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Paul Bunyan chain saw
« on: February 08, 2019, 07:07:49 PM »
Stumbled on to this little guy today,  Anyone have an idea of year and what it might be worth these days. 
I haven't bought it yet, would like to know more about it. I will just hang it on the wall .


 

 

 

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Re: Paul Bunyan chain saw
« Reply #1 on: February 08, 2019, 09:55:13 PM »
Never seen one like it. I suspect an O&R engine
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Re: Paul Bunyan chain saw
« Reply #2 on: February 08, 2019, 11:39:22 PM »
Whats  O&R  ?

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Re: Paul Bunyan chain saw
« Reply #3 on: February 09, 2019, 12:45:56 AM »
Does any of the writing on the left side provide any clues? It is to small for me to read. The color suggests, maybe Husky of some sort. Just a stab.
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Re: Paul Bunyan chain saw
« Reply #4 on: February 09, 2019, 08:57:51 AM »
I did some searching last night, and "paul bunyan" is a difficult search term regarding chainsaws. You might want to try "chip-a-saw". Looks like the same saw with a different sticker, but still not a lot of info.

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Re: Paul Bunyan chain saw
« Reply #5 on: February 09, 2019, 10:05:55 AM »
Never seen one like it. I suspect an O&R engine
Correct, Ohlsson and Rice engine.
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Re: Paul Bunyan chain saw
« Reply #6 on: February 11, 2019, 09:16:11 AM »
Ok thanks everyone for the help, I brought it home yesterday so I'm the new custodian now.

It is missing the starter pull rope knob.  It is supposed to look like a round rubber ball like this one in the picture I found on the WWW.    
Would any of you guys happen to have one I could buy?



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Re: Paul Bunyan chain saw
« Reply #7 on: February 11, 2019, 10:26:00 AM »
I think I recognize that engine, what is it on? My dad had one on a cute little generator, and as I recall, it had the same handle shown here. If this is the one I am thinking of, when looking at this photo, if you looked at it from the right side, you would see a flat (thin) aluminum plate that made the final closure on that die cast gas tank. He had leaking problems at that seal he never really could solve.  Cute little thing, ran like a bandit.
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