Early Stihl 044 10mm piston, slant fin cylinder, no decomp on this style, 4mm recoil bolts. Has a new hyway piston with cast steel rings(not cheap dustile iron), great compression. It's all oem except the piston/rings, new handle bar, fuel/oil caps, seals and has a modified tank valve(early orange flapper valve style, was leaking and they always seem to leak, so this way it won't leak anymore). Has the newer hd style filter setup, newer ms440 carburetor, walbro hd. Stihl people will tell you, these were on of the best saws Stihl ever made.
New 044 badge, originally this would have been a saw with a metal badge. Has a new stihl 3/8-7 rim sprocket.Brake handle has a couple crack, still functions like it should. Saw runs, revs, idles and so on like it should. See the pics, nice saw, but far from mint or collectors condition. The item "Stihl 044 Chainsaw early 10mm piston 4mm recoil Rare fresh piston rings ms440" is in sale since Friday, December 29, 2017. This item is in the category "Home & Garden\Yard, Garden & Outdoor Living\Outdoor Power Equipment\Chainsaws". The seller is "silver70chally" and is located in Latrobe, Pennsylvania. This item can be shipped to United States.