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can an 026 beat a 346xp?

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  1. Definitive Dave

    Definitive Dave Race Obsessed

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    watching you....stop touching that!
    Well for a long time I believed that the 346xp was the undisputed king of this class and that the lowly 026 was sitting in the back of the bus permanently.
    Well that might not be true (like a lot of what we learn on the internet :).

    Doc Al sent me a new cylinder to swap onto my Mofo 026. This is the first time that a regular 3/8 chain was faster than a pico on an 026 that I have run.
    Testing, testing, testing.....
     
  2. Backtroller

    Backtroller Pinnacle OPE Member

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    That’s impressive with 3/8 for sure. Nice work Al
     
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    Duane(Pa) It's the chain...

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    Eye like yore poast. Rhetorical question... Can Penn State beet Ohio State?
     
  4. RI Chevy

    RI Chevy Stihl Runner

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    Looks great Dave.
    Nice testing vids. Keepem comin.
     
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    kingOFgEEEks Pinnacle OPE Member

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    Saturday night still hurts me in the feels. Why you have to drag that up again...
     
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    Derf Pinnacle OPE Member

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    It’s pretty hard for a dual transfer port to out compete a quad transfer port: there just isn’t enough time/area. My guess is Al put in some finger ports. What’s the compression like on the 026 cylinder?
     
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  7. Definitive Dave

    Definitive Dave Race Obsessed

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    watching you....stop touching that!
    ill check compression on her :)
    I am bringing it along to GTG and will get it ready to run in a cant :)
     
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    That`s a nasty lil 026 ya got there D D.
     
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  9. drf256

    drf256 Dr. Richard Cranium (“RC” to Muh pals)

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    Yes Fred.

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    stihl_head1982 Here long time

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    Slick!

    The picco set up is interesting. Would be interested in the part numbers for the sprocket rim, bar and chain.
     
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    czar800 Living a dream!

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    paragonbuilder Jon1212 Approved!

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    Damn!
    That looks like it is much faster. Are you sure that 3/8 chain was “regular”?
     
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    paragonbuilder Jon1212 Approved!

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    Stihlbro Pinnacle OPE Member

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    Where is the 346 vid?
     
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    RI Chevy Stihl Runner

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    Saw still has to break in.
     
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    346?
     
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    RI Chevy Stihl Runner

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    Stihl 026
    I doubt Dave has enough tanks through the new jug to be fully broken in yet.
     
  18. Stihlbro

    Stihlbro Pinnacle OPE Member

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    What does that have to do with the 346 video?
     
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  19. RI Chevy

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    Absolutely nothing. Just chatting about the subject matter posted by the original member. That's all.
     
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    Jeff's preemptively making excuses for the stihl in case it gets beat and he's not there to defend it...
     
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