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Re: Hot MS 261
« Reply #41 on: March 22, 2011, 04:21:26 pm »
I have no need for a Picco rim but the kid at the parts counter a few yrs back gave me the mini spline 8T by mistake and I never bothered taking it back.
From seeing how the standard 3/8 larger drive links hang up on the Picco after about the 4th drive link wrapped around the rim I saw no fit there. But then I may be just a little fussy. Wearing in that big chain on that rim after a couple of seconds WOT probably would work out just fine for the short term. I got both my Husky 338XPT and Stihl MS200T converted over to .325 Oregon 20LPX and I love it that way.

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Re: Hot MS 261
« Reply #42 on: March 22, 2011, 04:34:16 pm »
When I tried picco chain or rims, they only had to run for 4 seconds at a time.

Picco would be useless for my work. Too slow and not strong enough.

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Re: Hot MS 261
« Reply #43 on: March 23, 2011, 07:39:19 am »
When I tried picco chain or rims, they only had to run for 4 seconds at a time.

Picco would be useless for my work. Too slow and not strong enough.
I agree, thats why I converted my little top handles over to .325 chisel. Now I have a "real work chain". Saws handle it real nice and cut faster plus a longer life cutter.
 But then talking to other fellas they figure the little consumer grade Picco is the best thing since sliced bread.

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Re: Hot MS 261
« Reply #44 on: April 01, 2011, 07:54:45 pm »
Got the new oil pump today. Will know how it works Monday. Have to look at a woodlot tomorrow.

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Re: Hot MS 261
« Reply #45 on: April 18, 2011, 07:28:38 pm »
Oils like it should now. Almost empty when the gas runs out. Running a 15" 3/8 setup.

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Re: Hot MS 261
« Reply #46 on: April 18, 2011, 08:39:26 pm »
how many drivers? what bar...
may have one soon, worked over...hard

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Re: Hot MS 261
« Reply #47 on: April 18, 2011, 08:42:29 pm »
Oregon ProLite, 56 links.

Stock or ported you will like it.

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Re: Hot MS 261
« Reply #48 on: April 19, 2011, 05:06:12 pm »
Pic of the bar

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Re: Hot MS 261
« Reply #49 on: April 26, 2011, 02:03:50 pm »
Got tired of waiting for the adjustment screwdriver from the dealer. Took the limiter tab off the 261, put a slot in the jet for a regular screwdriver. Plug was grey to white at full rich (14,400). Set now at 13,800. Nice torque increase.

Got to put a 254 Husky together, think the 261 is stronger.