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Re: Poulan 5400 8500 5200
« Reply #20 on: September 15, 2013, 08:00:19 pm »
That Echo's been 'warmed over'?  Well that makes it easier to understand how it could possibly beat a 5200 or P-60.  Those are both strong saws.

 Tightened squish and muffler modded. Stock porting raised back up and cleaned up.

That the 8000 that's in your classifieds ad?  Does it have a comp release?  I may know somebody who'd be interested in it.  They're insisting on a comp release however.  They won't go near my non-decomp 288XP.:D
-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.
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