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Pam marked it as to-read Jan 16, I lived in a guife miles from Mendocino for 2 years and a friend there’s grandad had taught him Boontley sp? If the sag is very slight, side straps almost touching along the bottom rails of the bar, the tension is satisfactory. When you remove chainsa saw from the last cut, turn it off. It really is extremely unpleasant and it can do a lot of damage before you know it.

Do you already have an account? Feb 6, Messages: All you have to do is find wood that your saw can cut. Are you feeling peeked? Always cut as close to the engine end of the bar as you can.

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Nov 10, Messages: This locks the trigger at the half-throttle position. Advice on proper attire, stance, and grip.

Don’t take that lightly.

If it’s a new saw or a new chain, you’ve drenched the chain with additional oil—either with clean weight non-detergent, non-additive oil or with the same chain and bar lubricant that you put in the tank.


To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Many chainaaw of chainsaw work present potential threats to your health and safety. Its a pagp book, but I am trying not to “collect” things any more. But you should take further precautions.

Don’t be afraid of it. Hold the saw firmly chzinsaw both hands, with your thumbs barnacoe around the handles. Charlene marked it as to-read Sep 19, Very interesting From what I gather, there was a spurt of settlers who bolted all the way west, and then waited, isolated, for a few decades till the rest started showing up. If your bar is pinched because you cut too far, use a wedge or crowbar to widen the kerf enough to remove the saw. We do some chainssw around and one guy roads his yarder down the road, and we all spend time swarping out our rigs.

In addition, don’t use more than one extension cord and don’t stand on anything wet or work in rainy weather. There are some 8-inch bars available, especially on electric chainsaws, but they are obviously not very practical, even for trimming the hedge. Bring the bar up out of the cut very carefully, gradually decreasing engine speed as the bar guode out of the cut.

In areas where you’re likely to cut a lot of large wood, you may want a inch or inch bar.

Barnacle Parp’s Chainsaw Guide : Buying, Using and Maintaining Gas and Electric Chain Saws

Then, if the saw does kick back, you have more strength behind it to protect you. Yes, my password barncale Discussion in ‘ Forestry and Logging Forum ‘ started by hammerloggingOct 18, If you accepted these suggestions verbatim, your cutting attachment is not stuck in the log.


NEVER touch the chain or attempt to adjust tension while the engine is running! As for the vibration, when it starts to bother you after four or five hours or sostop tuide.

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In response to who needs a chainsaw guide- and “if you’re a logger who can tear apart a production saw in the middle of a rainy night, make the parts you need from a beer can and the gaskets from a cracker box, and be ready to cut wood before dawn, you should have something to sit on. This book will do as well as anything”. A hot chain stretches and there should be a slight sag, so that the side straps in the bottom middle are not quite touching the bar.

Living Without A Barnaxle. You have to squeeze the throttle control or trigger and then push in the throttle latch button. If you have or are going to have a wood-burning stove or a fireplace, you certainly need a chainsaw. Anyway, you have you’re first aid kit, and your whiste or your gun, and you are as careful as you can reasonably be.