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Old 09-29-2010, 11:27 PM   #1
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age of my stihl chainsaw

i just bought MS 290 Farm Boss used chainsaw. I'd like to know how old it is. there are markings on it including

'311Y' and '00009674462C' and '250142708' .

Any idea what year this saw was made?
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Old 09-30-2010, 07:40 AM   #2
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Unless something has changed, Stihl doesn't use date coding, but sequential serial numbers. There is a code for the country of origin, but i don't remember it. At least that's the way it used to be, it may have changed....
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Have you tried contacting Stihl? Tell them you bought it used and want to know. I've never tried with Stihl, but everyone I have has always helped.
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