Echo Chainsaw Leaks Bar Oil: 9 Simple Things To Check

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Echo chainsaws are quickly gaining a reputation for being some of the best on the market. Not only are they durable and long-lasting, but they’re also easy to use and maintain. Unfortunately, even the best chainsaws can have problems from time to time. One of the most common issues is that your Echo chainsaw leaks … Read more

Echo CS 400 Chainsaw Problems: 5 Issues & Fixes

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The Echo CS 400 is a powerful budget chainsaw that is great for homeowners. However, like any tool, it can experience problems from time to time. In this article, we’ll explore some of the most common Echo CS 400 chainsaw problems and how to fix them. Echo CS 400 Won’t Start One of the most … Read more

Who Makes The ECHO Chainsaw? Company History & Facts

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Along with Stihl and Husqvarna, ECHO chainsaws are consistently listed at the top of best chainsaw lists. So who makes the ECHO chainsaw? While the parent company of ECHO chainsaws is based in Japan, the actual chainsaws are manufactured and built in the US, where their headquarters are. The company is a subsidiary of Yamabiko … Read more

Echo Chainsaw Won’t Start: 11 Common Issues & Fixes

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You’ve just bought your new Echo chainsaw and can’t wait to try it out. Or maybe your Echo chainsaw has been sitting in storage for a while and you’re ready to fire it up again. Whatever your situation, sometimes you go to start it and nothing happens. Your Echo chainsaw won’t start at all. There … Read more

How To Cut Logs With A Chainsaw: 4 Simple Methods

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The whole purpose of having a chainsaw is to cut logs, right? If you are new to the whole chainsaw business, cutting logs, cutting firewood, and doing other similar work, this is the right guide for you. Today we are going to talk about how to cut logs with a chainsaw. This may seem like … Read more

How Does A Chainsaw Oiler Work: Best Practices

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The oiler on your chainsaw is one of the most important parts. Lubrication is critical to keep your chain spinning smoothly around the bar. Today we will look at how exactly a chainsaw oiler works, and what you can do to enhance the performance of your chainsaw through lubrication. Without proper lubrication, there will be … Read more

How To Avoid Chainsaw Kickback: 9 Simple Steps

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Everyone wants to know how to avoid chainsaw kickback. This is arguably the worst aspect of using a chainsaw. The term “kickback” is used to describe the abrupt and violent upward motion that occurs when your chainsaw has a problem, such as being pinched. When kickback happens, the guide bar of your chainsaw flies very … Read more

How To Clean Chainsaw Air Filter: 3 Simple Steps

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Today we’re going to look at how to clean the air filter on your chainsaw. You may not think so, but the air filter is one of the most important parts of your chainsaw. Without the air filter, your chainsaw would not work properly, you wouldn’t be able to cut through anything, and you would … Read more

What Kind Of Oil For Chainsaw: 4 Of The Best Types

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When it comes to what kind of oil to use for your chainsaw, there are a few different types. There are also two different uses for oil in a chainsaw. For gas chainsaws, you must mix oil with gasoline as your main fuel. With gas chainsaws and electric chainsaws, you must use oil to lubricate … Read more

What Do The Numbers On A Chainsaw Chain Mean?

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Have you ever looked at your chainsaw and wondered what the numbers on the chainsaw chain mean? They may look like nonsense, but these numbers are actually very important. Because chainsaws come in a large variety of different sizes, each size intended for a different application, chainsaws are pretty diverse, and the numbers tell you … Read more

How To Tell When A Chainsaw Chain Is Worn Out

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Chainsaw chains get worn out. It just happens. When you spend a lot of time cutting through thick wood with your chainsaw, it is only natural that the chain eventually gets worn down. The most important thing is to keep your eye on the chain and understand when it is worn beyond repair. If you … Read more

How To Split Firewood With A Chainsaw: 3 Simple Steps

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Have you ever wondered how to split firewood with a chainsaw? If so, you are in the right place. Maybe you are used to cutting with an axe but have recently decided that a chainsaw could be an easier method for cutting your firewood. And the truth is that yes, a chainsaw is absolutely a … Read more

Chainsaw Bar Not Getting Oil: What To Do?

