Usage

  • 550XP
    Forest

    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
    Forest

    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?”

  • 445e, 445 e-series II
    Forest

    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
    Forest

    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.

  • Working with chainsaws part 1
    Forest

    How to get your chainsaw started

    Believe it or not, but “how do I start a chainsaw?” is a common question (or at least a frequent Google search) amongst chainsaw users. In this guide we’ve put together some tips on how to get your saw ready to perform.