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How to Sharpen a Chainsaw

Have you ever wondered how to sharpen a chainsaw? If you own one, you certainly have to know how to sharpen it effectively. For some, this seems like a daunting task, especially the first time they do it. Fortunately, it is also one that gets progressively easier each time it is performed. In reality, it […]

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How to Replace a Chainsaw Blade

Maintaining your chainsaw blade is critical to the safety and efficiency of your saw. Anything sharp that rotates at 50 feet per second is something you want to keep in proper working order! And when it does come time to replace the chain, you want to make sure this is done correctly – an improperly […]

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How to Repair a Chainsaw

Anyone with a garden or who needs to cut branches on a regular basis understands the importance of owning a chainsaw. Different chainsaws are used for different purposes and in different environments. Just like any other equipment, the chainsaw requires good maintenance. However, things do not always go as planned. The owner may face some […]

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How to Put a Chain on a Chainsaw

The chains of chainsaws are eventually going to get hot and start stretching if they are used for a long enough period of time especially if the people in question are using them in order to cut wood or do anything else that’s very demanding. People sometimes dislocate the chains of their chainsaws when the […]

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How to Port A Chainsaw

Most chainsaw owners are happy with the amount of cutting power they can get from a gas-operated chainsaw engine. But many of us are tinkerers, and the ability to increase the power of a chainsaw-engine is too tempting a project to not undertake. This is not an easy process, however, and it requires the knowledge, […]

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How to Measure a Chainsaw Bar

Looking to buy a chainsaw bar and want to measure it? Knowing the proper length of your chainsaw bar is essential for safety and smooth operation of your equipment. Many manufacturers sell their chains for chainsaws based on the length of the bar. It is should be noted that chainsaw bar and chainsaw blade both […]

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How To Measure a Chainsaw Chain

Chainsaw chains come in different types, features, and sizes. The reason that the chains are available in these different ways is because chainsaws are also range in sizes and applications. Therefore, when you are needing to have a chain replaced on your chainsaw, it is very important to make sure and gather all of the […]

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How to Cut Firewood with a Chainsaw

Preparing For Cutting Firewood Cutting firewood with a chainsaw is different from cutting other materials. Firewood has a stronger tendency to splinter and produce debris, making it that much more important for people to wear safety goggles while cutting firewood. Wearing hearing protection is essential, especially for people who plan to be out there cutting […]

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How to Cut Down a Tree with a Chainsaw

People typically use chainsaws to cut down trees as well as to make easy work out of limbs and similar items. However, have you ever wondered how to cut down a tree with a chainsaw and do it safely and effectively? The truth is, it is essential that you know how to do it correctly […]

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How to Clean a Chainsaw Air Filter

On average a chainsaw intakes a lot of air, far much than a human being usually intakes. The air filters are essential to protect the entire chain; failure of the combustion chamber results in failure of the entire chainsaw. It’s advisable to wash the filter daily so as to get rid of the particulate matter […]

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