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Re: Poulan quality
« Reply #20 on: February 22, 2014, 04:06:11 pm »
No flaming here.  They're great saws.  I have several XXV series saws, including three S25-CVA's.  My favorite small saw.

She's a little screamer for sure. The Stihlheads don't like it when I prove Pedo-Killer can keep up with their 200Ts.

Yep.  Put a loop of Stihl 63PS chain on it (most guys have never heard of that chain) and you'll really surprise the Stihlheads.  Only aspect where the 200T really has anything on a good running S25-CVA is weight.  If I had to climb trees for a living I'd want a lighter tophandle saw.  My non-AV XXV series saws are a bit lighter than the CVA's too.

Maybe when the current chain is worn out.
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Re: Poulan quality
« Reply #21 on: February 22, 2014, 10:59:37 pm »
Used the poulan for years when I first started climbing. Great saws!

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Re: Poulan quality
« Reply #22 on: March 02, 2014, 06:03:09 pm »
Couldn't help myself !!  Menards had Wild Things on sale, so I bought one. I will put a 16" bar on it then we'll see what we see I guess.

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Re: Poulan quality
« Reply #23 on: March 02, 2014, 06:15:52 pm »
I used a Wild Thing a couple years ago for a few cuts. Surprisingly it performed well as a home owner occasional chainsaw. 18" Tri-Link skip chain and all. Couldn't complain about it. Owner was not a chainsaw person. It was as it came out of the box. He had a dozen of those Tri-Link chains on the wall that he had made dull with it.

I was there to show him how to sharpen his own chains.

And away he went. . . . .

I suppose it was the perfect chainsaw for this guy?
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Re: Poulan quality
« Reply #24 on: March 02, 2014, 06:37:52 pm »
What are your thoughts on running my normal Husqvarna XP synthetic 50:1 mix and not the 40:1 poulan asks for?I do in all of my 2-sroke things , but this being new?

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Re: Poulan quality
« Reply #25 on: March 02, 2014, 06:59:31 pm »
I would run the same mix in all my two strokes
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Re: Poulan quality
« Reply #26 on: March 02, 2014, 07:34:26 pm »
I'm going with that, Thanks.

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Re: Poulan quality
« Reply #27 on: March 02, 2014, 07:46:21 pm »
What are your thoughts on running my normal Husqvarna XP synthetic 50:1 mix and not the 40:1 poulan asks for?I do in all of my 2-sroke things , but this being new?

Those saws do have a tendency to be tuned on the lean side so make sure you can hear it 4 stroking at WOT when not in wood.  We do not want to have your new saw burn up.
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Re: Poulan quality
« Reply #28 on: March 02, 2014, 08:37:34 pm »
Very lean from factory for sure on what I seen in the past.

Should have said something if wanting a wild thing. I had the older 42cc non strato with throttle lock 2375. 1 owner trade in, not use to much from the looks.
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Re: Poulan quality
« Reply #29 on: March 03, 2014, 08:13:04 pm »
Thanks for the heads-up. Sure is nice to have all this experience with just a few clicks on the buttons!!!!

 

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