HUSQVARNA 455 Rancher
I purchased a 455 Rancher about 7 years ago and it lasted cutting a lot of wood for me. It finally blew the motor and I was told it was the ethanol they are adding to the gas when you buy it. Ok. So I went and got another 455 Rancher as I was so happy with the old one. This one lasted 6 months. Again when brought in for service, I was told it was due to the gas at the station again. Cylinder head walls were scored in both cases. Fuel/oil ratio is per Husqvarna specification in booklet. Really?? Warranty does not cover damage and quoted cost to repair was $300 plus.I have generators, Echo chain saws, weed trimmers, mowers and all sorts of gas run power equipment. NONE of which have ever failed me due to what happens in the Rancher. Now I look at my echo saws of which are 7 and one is 5 years old and think I will go Echo. $400 plus dollars is a lot to spend on a saw and have it go bad. I did want to post this directly to Husky service but it is impossible to do so. Hopefully I am not the only one with this issue and Husky may find a solution for this problem in the saw. Thank you.
February 24, 2013
455 Rancher Chansaw
Excellent chainsaw. You can definitely see and feel the quality of this product. I am very satisfied. Only suggestion I would have is to add some sort of view-strip to each the oil and fuel tanks. Filling these can be a little challenging when just viewing from the opening. Otherwise, no problems with this unit. Good job Husqvarna.
February 19, 2013
This product is what I expected
This product perforoms to my expections and I would recomend this product to my family and friens if they are looking for the best produt on the market look for Husquarna for all their out door needs thank you.
February 19, 2013
husq. 455 rancher
This product is easy to use,very reliable with great power,cuts through trees very well.
February 18, 2013
I have been melting through fire wood with this saw and all I can saw is wow. The anti vib system is a life saver and I am in love.
February 17, 2013
I cut fire wood all last year with ease. I couldn't ask for a better saw.
February 9, 2013
this chainsaw has alot of power and is easy to use
I should of spent the extra money years ago instead of buying cheap brands. I only use chainsaws a few times a year and now it is good to know I have bought a chainsaw that I can depend on to do the task at hand time after time.
February 6, 2013
This time a Husquvarna.
A Professional Logger friend of mine recommended Husqvarna saws whenever I needed to replace my current saw. I had been looking and when the day came I found what I wanted, A 455 Rancher. A dead Oak was losing limbs close to my 5th wheel RV. I cut the tree down only to have daughter ask for 2" slabs to make table decorations for her upcoming wedding. My new Husqvarna's first day was a full one, preformed flawlessly while cleaning up a huge mess and letting Daddy create a lasting memory with His daughter.
January 27, 2013