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Offline edwin dirnbeck

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Re: STIHL ELECTRIC START RETROFIT
« Reply #20 on: November 22, 2017, 01:23:24 PM »
A good saw just needs 4-5 pulls when cold and ONE when hot. so in my opinion it's not that bad to start a saw.

Of course i also have thrown a saw away after 20pulls followed by some not so friendly words.  :D :D
I had an 034 that I bought new in 1986 for $335. The pull start FOR ME was like there was a rock caught in the cyclinder when it was the first start of the day.I actually made a bracket on my trailer to hold the saw so that I could pull with both hands.After the saw was warm I could restart normally . Now I am 76 years old and a lot weaker but a lot smarter maybe HA HA.The old German toolmakers that I worked for allways said. Ve get to soon olt und to late schmart. Thank you for the reply Edwin Dirnbeck

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« Reply #21 on: November 25, 2017, 06:46:47 AM »
Put a drill adapter on the flywheel.
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« Reply #22 on: November 25, 2017, 12:27:06 PM »
How would that attach? A socket would spin the nut off.
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« Reply #23 on: November 25, 2017, 06:33:08 PM »
How would that attach? A socket would spin the nut off.

Not when you use one of these...

 

 
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« Reply #24 on: November 26, 2017, 05:51:07 PM »
I ran an electric start saw today. Limbed out two trees with it. A Husqvarna 120i..:)
Husqvarna 365sp/372xpw Blend, 365/Huztl 52mm build (Cyclops),562xp "HTSS", 272XP, 61/272XP, 555, 257, 242, 238, 440e, Homelite 540, S-XL 925, XP-1020A, Super XL (Dad's saw); Jonsered 2094, Three 920's, CS-2172, 49sp, 621; Solo 603; 3 Huztl MS660's (2 54mm and 1 56mm)


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