The best chain saw I have ever owned it’s got the power I need when cutting still going I have never looked back I won’t go near a stylh chain saw have lent one the power doesn’t seem the same cutting us a breeze starting is no problem to pulls starts up thanks husqvarana
The hardest working chainsaw I've had the pleasure of using yet!
I bought this on the suggestion of a shop when I bought an acreage. The owner suggested that a pro saw with a 20 inch bar would fit my bill...... when he told me how much, I almost fell over as it was double what I thought I'd spend. But I'm so thankful I did. I used this saw in temps from -35 to +35 Celcius and although it wasn't happy at times, it did it's job.
It's powerful and reliable. I have moved back to the city after 15 years and I bought a battery powered Dewalt saw to replace it. Stills runs and out-powers any of my family's or friends newer saws.
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Husqvarna troubles and head aches
I purchased a Husqvarna 365 Special and when it was still under warranty the piston went on it. I was told that the wrong ratio of fuel was being used, in fact that was wrong I followed the ratio to the letter, anyway it was fixed and every thing went ok for a month or so then same thing happened and over the 2 years this happened at least 12 times until the last time they done the rings and piston so far touch wood it has been ok. I wrote to Hasqvarna and they didn't want to know about it in fact the manager was very rude in his reply. I had a...lways used Stihil chainsaws until I purchased the Hasqvarna and even though it is working ok now I wish I had never purchased it cost over $1000 back in about 2007. I looked for receipt and could not find it but I had a letter from Husqvarna management when I purchased it but it doesn't mention it's a chainsaw.
This is the best chainsaw I have owned over the last 30 years
By far the best balanced and powerful saw I have had the privilege of owning, starts well,power to burn,I cut hard Goldfields Salmon Gum.Only issue I have ever had was a blocked fuel filter due to dirty fuel. I use a 20" bar,plus on occasion change to an 18"either way it is a top saw.
365 x torq terrible chain saw
I purchased this chain saw in 2014. The bolts/ screws kept coming lose so I put some lock tight to keep them in and they snapped off. I returned it and they sent it back for warranty. . I received a new one from the company. This year 2016 just started using it and the piston and rob broke inside. cost more to fix than a new one. I use fresh premium gas and correct amount of oil. any one else have this problem. All my other craftsman, stihl, and mccolle chain chain saw still work. they saw it could be bad gas crap.
December 7th 2016 Update...: Husqvarna 365 x-Torq chrain saw repair/ Terrible customer service Well my 365 X-Torq piston and rod broke.. It was a 2012 model. Had trouble with the first one/ vibration issue, returned it and they sent it back. I received another one. The second one broke internally rod from the piston bearings broke. It cost $ 85.00 for factory authorized dealer to look at it. $550.00 to repair. If I rebuild it myself the parts cost just as much. I paid $600.00 for it. Why would i fix a piece of junk when I can buy a stheal. I have a stheal it has out lasted the Husqvarna. Their customer service was no help. Beware of Husqvarna junk not good as it use to be. I purchased it at Kenyon Nobel and their customer service was of no help either.
problematic since the first day
what i like about the saw is the balance and weight of it. it has all the power one would need in a mid class saw. for your average home owner it is too much saw, though for one who lives rural and heats with wood it is a good choice.
the problems which i have personally encountered have been the following;
(1) the first time i used the saw the chain and bar literally fell off and the spark plug cover could not be removed due to a manufacturing defect.
(2) upon a cold start up it can be belligerent and easy to flood.
(3) the decompressi...
Great saw have a 20 inch bar on mine,thats about the biggest I would fit,sadly this saw is no longer made,will keep mine going as long as possible. I have had it for 12 years it has never missed a beat,and I cut a lot of wood,cut a large tree down last week it ran for 6 hours straight ,perfect performance.
Comfort = Safety.
This is my 7th saw,3 German and 4 Swedish.
Swedes win, the saw/s are far more ergonomic and pleasant to use, same reliability etc.
To me the Huskys are a finer less aggressive saw easier to use and therefore able to cut more wood/timber.
I'm a farmer, for Husqvarna are the tools.
NB Cant say the same for their back pack blowers!!! about as ergonomic as a fencepost.
Had this saw for 10 years, (11 this winter) best saw that I have ever owned, absolutely reliable & hard working, I cut yellow box & stringy bark for fire wood every year using a 20 inch bar. One very annoying prob that I had is that the screws on the bottom of the hand grip handle stripped out of the plastic 4 yrs ago, a bit of araldite & presto no problems since. Within the first 10 hours of use the bolts in the muffler came loose, pulled them out a bit of mid strength thread locker, no problems ever since. The husky 365 seems to rev a little less that Stihl but gives a bit better torque, excellent air cleaning system. Will buy another Husky if & when this one wears out.
