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Indian Chainsaw any Collector Value?


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Old 03-11-2018, 01:33:45 AM
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Default Indian Chainsaw any Collector Value?

I have an Indian chainsaw that runs and cuts well but is missing the pull starter and the piece of exhaust pipe that bolts to the motor. someone replaced the bar before I got the saw but the guy I bought it from gave me the original bar also (no chain for the original bar though)

The pull rope rewind aparatus is missing but the saw starts easily by winding a rope around the starter cup. Cannot find any markings as to fuel mix ratio so I have always ran it on 30wt oil 16.1 mix ratio.

I have used it to cut firewood all winter with no problems. It weighs a lot but aside from missing a few non-critical parts and having an aftermarket bar installed it is otherwise in great shape and would be easy to restore.

I can post pics of it tomorrow and maybe even a video showing that it runs and cuts if that would be helpful. It is very loud so it would probably be hard to hear me talking once I get it started, (not to mention the quiet Honda EZ5000 generator running in the background)
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$500. It is rare but not valuable.
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Pictures we would like to see.
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https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/rW...hsLVz2bXc=s114

Trying to send pic, I'm working on it. Can anybody help?

Does it look like this one?

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Trying the Indian Chainsaw pic again
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working on it. trying to copy pics from my phone to pc for upload

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https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/rW...hsLVz2bXc=s114

Trying to send pic, I'm working on it. Can anybody help?

Does it look like this one?

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no its a lot bigger than that
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Here's some pics
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I just ran it this morning to cut up a couple oak logs, so the oil in the pics couldn't be helped. the manual oiler works really well and holds a bit of pressure after use causing it to slobber oil through the chain for a bit.

fuel mix I use is 100LL (completely ethanol free) and 30wt non detergent oil, 16.1 mix. 8oz oil per gallon of fuel.
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I would suggest a much more conservative valuation of $50-75 and that is on a good day.
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yeah I figured it wasn't worth a whole lot being missing a few parts.Just wanted to be sure as I plan on selling it to buy more old iron.
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