Chainsaw adjustment notes
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Have you thought about
doing a series on maintaining chainsaws? Sharpening, cleaning, and
I would be really interested in that!
Eric in Japan
Thanks for the question Eric.
I've been learning as I go,
so I'm not sure if I've got enough experience to do a series on the
subject, but I might have enough information to form a short trilogy of
Chain adjustment: I learned
the hard way to never over tighten the nuts that secure down the chain
tension. The old 039 had a problem vibrating loose,
which would make me stop every so often and adjust the chain slack. My
amateur mistake was to tighten it too much, which stripped out the bolt
and required a trip to the shop to fix.
Stay tuned tomorrow for my
two cents on sharpening the chain with a file.