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Long term repair and maintenance cost of some professional chainsaws

  title={Long term repair and maintenance cost of some professional chainsaws},
  author={Angela Calvo and Marco Manzone and Raffaele Spinelli},
  journal={Croatian Journal of Forest Engineering},
Nacrtak A sample of 44 professional chainsaws was used to determine service life and maintenance cost for this type of equipment. Data were sourced from a large workshop, catering for regional forest crews in north western Italy. Chainsaw service life exceeded 3000 hours, and spread over a period of 6 to 9 years. Under these conditions, maintenance cost averaged 820 €, or about 120 % of the investment cost. Annual usage was highest and maintenance cost lowest for mid-size chainsaws, in the 2 to… 

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