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346NE vs 254XP vs 55CP...Sibling Rivalry. Results are in!!!!

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  1. XP_Slinger

    XP_Slinger I like saws...sometimes

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    So I’ve been back and forth with Joe on this just for fun. The more I talk smack the more I think my 254 will take his NE 346’s lunch money. Both saws are bone stock running the same length bar and .325 chain. Now, I respect the 346 for the badass that it is, but in stock form I think the 254 has a broader power band and will cut better with the bar buried. In the small stuff I bet they’re darn near dead even, that 254 ain’t slow by any stretch of the imagination.

    So let’s hear your opinions on these saws STOCK. As some of you know I’m on a 2-series kick and Joe thinks it’s making me forget how good a 346 cuts. He might be right, but I think he’s underestimating the 254...what do ya say @RIDE-RED 350r ? We got a head to head match coming or what?
     
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  2. RIDE-RED 350r

    RIDE-RED 350r Here For The Long Haul!

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    Not just yeah, but HELL YEAH!

    254 is damn respectable for sure, but I think the NE346 will outdo it in both categories. That 3-series voodoo is no joke :p

    Gonna have to get vids of both of us running both saws.
     
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  3. XP_Slinger

    XP_Slinger I like saws...sometimes

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    We shall see poopy pants...lol
     
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  4. huskyboy

    huskyboy Sorta a Husqvarna guy.

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    Run em same bar chain. Time the cuts. Only way to find out!
     
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    p61 western Mastermind Approved!

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    Subbed this should be good.
     
  6. RIDE-RED 350r

    RIDE-RED 350r Here For The Long Haul!

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    Oh make no mistake, we're gonna run em. We just wanted to rile up the hornet's nest first :D
     
  7. XP_Slinger

    XP_Slinger I like saws...sometimes

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    Don’t know why it would “rile up a hornets nest”...everybody knows the 254 is gonna win.
     
  8. huskyboy

    huskyboy Sorta a Husqvarna guy.

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    A good ported 262 feels faster than any 50cc I’ve ran, but I’m not so sure about the 254, haven’t ran one.
     
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  9. Dub11

    Dub11 Some body poisoned the watering hole!

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    Subbed

    But come on now where is the video?
     
  10. Stump Shot

    Stump Shot Old *pretty boy dipstick of Quality Staff Member

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    The feller with the best chain will win. But at the end of the day, the 254 is still the coolest of the two. (Sorry Joe)
     
  11. PA Dan

    PA Dan Here For The Long Haul!

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    I saw a race once where a MS261 beat a 254...
     
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    p61 western Mastermind Approved!

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    Lmao round one. The bell just rang.
     
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  13. XP_Slinger

    XP_Slinger I like saws...sometimes

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    It was the chain...lmao!!!
     
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    XP_Slinger I like saws...sometimes

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    The show down is planned for Sunday unless Joe backs out...he he he
     
  15. PA Dan

    PA Dan Here For The Long Haul!

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    Ok let's go with that....Lol! It was my 261 and my chain!
     
  16. EvilRoySlade

    EvilRoySlade What’s my line?

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    I would hope so...
     
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  17. RIDE-RED 350r

    RIDE-RED 350r Here For The Long Haul!

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    Speaking of that, NO SQUARE FILE CHAINS JOSH! :p
     
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  18. ranchdadmike

    ranchdadmike Pinnacle OPE Member

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    Dang. I have and like both of these! I’ll be a neutral observer...


    Hooray 254!
     
  19. Dub11

    Dub11 Some body poisoned the watering hole!

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    Let me drag @cobey in here. He has some experience with both I think.
     
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    RIDE-RED 350r Here For The Long Haul!

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    Oh and......PPPPPPPFFFFFFFFFTTTTTTT!!
     
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