Anyone got any Jo-Bu badged Poulans?

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Re: Anyone got any Jo-Bu badged Poulans?

Postby Jobu.norway » Mar 15th, '14, 21:39

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Re: Anyone got any Jo-Bu badged Poulans?

Postby Modifiedmark » Mar 16th, '14, 02:48

Thanks for that picture, it helps me match the saws to the model numbers I have listed for them. I was guessing the SL35 was a regular S25CVA while the SL35B would have had the chain brake.

I'm guessing the SL3 has just a handguard.

Looking at the dates for these it shows Jobu had these saws branded for them way before the Elux buyouts, just like Jonsereds did.

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Re: Anyone got any Jo-Bu badged Poulans?

Postby mixopterus » Apr 20th, '17, 19:52

I am fixing up a Jo-Bu SL3 as I write this message. Will post pics when I am done. I am suspecting that I am having a "Frankensaw" because on one side panel the model name SL3 is printed and on the other SL3S. Have a SL31 too that will be the next one I try to clean up and make run. Seems like these saws are rarer than I suspected :thumbs:

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Re: Anyone got any Jo-Bu badged Poulans?

Postby Magnus » Apr 20th, '17, 20:01

They sold a lot of them... Not sure if any version was sold more or less, but there was many sold at the time.
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Re: Anyone got any Jo-Bu badged Poulans?

Postby mixopterus » Apr 20th, '17, 20:33

Oh well. I still love it :thumbs: It is such a simple and light-weight saw. Even lighter now after I have removed 50 grams of bugs from the filter.

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Re: Anyone got any Jo-Bu badged Poulans?

Postby mixopterus » Apr 20th, '17, 22:50

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Not sure whether this is a SL3 or SL3S since it has the markings of both models....... FrankenSaw

Chain still in oil since some of the links were rusted and did not move freely.

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Re: Anyone got any Jo-Bu badged Poulans?

Postby Modifiedmark » Apr 21st, '17, 00:36

Nice to see, I wonder what the difference was between the SL3 and SL3S? Probably not much

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Re: Anyone got any Jo-Bu badged Poulans?

Postby oddvar » Apr 21st, '17, 07:21

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Re: Anyone got any Jo-Bu badged Poulans?

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Re: Anyone got any Jo-Bu badged Poulans?

Postby Magnus » Apr 21st, '17, 11:32

Hard to see any differance in SL3 and SL3S.
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Re: Anyone got any Jo-Bu badged Poulans?

Postby Jobu.norway » Apr 21st, '17, 18:17

Modifiedmark wrote:Nice to see, I wonder what the difference was between the SL3 and SL3S? Probably not much

Ignition is the difference..

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Re: Anyone got any Jo-Bu badged Poulans?

Postby Modifiedmark » Apr 24th, '17, 13:16

Ah, that makes sense as Poulan didn't make the point ign Micro saws that long before they all went to electronic ign.


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