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Offline bill saf

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Re: Husqvarna 41 oil tank leak
« Reply #10 on: June 05, 2017, 01:12:45 pm »
I have a 41 here and I had the same thing happen so the tank.
Used 41 crankcase

is on the saw I have and the saw is handy for a limbing saw even if its a poulan in pumkin with a gray top. for what it cost me was the parts may be $35.00 I like cheap saws when I can find them and dont coast mush to get running again.
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Re: Husqvarna 41 oil tank leak
« Reply #11 on: June 08, 2017, 12:33:19 pm »
Thanks for your feedback, bill. The smaller model Husqvarna saws of that series and era seem to share the "cra cked tank" syndrome from what I've found. I found the "soldering-iron weld" repair posted recently by brokenbudget to be rather intriguing, and I think I'll try that particular one next (after gardening season is over, lol!) rather than attempt another one of failed "glue" repairs. I don't really care how the finished repair seam looks--I just want it to be a successful one so that the saw is functional again. I have cut an absolute TON of wood over the  years with it--quite a few large, standing dead oaks and hickories that approached 30+ inches in girth. For such a relatively small and inexpensive saw, it has been a heck of a worker that deserves a better fate than being junked out because of a cra cked plastic oil tank.

I quite agree with you on liking "cheap saws," bill, particularly since I'm not a materially well-off man myself. And some of the "cheap" saws I've had in the past--an old beaten-up Homelite XL and Poulan Pro in particular--have outlived and possibly out-worked my neighbor's high-end Dolmar model(s). Plus, cheap saws also make good wheel-scotchers for an old truck with a weak pressure plate / clutch when parked on a hillside....


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