Usage


When felling larger trees you need to follow a slightly different felling technique.
Felling tress greater than twice the guide bar length
  1. Make a bore in the middle of the directional notch. Start by applying the saw gently with a pulling chain to avoid kickback. Cut off the central parts of the stump by swinging the guide bar.
  2. Now continue with the dual bore and fell the tree using the safe corner method or turn around method.

Note: Increase the hinge thickness as you have reduced the overall hinge length by making a bore.

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    How to use a chainsaw in cold weather

    Working with chainsaws during winter can be challenging. Here are some tips on what you can do to stay safe and productive when it gets cold outside.

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    Limbing thick branches

    A different work technique is used for limbing thick branches than that used for thin branches. This applies to leaf trees and other trees with thick, extensive branches. The working technique often matches the technique used for crosscutting. In order to avoid splitting and the guide bar pinching, it is important that you use the correct technique and sequence.

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    Crosscutting

    Consider the crosscutting carefully, especially for larger logs. An incorrect work technique can be dangerous and cause the trunk to split or the guide bar to become pinched. First assess the tension in the trunk. Make it a habit to look at how the trunk reacts to being cut. You may have misjudged the tension.