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  • Safety

    The Best PPE for Chainsaw Use

    It’s easy to get carried away once you get your hands on your new chainsaw, forgetting all about safety practices and the need for personal protective equipment (PPE).

  • Proper preparation

    Working with Chainsaws - a Beginners Guide

    Chainsaws are devices that deserve our full respect. They get the job done, but we must handle them with proper care.

    If you’re new to the cutting game and don’t know where to start, you’ve come to the right place. We’re sharing everything you need to know to get started with your first chainsaw.

     

  • T535i XP with SP21G chain and arborist trousers

    Chainsaw Chain Guide - Measurements, Sizes, and Types

    There’s nothing worse than a dull chainsaw chain. Professionals swear by sharpening their chain regularly, often, after each use. But like any serviceable part, your chainsaw’s chain will eventually wear out and will require replacement.

  • 550XP
    Usage

    Prevent your chainsaw from getting stuck using the cross-cutting technique

    Using a cross-cutting technique when felling trees not only increases safety but also prevents your chainsaw from becoming stuck. Using an incorrect cutting technique can cause the guide bar to become pinched or the trunk to split when you don't want it to.

  • 550XP
    Usage

    Can you cut wet wood with a chainsaw?

    For those who live in a temperate climate with plenty of rainfall all through the year, one question keeps cropping up. “Can you cut wet wood with a chainsaw?”

  • Proper preparation

    How to Cut Firewood

    There is more to cutting firewood than simply taking an axe or chainsaw to it. 

  • 440

    Common Chainsaw Problems Solved

    Chainsaws are among the most efficient power tools around. Few others can move a few hundred tonne of wood with minimal effort. From felling trees to chopping firewood and carving, a high-quality all-round chainsaw is an arborist’s best friend.

  • 445e, 445 e-series II
    Usage

    Most common causes for a chainsaw to leak bar and chain oil

    Often owners of a new chainsaw become concerned that their new pride and joy is leaking bar and chain oil because they see a pool of oil underneath the saw where it has been stored.

  • Ergonomic grip
    Usage

    How to mix two-stroke fuel

    Unlike a four-stroke engine, a unique feature of a two-stroke engine is that they do not have an internal oil reservoir. Instead, two-stroke engines require the owner to mix oil into the fuel at a predetermined ratio in order to ensure the engine receives adequate lubrication during operation.