Getting a new saw for this year

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Dairyman

Minister of Fire
Nov 15, 2011
662
Southwest MO
I guess I'm not very nostalgic! I do appreciate their history but I don't need to muck about running them any more now that the new stuff is so much better.

I'm just thankful the Mrs doesn't see it that way. ;lol
 

salecker

Minister of Fire
Aug 22, 2010
1,534
Northern Canada
I guess I'm not very nostalgic! I do appreciate their history but I don't need to muck about running them any more now that the new stuff is so much better.
You should make up your mind...
You are running a 20 yr old saw with old technology.The new saws are better and come with computers to tune the saw to keep it running in tune and efficiently ,plus new anti vibe that is better than 20 yr old rubber.
The way you talk about your 026 makes you sound very nostalgic,no it isn't the best saw ever made and i can say that because i have 6 or so.
 

WoodyIsGoody

Minister of Fire
Jan 16, 2017
1,437
Pacific NW Washington
You should make up your mind...
You are running a 20 yr old saw with old technology.The new saws are better and come with computers to tune the saw to keep it running in tune and efficiently ,plus new anti vibe that is better than 20 yr old rubber.
The way you talk about your 026 makes you sound very nostalgic,no it isn't the best saw ever made and i can say that because i have 6 or so.

No, I'm running a saw less than a year old with a computer chip to adjust choke/fuel mixture. It's a Stihl MS 261 C-M. Yes, it's better than saws from 20 years ago.