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Need true chain/bar size for my husqvarna Model 254 chainsaw

This saw runs sluggishly when in hard timber. Not sure the size bar/chain are original. What is recommended?

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  • lfoster01 May 11, 2010

    Can you supply the model number, have you tried a full chisel type chain for hardwood?

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Maximum bar size of 20" but would recommend 18", if it is running sluggish, check compression, if low replace the piston, if it is 135psi or more then make sure the airfilter is clean and then tune the carb and make sure you get good revs and throttle response throughout the rev range, use the typical carb adjustments from the owners manual from the Husky web site. This is a 5hp saw and is capable of cutting some big lumps of hardwood so no excuses on the power front

Posted on Mar 16, 2009

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