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Which light weight bar did you get?

I have a 25" Stihl light 06 bar and a 25" GB hard nose here and the weight difference is 310 grams. Thats a bit over half a lb and nothing about that GB bar is light.
I was thinking about getting the ES light bar, according to specs of it vs regular ES bar its a little over a pound lighter.
 

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I was thinking about getting the ES light bar, according to specs of it vs regular ES bar its a little over a pound lighter.
Here’s something to consider. Here we have a 24” Oregon powercut bar weighed next to a Stihl 28” es light. Both are 3/8 .050 gauge.
 

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I’m assuming the saw has been bought already, the light 04 and 06 are just the new versions of the standard bars. They can call them light because they are 10-15% lighter than the old ones because of thinner profile and modified tip shape saving weight. The true light es bars are 17 oz lighter than a regular in 20”. Also my vote is mtronic all the way they are still carbed saws just has a fuel solenoid to adjust it. Pretty easy to fix don’t really even need the mdg1 set up to do it.
 

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For what it’s worth on the bark box, I had one come apart on a saw I bought used. The welds cracked. I put a Jason Egan muffler on my 462 and it’s loud AF, but woke it up some. I did put the WCS fallers kit in it and it helped stiffen things up a little. I use the 462 the most since it is light and powerful. Hope you are enjoying it!
 
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