Barnacle Parp’s Chain Saw Guide has 3 ratings and 1 review: Published Parp’s Chain Saw Guide: Buying, Using, and Maintaining Gas & Electric Chain Saws. Barnacle Parp’s Chain Saw Guide is a must have book for the shop or coffee table. It’s the penultimate chainsaw collector’s handbook, complete with technical . Choosing the right sized saw for you, starting a saw, and safe handling instructions are among the topics covered in this excerpt from a popular chainsaw guide.

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First, if your engine’s power is more than adequate for the bar and chain you’re using, you have an extra margin against strain and wear.

Barnacle Parp’s Chainsaw Guide

First is the obvious danger of the cutting attachment itself. Examine your chain while it’s still hot. Always move your saw at least ten feet from the fueling point before you start it. You chaisnaw certainly avoid wearing bulky or loose coats, sweaters, or gloves when you’re working with a chainsaw.

The vibration of your saw in the tree’s trunk can cause them to fall down on you. Take every precaution to be sure that the nose of your bar does not touch anything.


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Your chainsaw is now idling. NEVER touch the chain or attempt to adjust tension while the engine is running! This is a button or lever near the trigger, usually on the right side of the rear handle. Beth marked it as to-read Oct 28, When you operate your chainsaw, be alert for kickback at all times. When the side straps are almost touching at the bottom middle of the bar, the tension is approximately correct.

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Competence and alertness are the operator’s best protection. Another problem caused by the chain is the pull or push that occurs as it catches in the work at the middle of the bar. GologitOct 23, Share This Page Branacle. Similarly, pull occurs when the work is forward of the bumper spike. Willing to sell for the right price. Whatever size bar you decide you need, be sure that your saw’s engine has more than adequate power to operate it.

If you use fuel in any other way, you use more fuel per work minute than you use with a chainsaw. If your saw or chain is new, add extra oil—the same kind that’s in the saw’s oil tank—by hand at this time. Almost all modern chainsaws are equipped with a throttle latch.


Start your saw on the ground, not on the log.

Barnacle Parp’s Chain Saw Guide: Buying, Using, and Maintaining Gas & Electric Chain Saws

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Published October 1st by Rodale Press first published Always cut as close to the engine end of the bar as you can. Small falling limbs are the ones that can surprise you with their speed, power, and deadly sharp points.

HumptulipsOct 20, Now ther’s some hard core localized dialect. There are various anti-kickback devices available for many chainsaws.

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Let the saw warm at half-throttle and half-choke for a few minutes. John Bishop is currently reading it May 14,

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