Chainsaw Case

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I need a case that properly fits and secures the Ego chainsaws - along with bar oil, leak containment, files, etc - for storage and rugged transport.

None of the universal models I've seen properly fit battery saws.  Ego should offer their own, or recommend a suitable 3rd party accessory.
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It will fit in the Poulon case that Fleet Farm carries. Not alot of extra room, the saw with battery installed and 1 quart of chain oil fits in the case.
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Bought case for my new 16 inch EGO..Does not fit??did you have to trim inside of case to fit saw?
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I did not have to do anything. I will send you pics when I get home. I have the ego 16" chainsaw and battery, quart of bar oil and sharpener and they first no problem.
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Fit no problem
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https://www.homedepot.com/p/Power-Kin...

That is the case I saw documented on here and it fits the 16” chainsaw, battery, and 1qt of bar oil with no problem.
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I think so, there was only one style from poulan on the shelf. I didn't get a number but it is the one that comes up when I search at the fleet farm I bought it at. I should have my saw next weekend and can check for sure.
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Thanks again.
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I’m using an Echo or Stihl case, I can’t remember... it’s orange. It works pretty good with enough room for the saw, its battery, and a quart of bar oil.

Agreed - Ego should sell the saw with a case.
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I would like a case too. C'mon EGO!!

Echo apparently makes a couple cases for saws. One looks a little like a tool box with a scabbard: 

https://www.homedepot.com/p/ECHO-ToughChest-20-in-Chainsaw-Case-99988801210/203725743 for about $40. I assume this is the one you bought.

The other looks more like a normal chainsaw case: 

https://www.homedepot.com/p/ECHO-Small-Chain-Saw-Case-with-18-in-Scabbard-99988801213/205174842
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Which case for 16" chainsaw.

Has anybody purchased a case that works for the 16" chainsaw?  I can't wait for Ego to create one.  A case is a basic accessory for any chainsaw.
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Case will not work!!.

I bought this case off Ebay for my EGO 16 inch chainsaw  as people here said it would fit..Not a chance in hell..waste of money..https://www.fleetfarm.com/detail/poulan-chainsaw-carrying-case/0000000004447
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@Zimms, that looks like a near-perfect fit to me, better than pics I've seen of some of the other cases here.  Thanks for taking the time to upload pictures of the case with the saw!

I don't have a Fleet Farm near me, but it looks like Amazon Prime has the same case for about $45 with shipping included (so same end price and same Mfr. item number - 952031152):
https://www.amazon.com/Poulan-952031152-20-Inch-Chain-Carrying/dp/B000VSDHAQ

@Jeff Kerr, what was the specific fit problem you had?  Could it have anything to do with the position of the chain-brake?

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Not the problem..must be different cases..No option but to cut inside for lid to shut..
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@Zimms, any cutting in your case?

I've got one ordered from Amazon.  If there's a problem, at least it will be an easy return.  I'll let you guys know.

For anyone that's interested, I see that Sears has the Poulan 952031152 for less, but shipping eats most of the savings and takes considerably longer (at least to my address in MS):
https://www.searspartsdirect.com/part-number/952031152/0071/358.html

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No cutting, I ordered it from fleet farm. They had a deal that covered the shipping.
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good for you..Don't know why different sizes..

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It doesn't help that the picture shown on all the various online retail outlets apparently doesn't match the actual product.  Handle orientation is different.  Perhaps they revised the product.

PS:  Logging into this web site is confusing.  Different user accounts...

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The Poulan Model # 952031152 case will NOT properly fit the Ego 16" chain saw.

There are two molded obstructions in the bottom of the case that prevent the saw from sitting flat inside when the battery is installed.  This forces the bar into contact with the scabbard, with the end result being the weight of the saw resting on the chain and two small points of the battery.

With the battery removed, the saw will drop into the recess between the molded blocks, but will then be cocked at a sideways angle, preventing use of the scabbard.

In a word, "janky".  The good folks at Ego need to produce a matching case (with their own logo)!









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Looks like a little work with a heat gun would let you press that saw into place while the plastic took a set. Cutting those obstructions out would leave the bottom of the case open to the hollow inside, potentially filling up with oil and sawdust over time to make quite a mess!
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Actually, I am considering that.  It's a nice case overall, and there was no problem with the lid closing.  I'll have to study it a bit more closely before I risk destroying my $45 investment.