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Offline Ax-man

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Re: Stihl 015
« Reply #10 on: February 13, 2013, 09:33:17 pm »
Did you see any complete saws ?? Probaly not many. Parts are gettting hard to find for those 015's. They are probaly worth more in parts than a complete saw is worth. Fuel lines are tough to find. A fuel line from a an 025 is rumored to work.

E-bay seems to have more parts than saws these days or at least it seems that way to me. Considering the cost to ship a saw and E-bay 's little seller fee's parts are probaly making more money for some people because their sure seems to be more saw salvage guy's these days.

Offline Al Smith

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Re: Stihl 015
« Reply #11 on: February 14, 2013, 06:48:06 am »
There were some complete ones or mostly intact .Now those 029's I simpley won't waste my time on  even though some could be salvaged .
I'm not saying they are a bad saw it's just there isn't much you can do with a clam shell engine .

Something like the 034 is getting old enough people don't fool with them so that one has some cheap possibilities .

I probabley go through that guys junk about 4 times a year .He thins the herd every so often and takes a truck load of parts to a local vocational school to let the kids fiddle with them .

One of these days I'll find an 066 .It's not if but rather when . ;)

Actually I really need another saw to tinker with about as much as I need another butt hole .If it's cheap though and mostly intact I'll snatch it up .If not no big deal .


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Re: Stihl 015
« Reply #12 on: February 14, 2013, 02:07:22 pm »
An 015 rear handle model was the first small saw I owned. It was well used when I got it, but after replacing a few parts, I used it for several years with a 12" bar and cut quite a bit of wood with the bar buried. It was definitely a backsaver.

 

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