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Chain Saw Storage

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

     After you have used your chain saw, proper storage procedures must be followed if it is not going to be used for a while. The gas/oil mixture must be drained from the saw’s tank. If this is not done, the gas mixture will eventually turn into a varnish and will plug up the carburetor. The engine will not operate properly, or at all, if this is not done and a trip to the repair shop will be unavoidable. A chain/bar cover or guard should also be used to protect the chain and anything that the chain may come in contact with. Some of the smaller chain saws have a case that can be purchased, for this purpose.

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