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Model: 306SA

MANUFACTURED BY:
POULAN (BEAIRD POULAN)
SHREVEPORT, LA U.S.A.
SERIES OR ASSEMBLY NUMBER:
YEAR INTRODUCED:
1970
YEAR DISCONTINUED:
1980, obsoleted 1987
ENGINE DISPLACEMENT:
3.6 cu. in. (59ccm)
NUMBER OF CYLINDERS:
1
CYLINDER BORE:
1.788 in. (45.41mm)
PISTON STROKE:
1.437 in. (36.5mm)
PISTON RING THICKNESS:
CYLINDER TYPE:
Heavy Chrome plated aluminum alloy
INTAKE METHOD:
Reed valve
MANUFACTURER ADVERTISED H.P.:
not advertised
WEIGHT:
12-3/4 lbs.
OPERATOR CONFIGURATION:
One Man operation
HANDLEBAR SYSTEM:
Rigid
CHAIN BRAKE:
none
CLUTCH:
Centrifugal
DRIVE TYPE:
Direct
CONSTRUCTION:
Die cast magnesium
MAGNETO TYPE:
Phelon
CARBURETOR:
Tillotson HS-59A, B
MAJOR REPAIR KIT:
RK-23HS
MINOR REPAIR KIT:
DG-5HS/T
AIR FILTER SYSTEM:
Flocked wire screen
STARTER TYPE:
Poulan automatic rewind
OIL PUMP:
Manual and automatic systems
MAXIMUM ENGINE RPM:
6,500 rpm approximately
IDLE RPM:
IGNITION TIMING:
fixed
BREAKER POINT SETTING:
.017 in.
FLYWHEEL/COIL AIR GAP:
.012 in.
SPARK PLUG TYPE:
Champion CJ-8
SPARK PLUG GAP:
.025 in.
CRANKSHAFT MAIN BEARINGS:
Caged needle roller
FUEL TANK CAPACITY:
18 fl. oz.
FUEL OIL RATIO:
16:1
RECOMMENDED FUEL OCTANE:
regular
MIX OIL SPECIFICATION:
Poulan
CHAIN PITCH:
.325 in.
CHAIN TYPE:
Poulan #87
BAR MOUNT PATTERN:
10 link
SHORTEST GUIDE BAR SUPPLIED:
16 in. (40 cm)
LONGEST GUIDE BAR SUPPLIED:
24 in.
COLOUR SCHEME:
Poulan Lime Green with Black top covers
PAINT CODES:
ILLUSTRATED PARTS LIST:
SERVICE MANUAL:

COMMENTS:
Saws below serial number 541551 were equipped with automatic compression release valves that activated with the throttle lock while saws above serial number 553210 were equipped with a manual compression release valve.

Model 306SA saws were equipped with a .325 pitch Powersharp style chain and a 9 tooth sprocket and chain sharpened built into the clutch cover.

After 1978 the saws had electronic ignition and a quieter stamped metal muffler.


Colour Photographs courtesy Mark Myers collection

 

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