Willard Holmen commented on the post, Stihl MS 500i – Test of the first chainsaw with fuel injection 11 months, 1 week ago
We have to remember that fuel injected chainsaw
development goes all the way back to 1949 at Rasmus Wiig’s small Oslo factory “Norsk Sagbladd Fabrikk” with his 8.5kg semi diesel Comet Model A chainsaw.
Willard Holmen commented on the post, Stihl MS 500i – Test of the first chainsaw with fuel injection 11 months, 2 weeks ago
Very nice video guys, very impressive saw.
So with 20 tanks run through the 500i which is roughly three 7 hour logging days…the video shows how dirty it was cutting spruce.
Of course spruce or other softwood is messy with sap and lots of dust and after 3 straight days without cleaning maintenance it will be very dirty.
But normally a logger…[Read more]
Very nice well done video. The aerial drone shot was great!
First faller with the 462 needed to do some work on his chain. It was sharp enough but just needed better depth gauge or cutter side plate settings.
The second tree felled by what looks like a pro who cuts wood daily for a living was smooth operating the 462, used his helmet screen…[Read more]
Hello my name is Willard Holmen from the Boreal (Taiga) forest in Manitoba Canada.
Thank You for letting me join your informative forum.
My Grandfather’s farm named Florholmen on the Stjordalselva in Norge is still occupied by our relatives. My Grandfather immigrated to Canada in 1905.My Grandmother is from Moa near Andalsnes.
I have great…[Read more]