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Old 01-02-2010, 08:41 PM   #1
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My wife was as excited about this purchase as I was so I had to share it with someone!

Since my old one(25-30 years old) finally stopped I needed a new weapon against a possible zombie attack. I think this should work...

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You have to test your weapon right? Make sure it's reliable. Here is the results of it's first outing.

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18" bar, the bigger tree I downed today was 16-17" at the base and this thing cut right thru it. I knew the saw I was old but I'm surprised at how much less I'm working to cut things. I was debating between this model and one a bit larger but I think this one will do everything I need it to.

NOTE: I IN NO WAY SUGGEST USING A CHAINSAW AS A WEAPON!!!

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Gotta love a Stihl they are the best saws on the planet. I am sure you wouldn't need to sharpen the chain until you killed at least 500 or more zombies.

That MS250 is a great saw lots of power and torque in a light easy to handle package.

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My wife was as excited about this purchase as I was so I had to share it with someone!

Since my old one(25-30 years old) finally stopped I needed a new weapon against a possible zombie attack. I think this should work...

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You have to test your weapon right? Make sure it's reliable. Here is the results of it's first outing.

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18" bar, the bigger tree I downed today was 16-17" at the base and this thing cut right thru it. I knew the saw I was old but I'm surprised at how much less I'm working to cut things. I was debating between this model and one a bit larger but I think this one will do everything I need it to.

NOTE: I IN NO WAY SUGGEST USING A CHAINSAW AS A WEAPON!!!
When dicing zombies... you don't need chain oil!


BTW: You can drop off the firewood at my house!
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IMHO, Stihl is one of the best, if not the best chainsaw out there.

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Where I live, there is one paved road in and out, lined with large trees on both sides. I have been meaning to get a good saw for about a year now.

We had a professional tree dropper who lived in the neighborhood. The one time we were blocked in due to a wind storm, he had the road cleared in about an hour and a half. Then he moved and took all his great toys with him.

That is a good looking saw and doing a quick Googling I can see that would totally fit both my budget and my needs.

Thanks for the info Spitty.

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JD, I think you'd be happy with it. I was originally looking at the MS270 or 280 but after going to the local dealer I discovered they are the same price as the MS310 and basically the same size. After handling the 310 I found it to be more saw then I wanted to handle while cutting up smaller stuff but the 250 didn't bother me. If it keeps cutting like it did yesterday, I'll be happy.

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Spitty why didn't you get the manly saw? The MS 880 MAGNUM. 121.6 cc of German engineered Zombie hackin tree eatin man power it takes up to a 59" bar man with that you can cut through at least 4 zombies pressed back to front.

Chain Saws - STIHL MS 880 Magnum™ Chain Saw - Professional Use - STIHL USA


I bought an Echo for the HOA and I like it as well. It is a good say and on any day it takes 2 pulls to get it started no matter how cold or warm it is.

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Spitty why didn't you get the manly saw? The MS 880 MAGNUM. 121.6 cc of German engineered Zombie hackin tree eatin man power it takes up to a 59" bar man with that you can cut through at least 4 zombies pressed back to front.

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I bought an Echo for the HOA and I like it as well. It is a good say and on any day it takes 2 pulls to get it started no matter how cold or warm it is.
I needed something the wife could handle as well so I had to compromise.
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I needed something the wife could handle as well so I had to compromise.
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I have been eyeballing that very same saw,just need to dust off the wallet and buy it.

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