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Stihl Chainsaw's Why they are the Only Make I Buy

Updated on February 15, 2015
New Stihl
New Stihl

Stihl Chainsaws


I do not work for Stihl, nor do I make any money off of Stihl and they have never paid me to advertise for them. But I have owned many other makes of Chainsaws over the years and Stilh is the only one that I will Buy. First of all they are one of the leading Small Engine manufactures, and hand held gas powered tool makers In the world. They have a vast variety of tools available. I have owned over the years many of their different gas operated tools and have never had a complaint. Some I have run for ten years and never had serviced. When I own a tool it gets it share of use and abuse. Left in the rain and bounced around in the back of a Pickup truck, Muddy, dropped and almost any kind of abuse that you could think of. I will put it away and in the middle of winter throw some fresh gas in it and it starts right up. Yes I like to buy American tools. But NO one comes near their tools in performance and dependability.

One time in the middle of an ice and snow storm a big tree came down across my driveway. I had to get it removed because I had to go to work early in the morning. I had two chainsaws and my older son was there to help me. We tried the other make because it was newer and bigger. I worked for 30 minutes and it would not start. I went and got my old Stihl, put some fresh gas in it and it fired right up.




Where The old one is R.I.P
Where The old one is R.I.P

The Old Saw


Now I just bought a new one, my old one had a (terminal accident), as I like to call it. I was cutting a tree near my lake and I slipped when the tree started to come down and it fell into the lake and I am still trying to find it. I wonder if it will still start? I don’t really expect that to happen. It drowned, Autopsy Photos Available on Request.

The new one is a great deal. You buy the Saw and a Six pack of Stihl Oil you get a TWO year Unlimited Warranty, all parts and labor. I never use any other make of Oil Mix then the manufactures. Also I always use Medium Grade gas in it. It does not run as good on the cheap gas.

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    • handymanbill profile imageAUTHOR

      Bill 

      4 years ago from western pennsylvania

      Stihl is the only make I buy for Gas Powered tools. They never fail me. Thanks Jodah for the comments

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      John Hansen 

      4 years ago from Queensland Australia

      Good hub Bill. I have a Stihl MS230C that I just bought off a friend. I have own various other chainsaws including McCulloch and Poulan, but they only lasted about two years before giving up. Everyone has been recommending Stihl and I borrowed one once..it was by far better than the others. Started easier, more reliable. I am going to follow you because I made need advice on how to repair or build a lot of stuff in the furture. Voted up.

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