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Chain Maintenance

j0300518.gif (1905 bytes) Basic Chain Saw Course 101

     Keep the chain sharp at all times. You will be able to tell the difference between good clean chips versus powder. When a chain becomes dulled, it will not cut straight or at all. Keep it out of the dirt at all times. Avoid rocks, nails, wire, etc… After every third hand filing, the chain should be sharpened on a grinder, to true up the cutters, rakers and gullets.

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