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Jonsered ?
« on: December 19, 2015, 10:44:09 am »
Never seen these before. Owner says jonsered. Who made these and what model number if known?
I just cant believe these are jonsereds made.

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Re: Jonsered ?
« Reply #1 on: December 19, 2015, 11:27:49 am »
I think they were made by Frontier. It seems like several companies had these with a different name on them. I think the Jonsered was a 361.

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« Reply #2 on: December 19, 2015, 12:04:46 pm »
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Re: Jonsered ?
« Reply #3 on: January 17, 2016, 10:21:51 pm »
I believe that some were badged as Pioneer P 10 & P 12.      I had a P 12 for a bunch of years and it was a great trouble free saw.  Frontier did make them.

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Re: Jonsered ?
« Reply #4 on: January 18, 2016, 01:02:42 pm »
I have the Husky 35 version. They were made in British Columbia by Trail Manufacturing which later became Quadra before being taken over by Emab. A very simple, unit a local chap was using the engine in RC aircraft. He said they had an excellent power to weight ratio and was the only one sufficiently reliable.  Mine has a chain brake so is much later than yours.
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Re: Jonsered ?
« Reply #5 on: November 07, 2016, 04:39:08 pm »
rburg is correct,they were made by Fontier,annd were sold under many names and different colors. They are actually a very simple but powerful and reliable saw,worth fixing.

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Re: Jonsered ?
« Reply #6 on: November 23, 2016, 04:47:43 pm »
As I know the story, it is RoyM that is most right regarding the full story of the production of that saw "family" - but Frontier may well have been the brand name that the Trail Manufacturing company themselves used for sales (the saws were sold under many chainsaw brand names, as well as a lot of brand names not usually associated with chainsaws).

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Re: Jonsered ?
« Reply #7 on: November 24, 2016, 10:29:54 pm »
That is correct. The first shop I worked at sold the Frontier version, we couldn't keep them on the shelf. Very successful, almost everybody had a version of it. Efco built a similar design which showed up on the west coast as a Skil and I believe Danarm.
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