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Replacing an 026
« on: February 12, 2016, 11:55:43 AM »
I am getting ready to replace my 026 stihl, I am thinking of replacing it with either a 550xp husky or a 555 husky. Can anyone recommend one over the other? It will get used mostly for limbing and brush.I currently have a 357,562,372,390 and a couple of climb saws. My dealer has been great with me over the years so staying with a husky is the plan.   Thanks

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Re: Replacing an 026
« Reply #1 on: February 12, 2016, 02:14:59 PM »
You're running all XP already Don, why be different now with the 555?
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« Reply #2 on: February 12, 2016, 02:34:23 PM »
My dealer runs a 555  himself and speaks highly of it and tells me there have been less issues with the 555 versus the 550xp.

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Re: Replacing an 026
« Reply #3 on: February 12, 2016, 03:52:55 PM »
I've run both and the 550 with the rev boost makes it a different animal altogether.
If you have a good relationship with your dealer already and he's up to date on the AutoTune the extra few $ is money well spent.
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