Author Topic: Husky 575XP vs Husky 288XP Which one would you have in your CAD Stable  (Read 463 times)

0 Members and 0 Guests are viewing this topic.

Offline Cat-Face Timber

  • 4 cube
  • **
  • Posts: 70
  • Karma: 9
Thank you Spike60
MIGHTY HUSKY 235
BESTEST SAW EVER!

Online srcarr52

  • 6 cube
  • ****
  • Posts: 288
  • Karma: 93
  • Location: IA
I wouldn't keep the 575. The 575/6 platform was a bit of a flop from Husqvarna, it was originally supposed to replace the 372 but they never could get the consumers to jump on board. In the end they made updates to the 372 platform. 

The 288 is a different story. It was known as the best of that platform and you'd have to pry them out of the cold, dead hands people who still use them everyday. This is probably why they are still produced in Brazil, I'm sure they have great demand and a large profit margin as they are a pretty simple design. 
Like Like x 1 View List

Offline Cut4fun .

  • Administrator
  • Nitro Hotsaw
  • *******
  • Posts: 22191
  • Karma: 560
  • OHIO REDNECK Saw Repair Getter Done
    • Redneck Chainsaw Repair
Cool because it sure as heck wouldnt have made any since in my weeeee mind. Thanks Spike
REDNECK Saw Repair Getter Done

Offline Cat-Face Timber

  • 4 cube
  • **
  • Posts: 70
  • Karma: 9
Thanks to all that replied..

I had a chance to trade my 288XP for a 575Xp.

I think I will keep my 288XP.

MIGHTY HUSKY 235
BESTEST SAW EVER!

Offline Eccentric

  • Moderator
  • Nitro Hotsaw
  • *******
  • Posts: 2111
  • Karma: 217
  • Magnesium and Iron.
  • Location: Northern California.
Thanks to all that replied..

I had a chance to trade my 288XP for a 575Xp.

I think I will keep my 288XP.



Good decision.  Mike and Bob hit it on the head.  The 575/576 is a newer model than the 288, but it's a 'transitional' saw and will be an orphan whenever the 572AT (or whatever it ends up being called) is released.  Parts will be available for the mighty 288XP for a long time to come.   I doubt I'll ever own a 575/576 (I have ran a few), but I'll probably be buried with my 288XP (and it doesn't sit around on a shelf just waiting for the next GTG). 8)
-Aaron

For older saws:
Tune the H side so that it 4-strokes (burbles) at WOT unloaded and just cleans up when under load.
When you lift cutting load, the saw should immediately revert to 4-stroking.  Fine tune the transition point for the wood you're cutting.

Offline Bluegill

  • 5 cube
  • ***
  • Posts: 141
  • Karma: 22
I'd also keep the 288.

 

Related Topics

  Subject / Started by Replies Last post
5 Replies
1021 Views
Last post July 04, 2012, 05:29:50 pm
by SawTroll
55 Husky

Started by mburns « 1 2 3 4 5 » Husqvarna

47 Replies
1792 Views
Last post February 17, 2013, 06:44:08 pm
by Jim_I
husky 254

Started by brokenbudget « 1 2 3 » Husqvarna

28 Replies
919 Views
Last post April 30, 2013, 12:08:04 pm
by SawTroll
husky 55 help

Started by mrbb « 1 2 » Husqvarna

15 Replies
646 Views
Last post July 29, 2013, 07:59:33 am
by mrbb
husky 55

Started by mrbb « 1 2 » Husqvarna

17 Replies
549 Views
Last post September 08, 2013, 10:58:32 pm
by mrbb
6 Replies
293 Views
Last post September 23, 2013, 06:41:51 pm
by Old Iron Logging
3 Replies
263 Views
Last post August 01, 2014, 09:30:09 am
by hadji
8 Replies
496 Views
Last post August 29, 2014, 11:18:29 am
by alex matthew
3 Replies
376 Views
Last post August 30, 2014, 09:00:06 am
by Cut4fun
1 Replies
102 Views
Last post March 10, 2015, 08:41:58 am
by Jason K