Farm tools.

 

The right tool for the right job, right?  It was a stretch several years ago, to pick this tool up at a pawn shop, but we did it.  My dad said “you’ll never regret putting the extra money into a better chain saw”.  I dropped it off at one of the best Stihl repair places around, in Duvall, and they tweaked a few things, and rebuilt the diaphragm.  According to them it’s a strong runner, and should give me years of service.

We are a 5-7 chord a year house, and this workhorse is just right.  It’s a touch heaver than the newer models, but with the 30″ bar, I can stand up straight and buck trees without stooping.  Heaven.  I used it to drop two dead standing alders in the chicken yard a day or two ago, and felt compelled to share the little bit of wisdom in having the right tool for what you want to do.

 

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Hope all your winter preps are moving along!

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