Works Like A Charm
I have had this saw now for 2 years and have used it regularly for cutting fire wood. It starts very well and has more then enough power for the work I do. It has an 18 inch bar on it and i often have the whole bar in the wood and it keeps going. I have also used it to cut the wood long ways rather then cross cut and even still it doesn't stop. The air filter is easy to service but it is almost self cleaning the way the air flow is designed to keep it clean. Maintenance is easy. Can get a little heavy after using it for a while. In my opinion good honest saw.
A Real Gun of a Saw.
What a fantastic chain saw. I bought (2) One for me and one for my mate. Easy start up real smooth, very little vibration and cuts like butter. When that motor hits its power band it goes like hell. Stihl has a name and are good also "BUT" these Huskys are bloody good also. I have a Stihl garden blower and when it dies i will give a Husky blower ago.
Alex Melbourne Australia
I've ran these saws almost everyday for the past 11 years. Love these saws they have great power and easy to clean and maintain. It is one of the last dinosaurs husky makes that I trust. I recommend that you buy two before they are gone. You won't regret it.
expensive piece of junk
I purchased a husqvarna 365 chainsaw based on my previous excellent husqvarna quality products. This was a major purchase for me on a fixed disability income. It was a lemon from the first day, in three weeks I have got it to run twice. Have had a service dealer check it out..one of the times he finally got it to run..I have followed the starting process and mixed the fuel exactly. It won't even sputter like it wants to start..My opinion is avoid this chainsaw.. As I'm afraid I will avoid Husqvarna from now on.
It's a dream
I have had this saw for 15 years bought it in 1999 never had a problem with it runs like a dream still to this day and I cut massive amounts of the hardest Aussie timber around with it
Go you little ripper 365
When it finally dissidse to pack it in it will go on the mantal pice for a well deserved retirement
ALWAYS LEAKS CHAIN AD BAR OIL
The machine is amazing you just cant stop it. if it starts to get bogged in the log just crack the gas and away it goes.
Biggest issue I have is that it leaks a lot of bar oil. There is always a large pool of oil under the saw when I go to use it the next time. Makes a mess of the cupboard it's in
always leaks bar oil
Just keeps on going!
Great saw. Will swing a 24" bar when using a skip chain. When going that deep a skip chain is really useful anyway. Always starts and runs well. I use it a lot on my farm felling and I prefer it to the Stihl saws that we use in the ACT RFS
I have used the 365 for a number of years now. Never missed a beat. It might be expensive, but worth every cent. In fact, you get what you pay for - power, quality and reliability.
Reliable tool, easy to start, rugged, lightweight and producing an amazing amount of grunt. In line with all my other Husqvarna products.
I bought this Husky 365 chainsaw just over a year ago and once I got myself sorted out with proper sharpening techniques and chain type knowledge it cuts like nothing I have ever had before. The 20" bar can be in full depth in a hardwood log and it cuts so easily.
The original chain turned out to be a full chip chain that isn't suited to cutting dirty wood ie bark, termite runs in firewood logs.
Since changing to a semi chip and changing the chain out instead of sharpening with a file when dull has proved the best as saves the chain from dam...
Simply brilliant, power, starting, low-vibs, fuel economy, low noise, performance, turbo air cleaner, torque etc the lot, best on the market.
If you can afford it, buy it,
PS Oleo952 post was sell written
This is simply the BEST 60cc range chainsaw in the WORLD, and end of story!
The Aussie Army after testing [abusing!] this against similar sized shindaiwa, stihl and oleomac purchased these Husqvrana's and also PAID MORE because they wanted and got the best.
Expensive at $1249, but as always in life, you-get-what-you-pay-for and unlike similar sized stihl, this has a magnesium metal housing and steel handle, NOT PLASTIC rubbish!
One of the best saws on the market in the 60-70cc range. We have a fleet of the 365 saws and the Husqvarna 346xp and both are exceptional. Our local dealer has easy access to parts and technical assistance if needed. No inherent problems with these saws after thousands of hours use.
Light, powerful, alloy crankcase, easy servicing, a1 air filter system, low vibrations
Questions & Answers
I have a 97 365, hasn’t,t been started for several years.cleaned out carby and tank , won,t even cough. Spark looks good. Tried fuel down the carby but nothing.
Tried some starting fluid but still not even a kick.
Any thoughts please.
they are the biggest load of crap chainsaws
Which way does the switch go when starting chainsaw does stay there or do you slid switch too handle
Watch on Google found out how to start chainsaw
Would you know what year model this saw is?
Sorry Craig I don't know what year it was made but believe me I would not go near another Husqvarna even if I was paid. Husqvarna didn't even want to know me when I wrote to then in Melbourne Australia they just ignored my letter and I only wish I had sent it to Sweden headquarters to see what they would have done. Craig I purchased it in 2007 if that is any help I was told it was the latest model then.
1996 year of manufacture on my husqvarana special 365
|Engine Displacement||70.7 cc|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||766 mL|
|Manufacturer Warranty||5 year(s)|
|Release date||May 2008|
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