|Bar Length:||20 in.|
|Chain Gauge:||0.050 in.|
|Chain Pitch:||3/8 in.|
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After looking at similar 20" saws by other makers such as Poulan and Remington, I decided to spend the extra $100-125 for this unit. It started the first time as advertised and is a solid unit. I spent a couple of hours cutting up some fallen timber for firewood and it did not miss a beat, and there is plenty more wood waiting for it. It started on the third pull after I stopped several times to replenish chain oil and fuel. Part of the reason I bought this saw is because of the quality of the Hitachi leaf blower I bought a couple of years ago. It starts almost immediately, has great power and has been a reliable performer on my wooded lot. You cannot go wrong buying this saw.
i use it around the house trees branches i find it easy to pull start being that i have a bad shoulder that says a lot it goes through the hardest tree i had with no problem saw is all good so far the warranty is great only problem the warranty shops are few and far away with tolls being so high it could cost you quite a bit................the saw gets a 5 with the warranty shops so far away for chainsaws you have to think about that i give it a 4 (the rest of there products have warranty shops all over the place) my total score is 4
I gave it 4 stars not 5 because I only used it once so far so durability has not been tested but if it dose last then it will deserve that fifth star.
Powerful engine, cut great but had problems with chain brake. Easy and efficient exchange and replacement has been great. Tyler Tool was great to work with.
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Q:Wondering what the part numbers are of the 18" bar and corresponding chain that would fit this saw?
A:The model number for the 18" chain is 668-7284 and the 18" bar is 669-6982.
Q:can you get a carrying case for this saw? If so, what make and model number and where you can purchase this item.
A:We do not stock a carrying case for this saw. You can contact Hitachi directly and they will be able to assist you. Their phone number is 800-706-7337.
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