Author Topic: Husky 353G heated parts to a 346 case  (Read 206 times)

0 Members and 0 Guests are viewing this topic.

Offline wild262

  • 6 cube
  • ****
  • Posts: 161
  • Karma: 29
Husky 353G heated parts to a 346 case
« on: November 07, 2015, 11:23:26 am »
Have a 353 case that's busted beyond repair.  Was wondering if I could transfer everything to a 346 NE case and make it work?  Far as I can tell the flywheel, wiring, carb. assembly and handlebar all work together as a unit for the heating elements.  Anyone out there ever done this before?  Bob, Niko, what do you guys think?  Sorta like to know for sure before I start tearing down 2 saws.  Many thanks  :)

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter


Offline Cut4fun .

  • Administrator
  • Nitro Hotsaw
  • *******
  • Posts: 22055
  • Karma: 546
  • OHIO REDNECK Saw Repair Getter Done
    • Redneck Chainsaw Repair
Re: Husky 353G heated parts to a 346 case
« Reply #1 on: November 07, 2015, 11:54:07 am »
Only thing different is topend on 353 to 346. So yes.
REDNECK Saw Repair Getter Done

Online jmester

  • Global Moderator
  • Nitro Hotsaw
  • *******
  • Posts: 2055
  • Karma: 157
  • Location: MD
Re: Husky 353G heated parts to a 346 case
« Reply #2 on: November 07, 2015, 03:07:42 pm »
I agree.
FEAR NO TREE. FEAR GOD.

Offline wild262

  • 6 cube
  • ****
  • Posts: 161
  • Karma: 29
Re: Husky 353G heated parts to a 346 case
« Reply #3 on: November 07, 2015, 09:44:30 pm »
OK.      I know what I will be doing tomarrow.  :D With all the treetops down from logging my 60 acres, its going to take all winter cutting them up.   Heated handles may come in handy.   Thanks to all of you.

Offline SawTroll

  • Nitro Hotsaw
  • *******
  • Posts: 1196
  • Karma: 68
  • Information collector
  • Location: Troms, North Norway
Re: Husky 353G heated parts to a 346 case
« Reply #4 on: November 08, 2015, 02:40:30 pm »
OK.      I know what I will be doing tomarrow.  :D With all the treetops down from logging my 60 acres, its going to take all winter cutting them up.   Heated handles may come in handy.   Thanks to all of you.

I don't see any reason that shouldn't work, except the saws were made for a long time, so there is a slight possibility that something is incompatible. I would at least look trough the IPLs covering the time both saws were made.

Offline wild262

  • 6 cube
  • ****
  • Posts: 161
  • Karma: 29
Re: Husky 353G heated parts to a 346 case
« Reply #5 on: November 08, 2015, 08:28:38 pm »
Had to repair fence so I didn't get around to the saws.  Since both are the only 1 yr. apart, don't think it will be a problem.  But I will look just the same.  Thanks Niko.

Offline David Young

  • 5 cube
  • ***
  • Posts: 133
  • Karma: 16
Re: Husky 353G heated parts to a 346 case
« Reply #6 on: November 09, 2015, 08:22:39 am »
did both sides of the case break?

Offline wild262

  • 6 cube
  • ****
  • Posts: 161
  • Karma: 29
Re: Husky 353G heated parts to a 346 case
« Reply #7 on: November 11, 2015, 07:27:32 am »
Yes. A sore subject on how it happened.  Could be welded by a good magnesium welder I guess, or cobbled with JB, but whats the point?  Anyway its fixed now with everything converted over on a NE 346.  Just as good as it was with more power.  My arthritis will appreciate the heated handles. :)  A big thanks to all.

Offline SawTroll

  • Nitro Hotsaw
  • *******
  • Posts: 1196
  • Karma: 68
  • Information collector
  • Location: Troms, North Norway
Re: Husky 353G heated parts to a 346 case
« Reply #8 on: November 11, 2015, 01:07:23 pm »
Yes. A sore subject on how it happened.  Could be welded by a good magnesium welder I guess, or cobbled with JB, but whats the point?  Anyway its fixed now with everything converted over on a NE 346.  Just as good as it was with more power.  My arthritis will appreciate the heated handles. :)  A big thanks to all.

Nice that it went well!  ;D

Btw, where are the pictures?  ;)

Offline wild262

  • 6 cube
  • ****
  • Posts: 161
  • Karma: 29
Re: Husky 353G heated parts to a 346 case
« Reply #9 on: November 12, 2015, 11:53:13 am »
Yes. A sore subject on how it happened.  Could be welded by a good magnesium welder I guess, or cobbled with JB, but whats the point?  Anyway its fixed now with everything converted over on a NE 346.  Just as good as it was with more power.  My arthritis will appreciate the heated handles. :)  A big thanks to all.

Nice that it went well!  ;D

Btw, where are the pictures?  ;)
  Here ya go Sawtroll !  These taken after I got it together the other day.  Pretty straight forward but the wiring was somewhat of a pain around the carb.  I just followed how I took it off mostly.  This will be my workhorse when it gets cold. 
 Sawtroll, do you burn wood over there on the other side?

 

Related Topics

  Subject / Started by Replies Last post
6 Replies
991 Views
Last post February 04, 2012, 07:21:57 pm
by Cut4fun .
2 Replies
322 Views
Last post October 07, 2012, 11:15:38 am
by Cut4fun
3 Replies
239 Views
Last post January 24, 2013, 03:24:46 pm
by Cut4fun
2 Replies
471 Views
Last post February 13, 2013, 06:47:50 am
by Cut4fun .
9 Replies
1886 Views
Last post March 10, 2013, 10:23:17 pm
by 660magnum
6 Replies
380 Views
Last post April 21, 2012, 12:09:45 pm
by rms61moparman
11 Replies
412 Views
Last post January 11, 2015, 09:30:43 pm
by Spike60
3 Replies
149 Views
Last post February 28, 2015, 10:00:10 am
by Cut4fun
660 polished case

Started by jmester « 1 2 3 4 5 » Stihl

45 Replies
526 Views
Last post July 19, 2015, 11:00:54 am
by 3000 FPS
2 Replies
59 Views
Last post July 15, 2016, 05:47:37 pm
by Acel83