Starter Rope Size Question 8122

springvaleJuly 25, 2013

My vintage Poulan 361 chainsaw needs it's starter rope replaced (again). It's been in the family since it was new (late 70's - early 80's) so it's a sentimental piece. I've been able to find a parts diagram that indicates the rope is cut from a spool of 8122 rope. I can't seem to find anything on the Internet about how to buy 8122 rope. Does anyone know of an exact alternative?

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loger_gw

My Poland S-25 from the late 70s - 80s all used about a 1/4â from the DealerâÂÂs supply that worked well and should work well for you. ItâÂÂs good to know that some of the monsters are still in use. I have actually carried an extra length of line since the 70âÂÂs. Away from suppliers you will learn the value of extras.

    Bookmark   July 25, 2013 at 9:33PM
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baymee(LehighValleyPA)

You should try to use the largest diameter of line that will wrap enough times around the spool to allow you a full pull. Look at 5/32" rope

    Bookmark   July 26, 2013 at 2:41PM
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