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History of Chain
Felling trees with one and two man saws supplemented with axes was the tree
cutting technology used until the 19th century. Steam, electric and internal
combustion engines were all adapted to a variety of tools to make woodcutting
easier and more efficient.
The tools evolved and by the 1930's a saw that we
would recognize as a chain saw
was developed in Germany. Chain saws
evolved from two man units to lighter weight, one-man operable units. Die cast
aluminum and magnesium components further reduced weight and more powerful
direct drive engines speeded cutting in conjunction with development of the
"chipper" type chain still in use today.
The Solo Story
In late 1940's and early 1950's Solo became a leader in small engine
products for tilling, spraying, pumping and sawing. Innovative lightweight,
direct drive power saws with single and twin cylinder engines led the industry.
Today Solo produces a complete family of chain
saws ranging from small homeowner, do it yourselfer models, through a
full mid-size line up ideal individuals with bigger jobs like cutting firewood,
lot clearing or orchard work. Professional saws in the line meet every need from
trimming fruit trees, arborist work, to thinning operations and on up to felling
Solo makes a saw that's right for you.
How to choose a chain saw? Among
the consideration are:
All Solo chain saws are equipped
with safety devices, which meet the American National Standards Institute…ANSI
B 175 Standard. Emissions are carefully controlled meeting both state and
Reduces kickback chain, chain brakes, chain catchers, vibration isolation, large
mufflers, fully adjustable oilers and ergonomically product design are things to
look for when choosing a saw.
Ease of starting is enhanced with electronic ignition systems that automatically
Retard and advance spark. Compression releases on model 636, 645 and 650 make
cranking easier by releasing compression during the starting phase.
Power to weight and fuel consumption ratios on Solo chain
saws is excellent. Starting with weight under ten pounds supplying 2 hp
and on up 7 hp for large professional saws. Each unit designed and built to
accommodate its recommended length. Outstanding power is provided and smoothed
by an integral vibration isolation system. Super fuel economy is achieved with
Solo "four transfer port" technology.
Cutting length bears and chains are available from 14" to 43"
according to saw configuration and need. Saws can generally fell trees double
their cutting capacity. Among other things you should consider is your height
when choosing a chain saw. Longer
bar length reduces the amount of bending needed. Remember most bucking and
limbing is done with the tree on the ground, no upright hence the need to bend.
You can expect a midrange Solo with 18" bar and chain to cut through 1
12"oak log in ____.
Satisfaction is our goal and we know that the safety, ergonomic, outstanding
power, comfort and economy built into Solo products will, not, only satisfy you,
but also, make you pleased enough to recommend our products to others. 1100
dealers offer nationwide support. Solo your best choice of all around
performance and satisfaction!
Solo chain saws are mid range in
price and offer great value for your money. Each chain
saw has a Consumer and Commercial warranty of 2 years.
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