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Keep an eye at your local scrap yard. I pass on many 610's unless they are pristeen. If I ever need one that is where I go.
 

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Keep an eye at your local scrap yard. I pass on many 610's unless they are pristeen. If I ever need one that is where I go.


Here the scrap yard, where I take my empty beer and soda cans for saw money, you can take stuff but never buy stuff.
I asked one time to buy a bin of Stihl parts, which I would never use, but some of you guys would and I could trade for something.
Anyways, they acted like I was asking to take their teen age daughter out to the drive in.

WTF!

:(:(:(:ahah::ahah::ahah::(:(:(
 

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Nice looking 272XP you have there!
:bananabat::bananabat::bananabat:

I really like my Mac 610..

Runs great, super easy to start, H Cylinder, great sound...

Have 2 parts saws, hopefully Mac made alot of them, so I can find a few more parts saws.

I am knows to be a strange guy though, my likes and dislikes have always been different than the norm, whatever the hell Normal is.
Thanks. I just had it gone through, new bearings and seals, new ring, woods ported, and some new hardware. Cant wait to break it in.
 

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Counter with a parts 023 and some pocket lint.........

I recognized the number, he's a wheeler dealer from the Detroit area. He thinks he can get Redding prices for all his stuff.

I called him years ago when I was looking for a saw, I forget what it was or the price, but I had to call to see if it was a joke or not, he wasn't joking.....

From what I've seem of his CL adds and talking to him that time, I'm surprised he didn't ask for a running 064 to trade him.
 

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I was just offered a "antique 605 Mac" from a guy on CL and a Homelite XL for $300 each or $175 a piece. Or he's looking for a 064 parts saw if I had one.
My 605 Mac runs about the same as the 610 and with the same power. Strong and dependable. I cannot kill either one.
 

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My 605 Mac runs about the same as the 610 and with the same power. Strong and dependable. I cannot kill either one.


I do not have anything to compare my Mac 610 to, but everytime I want to start her, she starts.

Granted she is no Husky 288XP or 385XP, but she does have a place in my CAD.

:cheers:
 

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I do not have anything to compare my Mac 610 to, but everytime I want to start her, she starts.

Granted she is no Husky 288XP or 385XP, but she does have a place in my CAD.

:cheers:

And thats fine!

Not everyone gets to take the prom queen to the dance.
 

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I do not have anything to compare my Mac 610 to, but everytime I want to start her, she starts.

Granted she is no Husky 288XP or 385XP, but she does have a place in my CAD.

:cheers:
She is also not a Stihl MS361, but she has more power. She is also not a Stihl 046, but she has given me far fewer problems. I think the Stihl 038 was the first Stihl saw that finally outperformed the Mac 610. It only took Stihl about 18 years to do it.
 

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Foe Sale.

McCulloch 605, 610, 6fitty, $250.00 each or all three for $100.00. Your choice, or swap for blowed up Steal or Husky basket cases or NOS Poulan Pro 655BP or 475, 505.

Happy New Year.

Need to put that on CL.
 

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Finally got some shop time.[emoji6] the 610 starts easy and rev's up nice in the shop, I only have a 24" bar and chain at the moment, I have longer bars but need a chain.
Now I need a chunk of wood, hoping to get some this weekend.
 

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Ever notice that the only thing wrong with a Mac 610 is that it might be a little heavy? And, Stihl owners who paid two or three times as much money for the same power do nothing but make fun of them.
 

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You are entitled to your opinion. :bananasplit:

Yep.............and it's the right one.:laughing:

I ain't no Stihl owner..............and there's more wrong with the 610's than the fact that they might be a little heavy. Of course, I wasn't making fun of them in the first place.:smoking:
 
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Amazing how much mileage you can get from a bad saw thread.

As others have noted elsewhere, a lot of people have put up a lot of firewood with a saw they didn't realize had so much wrong with it.

Mark
 

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