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Went to Indiana and bought a saw

Guido Salvage

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After destroying the Homelite 540 I bought new in '91, I have been on the lookout for one. While searching the Louisville Craigslist earlier in the week I happened across an ad that simply read "Homelite Chainsaw". I had bypassed it the prior week and decided to take a look. Lo and behold all 88 cc's of a 540 were staring me in the eye.

Long story short, I took a ride to Southern Indiana this morning to pick it up. While the seller owns a small engine shop, this was his personal saw he bought new following a tornado. I carried him a junk Mac 610 to fave as he needed a coil for a customer's saw.

A few crappy pictures from my phone:





 
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He has like 500 saws and moved one and the 540 toppled off the top of the pyramid. Or something like that. :D
 

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It was on the top shelf of a Durham rolling cart...



I moved it and hit a bit of rough concrete and it fell off handle first...



This is the remains of the handle as well as the chunk out of the filter cover.



Bought the saw new in 1991 and hadn't run three tanks of fuel through it. Here it is prior to the accident:

 
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