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Let’s talk about the oiler on your chainsaw. Almost every modern chainsaw comes with an automatic oiling system. This is one of the most important systems on your chainsaw, as it brings oil to your guide bar. But what happens when the chainsaw bar is not getting oil? When this happens, something is wrong and … Read more

Types Of Chainsaws: 3 Common Styles

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Believe it or not, there is not one single type of chainsaw. Chainsaws come in many different shapes and sizes, with many different power outlets, many different bar & chain sizes, and many different features. Today we are going to look at the types of chainsaws available commercially and residentially. There is no other tool … Read more

How To Use An Electric Chainsaw: 5 Simple Steps

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If you have just purchased an electric chainsaw, or you are thinking about purchasing an electric chainsaw, there are a few key things you need to know to stay safe. That is why I have put together this excellent guide on how to use an electric chainsaw. This is all critical information to have before … Read more

How To Replace A Chainsaw Chain: 3 Easy Steps

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Learning how to replace a chainsaw chain is a critical part of owning a chainsaw. At some point in time, your chain is going to need a replacement. The teeth on your chain will eventually get dull from cutting through so much wood, and there is only so much sharpening you can do. When sharpening … Read more

How To Fix A Chainsaw: 3 Common Issues

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Are you having chainsaw problems? If so, you’re probably wondering how to fix a chainsaw. However, this is not a one-answer problem. There could be a million different things wrong with your chainsaw. Today will go over the top reasons why a chainsaw might stop working, and what you can do to fix it. Keep … Read more

How To Connect Throttle Cable To Carb: Fix It Yourself!

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The throttle cable is one of the most important parts of your chainsaw. In order for your chainsaw to run at all, it needs the throttle cable to be attached to both the throttle trigger and the carburetor. You see, when you pull the trigger, the throttle cable enables fuel to flow so that the … Read more

Chainsaw Carving For Beginners: 4 Important Items You Need

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Woodcutting is an excellent hobby to get into. People have been carving wood since the dawn of time, and in the modern age, more people than ever are starting to get into woodcarving using chainsaws. This is a skill that can take many years to master, but everyone has to start somewhere. In this guide, … Read more

Bar And Chain Oil Substitute: What Are The Options?

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As you might already know, every chainsaw comes with a particular bar and chain oil that is recommended by the manufacturer. And while you should of course take the manufacturer’s suggestions seriously, what if that oil is not around? What happens if you need to use your chainsaw but you don’t have any proper bar … Read more

Starting A Chainsaw: Do It Like A Pro!

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It is time to learn all about how you go about starting a chainsaw. If you are a first-timer, which you must be since you are reading an article about how to start your chainsaw for the first time, then you need to understand a few mechanics before you can get to business. This will … Read more

How To Tighten Chainsaw Chain: Beginner’s Guide

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Keeping your chainsaw chain tight is absolutely critical if you want your tool to perform its job properly. In fact, you should always check the tension of your chain before getting to work. And throughout the job, you should be regularly checking the tension of your chain. If the chainsaw chain becomes loose, it dramatically … Read more

How To Put A Chain On A Chainsaw: Easy 3 Steps Guide

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Nothing is more annoying than when your chain falls off your chainsaw. This can happen for a number of reasons, and it is not as uncommon as you may think. But, if you are not a machine expert, you may not know how to put a chain on a chainsaw. And if your chain falls … Read more

How To Clean A Chainsaw: Step-By-Step Guide

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Just because your chainsaw is a dirty tool that gets full of mud and grime does not mean it needs to stay ugly all the time. If your chainsaw is starting to look a little dingy, it may be time to do a full chainsaw cleaning. And if you want to know how to clean … Read more

Parts Of A Chainsaw: Understand Your Tool

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There is a lot to know when using a chainsaw. These are extremely dangerous power tools that can cause an accident if you don’t fully understand what you are doing. However, once you know the parts of a chainsaw, how each part functions, and how to better maintain and handle the tool, your risk of … Read more

What Size Chainsaw Do I Need: Pick The Right One!

