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288 husky
« on: February 12, 2005, 02:16:14 PM »
does anyone here still run a 288 Lite

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Re: 288 husky
« Reply #1 on: February 12, 2005, 05:23:22 PM »
I've got one with the seals blowed out......so I wouldn't exactly say I "run it".    Actually, I got very little work out of the 288 before it crapped out.

I liked the saw, but the mounting system was for the birds.  Had a mount like a coil spring from a 78 Dodge 3/4 ton pickup.  Swear I could feel the piston moving up & down. 

More power than a 372 for cutting woods like hard maple & white oak, but not as heavy as the 394 to drag through the woods all day.

385 is a huge improvement.

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Re: 288 husky
« Reply #2 on: February 12, 2005, 06:30:56 PM »
i dont no if i agree with ya there on the 385. my pap has three and i like the 288s better than all of them. they are good saws but for me personally the wore out 288 works better for me but hey what ever work right....

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