I asked if everyone had already had there chance to look... No one showed :)

    So I am going to email him tomorrow and ask if he is willing to entertain another "Offer". :)

    It does Look very clean. He said it is a 96/97 model. So it has a few yrs on the overall body (AV, oiler, levers, bearings, etc). But the carb was rebuilt and had new gas/purge lines when it was rebuilt.

    Seems worth it. Prob gonna stop Friday after work... If he still has it ;)

    I have contact info if y'all want it.. (I want the saw, but dont NEED another) :) For the right price though??
     
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    Hey Dex let me know how it runs when you get it home:)
     
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