Written on: 26/09/2005 by wardjj (1 review written)
I've used my Stihl MS 440 for about two years. It is a nice saw but mine has a serious problem with the chain jumping off the bar. I've brought it to the dealer but he does not know what to do about it. I've owned 2 other saws and have never had this problem. If the chain gets loose at all it will jump the bar and usually hits you in the leg. The chain is always chewed up or ruined in the process. I now keep a very close eye on the chain and tighten it after just a few logs.
Recently the gas... (read more)
Written on: 02/05/2005 by edd hammond (1 review written)
The Stihl MS 440 18 chainsaw has recently replaced my 14" husqvarna which had begun to become weak and tiresome. This model from stihl is very strong and powerful but at the same time is agile.
When I came to buy it I saw some professional tree surgeons and this is the model that they adopt for everyday use (they use a 25" bar)
I recomend the new chain because after some heavier use my chain was becoming tro feel laboured with larger logs so I purchased a rapid duro special blade and it... (read more)