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If you are unsure what size of chainsaw you need, you are not alone. This is one of the most common questions asked about chainsaws, and what confuses people most often is how exactly you measure a chainsaw. You see, when it comes to the size of the chainsaw, you are not actually measuring the … Read more

How To Make A Chainsaw Mill: Step-By-Step Guide

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The idea of the chainsaw mill is really quite simple. Basically, this is a portable sawmill. By crafting together a chainsaw mill, you are able to cut flat boards of wood from a log. This is essentially a vertical saw. The attachment is connected to your chainsaw, placed over the log, and allows you to … Read more

How To Adjust Your Chainsaw Carburetor: Easy 9 Steps Guide

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Carburetors are extremely complicated. Learning how to adjust your chainsaw carburetor is necessary to keep your chainsaw working smoothly at all times. If your carburetor is properly adjusted, you have maximum power, very little smoke, and the machine will idle and run like a dream. If your carburetor is not adjusted properly, you may have … Read more

Chainsaw Safety Tips: A Checklist For Cutting Safe

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Today we are talking chainsaw safety tips. Staying safe with your chainsaw is the most important thing always. Never pick up a chainsaw without understanding the dangerous risks involved with the operation. A chainsaw is not a harmless tool like a drill or a lawnmower. If you don’t have any experience with a chainsaw, it … Read more

Chainsaw Bar Oil Weight: All You Need To Know

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Bar oil for your chainsaw is a little different than the oil you may be thinking about. Bar oil is designed differently than the oil you use to mix in with your gasoline. Bar oil is used primarily as lubrication to stick to the chain and the bar of your chainsaw. Because of this, bar … Read more

When Was The Chainsaw Invented?

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Believe it or not, the invention of the chainsaw is a long and brutal story. It is much more frightening than you probably had anticipated when you decided to read this article. Let me start off by saying the very first chainsaw was not battery operated, nor did it run on gasoline. The first chainsaw … Read more

Chainsaw File Sizes: Determine Which One You Need

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It is absolutely critical that your chainsaw has a well-maintained chain. The chain is what allows you to cut through wood, and after a lot of hours of use, the chain eventually becomes worn. Once the chain has become worn, you will have a much more difficult time cutting through wood. You will find yourself … Read more

Chainsaw Chain Sizes Chart: Chains Explained

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Today we are going to look at a chainsaw chain sizes chart. This article is going to detail how to measure the bar and chain of your chainsaw. We will start with the very basics. First of all, the bar is the long piece of metal that the chain wraps around. This is the part … Read more

Chainsaw Maintenance: The Ultimate Guide

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Part of owning a chainsaw is maintenance. If you don’t know how to do proper chainsaw maintenance, your tool will not last very long. Today we are going to look at all the important steps in maintaining your chainsaw. If you follow these rules, your chainsaw will work at maximum performance for much longer. However, … Read more

Chainsaw Gas Mix: How To Mix It Correctly

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Have you ever heard about mixing gas? As strange as it is, most fuel for tools, especially your household lawnmower and chainsaw, do not take straight gasoline from the pump like your car. In order for your machinery to work, you need to have the proper chainsaw gas mixture. And while the mixture itself is … Read more

Chainsaw Won’t Start: 6 Things To Check

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There are many reasons why your chainsaw won’t start. If you have pulled on the cord until your shoulder feels ready to pop out of its socket, and that engine still won’t rumble to life, you have a problem. It could be because of poor maintenance, it could be because of the wrong gas, or … Read more

How To Cut Down A Tree With A Chainsaw: A Thorough Guide

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Have you ever wondered how to cut down a tree with a chainsaw? If so, and if you have an annoying tree on your property that would look better as a big stack of firewood, this is the guide for you. By following the steps laid out in this guide, you can easily cut down … Read more

Chainsaw Chain Direction: How To Put It The Right Way

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Today we are talking about the chainsaw chain direction. If you are not an avid outdoors person who spends all their time working with chainsaws and other power tools, you are probably like the rest of us and have no idea what is going on with the direction of the chainsaw’s chain. But today I … Read more

Chainsaw Chain Types: A Thorough Guide

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There is an almost endless variation of chainsaw chains. There are many types available. Certain chains are better for certain projects, while most chains are standard. The chains you find on any chainsaw you order from the internet or pick up at your local hardware store are going to be pretty basic, and probably the … Read more

How To Measure A Chainsaw Bar: All You Need To Know

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Do you have an old chainsaw in need of replacing? Is the bar of your chainsaw warped, or is the chain dull? You may be able to simply replace the bar on your chainsaw without needing to rebuy a whole new unit. For you to get yourself a replacement chainsaw bar, you first need to … Read more

How To Sharpen A Chainsaw: Beginner’s Guide

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Thinking about how to sharpen a chainsaw may feel overwhelming and a little scary. But sharpening a chainsaw is not dangerous at all. It is not even expensive. You can always sharpen your chainsaw at home with a few simple tools. And it will only take you about 10 or 15 minutes. All you need … Read more