Outdoor Power Equipment Forum

  1. Equipment Repair and Operation

    Many different forums about how to operate a certain tool type: i.e. Chainsaws; Cutoff Saws; Blowers; Trimmers; Edgers; Pressure Washers; Snow Blowers; & whatever. Find outdoor power equipment User Manuals here.
    1. Just Chains

      Post any questions or topics about saw chain; types, uses, sharpening, ID-ing them, etc.
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      Latest: How to square file concretegrazer, Jun 27, 2017 at 8:00 PM
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    2. The Repair Shop

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      Latest: New shop, bad owner... Homemade, Jun 27, 2017 at 5:27 PM
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    3. Tools

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      Latest: seen on ebay backhoelover, Jun 27, 2017 at 5:31 PM
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    4. Milling

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      Latest: Band saw mill questions cease232, Jun 27, 2017 at 12:04 PM
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    5. Tree Work Equipment

      This is the spot to post about any treework related equipment such as dozers, tractors, excavators with thumb, bobcat, etc.
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      Latest: Show off your splitter treevet, Jun 11, 2017
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    6. Mowers and More

      Post here about your yard work equipment. Lawn mowers, trimmers, edgers, blowers, etc go right here.
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      Latest: Stihl converted to kombi jake wells, Jun 25, 2017 at 3:10 PM
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    7. Hand Helds

      This is the forum for anything hand held such as: axes, mauls, hand tools, etc.
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      Latest: SHOW ME YOUR AXES Czed, Jun 27, 2017 at 7:17 PM
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    8. Construction

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      Latest: Let's See That Old Iron exSW, Jun 25, 2017 at 4:41 PM
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    9. Manuals

      Find manuals for various specific make and model of outdoor power equipment.
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      Latest: Stihl FS80 AV IPL (Parts List) Anto86, Jun 24, 2017 at 2:32 AM
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    10. Ask the Experts

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  2. General

    General discussions by, for and about outdoor power equipment manufacturers or the ones who use the tools: i.e. Arborists, Tree Services, Artists, Landscapers, Lawn Care Providers, etc.
    1. Events

      Yes, it's more than just chainsaw GTG's - but do NOT add your Event here in this area. USE THE EVENTS TAB in the top navigation menu.
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      Latest: ISLE OF MAN TT RACES nosurprise87, Jun 18, 2017
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    2. Visit My YouTube Channel

      Links to Members' YouTube channels. Find "How To Fix Chainsaws and other Outdoor Power Equipment" and stuff.
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      Latest: BUCKIN' Billy Ray Smith Czed, Jun 17, 2017
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    3. Forestry Community

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      Latest: not so pros dall, Jun 27, 2017 at 8:07 PM
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    4. Our Firewood Forum

      Firewood Matters too. Here you can discuss the classics... Bark side up or down, which has more btu's? Telephone poles or railroad ties?? Best paint color for your Mingo Marker etc.
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      Latest: Firewood Measuring Sticks Philbert, Jun 26, 2017 at 7:51 PM
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    5. Landscapers Community

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      Latest: what equipment do you use? Jughead, Jun 14, 2017
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    6. Aftermarket Spare Parts

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      Latest: stihl 031 AV bushes Fish, Jun 1, 2017
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    7. General Questions

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      Latest: Hydraulic lift - share you suggestions Ethan William, Jun 27, 2017 at 1:50 AM
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    8. Off Topic Area

      Threads like a "Good Morning" thread belong here.... Keep banter off the main pages.
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      Latest: What's For Supper? amberg, Jun 27, 2017 at 7:47 PM
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    9. Outdoor Sports

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    10. SUGGESTION BOX

      It is important to post any suggestions here so that Admin can find them. We likely will NOT see anything posted under other forums here.
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      Latest: Need Avatar?? Just Ask BA. Brush Ape, Mar 31, 2017
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  3. Equipment/Parts Classified Ads (Buy, Sell, Trade)

    Many different forums about buying, selling or trading tool or parts: i.e. Chainsaws; Cutoff Saws; Blowers; Trimmers; Edgers; Pressure Washers; Snow Blowers; mowers, & whatever. Buy at your own risk, these ads have not been screened. Your due diligence is required. NOT FOR COMMERCIAL USE (Click Advertising tab & buy an ad ya cheapskate!).
    1. FREE STUFF!

      Post in here if you are offering some free equipment dot dot dot
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      Latest: Stihl starter handle/ropes RI Chevy, Jun 23, 2017 at 8:14 PM
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    2. Chainsaw Ads

      Free chainsaw classified ads! Advertise what chainsaws/parts for sale or trade you have. NOT FOR COMMERCIAL USE.
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      Latest: MS280 Brand New! - Price Reduced blueberrymuzik, Jun 27, 2017 at 7:56 PM
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    3. Cut Off Saw Ads

      Free classified ads for you to post whatever Cut Off Saws/parts. NOT FOR COMMERCIAL USE.
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      Latest: Homelite Cut off saw Lpbh4l087, Aug 24, 2016
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    4. Other Power Equipment (Not Tools)

      Describe the equipment/parts you need or want to sell, and maybe state your budget and location. NOT FOR COMMERCIAL USE.
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    5. Tools

      Regular Hand/Shop/Mechanics Tools, but not bigger power equipment. NOT For Commercial Use.
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    6. STOLEN

      If your sh** got stolen, post a pic and descrip here. Maybe even add your personal GFY message to the thief.
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      Latest: Stihl 661c & 201t 67L36Driver, Jun 9, 2017
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  4. Outdoor Power Equipment Business Management

    Find forums about different disciplines of managing your Outdoor Power Equipment Business, i.e. Legalities; Accounting; Billing; Marketing; Collections; Shipping/Receiving, & whatever.
    1. Management

      Discussions about outdoor power equipment related business. Startup, insurance, marketing...
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      Latest: going rates nightwolf1974, May 28, 2017
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  5. Business Listings

    advertise OPE related businesses

    Find many different listings categorized by business type: i.e. Stores; Repair Shops; Parts Dealers; Manufacturers; Landscapers; Artists; Tree Climbers; Tree Services; Lawn Services; Wood Cutters; Builders; & whatever.

    1. Chainsaw Biz

      Advertise your business that does any or all of: Chainsaw Porting, Chainsaw Repair and Restoration, Chainsaw Chain Sharpening, Custom Chainsaw Parts, Custom Chainsaw Tools
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    2. Servicing Dealer

      These stores sell outdoor power equipment. This is where you'd buy new tools and equipment.
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    3. Landscapers Directory

      business listings of Landscapers.
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      Latest: Howes Landscaping Jughead, Jan 8, 2016
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    4. Tree Services Directory

      List your Tree Services here so end users can find a Tree Service in their area.
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    5. OPE Marketing

      If you are a marketer who helps Outdoor Power Equipment related businesses, let 'em know in here.
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      Latest: Graphics and all things printed CoreyB, Jul 16, 2016
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    6. As Seen On

      These are places where a link, review, or a mention about this OPEforum exists.