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9/22/2017 12:11:25 AM
Posted: 8/10/2005 2:08:04 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 8/10/2005 2:11:35 PM EDT by Lurch]
Andreas Stihl - Father of the Modern Chainsaw

In 1926, German mechanical engineer, Andreas Stihl patented the "Cutoff Chain Saw for Electric Power". Born in 1896, Andreas Stihl founded a company that manufactured steam boiler prefiring systems in Stuttgart, Germany. In 1929, Stihl patented the first gasoline-powered chainsaw called the tree-felling machine. These were the first successful patents for hand-held mobile chainsaws designed for woodcutting. Andreas Stihl is most frequently credited as being the inventor of the mobile and motorized chainsaw. He invented what we today recognize as being the modern chainsaw.

Pics of my day yesterday, spent 8 hours slicing up new firewood. Straight line winds, 80-100 MPH across the North side of Mille Lacs, in Central MN.

Here's the 3000# pontoon/lift.

Link Posted: 8/10/2005 2:13:34 PM EDT
thats awsome!

however i always thought the roots went deeper than that.
Link Posted: 8/10/2005 2:25:08 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Triumph955i:
thats awsome!

however i always thought the roots went deeper than that.

Depends on the tree
Link Posted: 8/10/2005 2:28:38 PM EDT
Proud MS 361 owner! not to mention all kinds of Stihl yard tools (brushcutter, line trimmer, back pack blower, hand blower, edger). Stihl rocks!
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