What Size File for a .325 Chain: A Comprehensive Guide

What Size File for a .325 Chain: A Comprehensive Guide

Cutting wood with a chainsaw is an extremely satisfying experience. The roar of the engine, the smell of gasoline and oil, and the feeling of power as you slice through logs – it’s pure bliss for any weekend warrior. However, keeping your chainsaw running at peak performance requires proper maintenance and sharpening. And one of…

How to Use Felling Sights on a Chainsaw: A Guide

How to Use Felling Sights on a Chainsaw: A Guide

As someone who enjoys spending time outdoors and working with my hands, learning how to properly and safely use a chainsaw for tree felling has been an immensely rewarding experience. With the right techniques and proper equipment, felling trees with a chainsaw can be an efficient and satisfying endeavor. In this comprehensive guide, I’ll share…

How to Use a Chainsaw Bar Rail Closer: A Guide

How to Use a Chainsaw Bar Rail Closer: A Guide

As an avid chainsaw user, keeping my equipment in optimal condition is a top priority. A well-maintained chainsaw is safer and more effective when tackling cutting jobs. One important but often overlooked aspect of chainsaw maintenance is closing the bar rails to keep the groove spacing tight. When the rails spread too far apart, it…

Stihl Chainsaw Not Oiling Bar: Causes, Solutions and Tips

Stihl Chainsaw Not Oiling Bar: Causes, Solutions and Tips

As an avid chainsaw user, I know how frustrating it can be when your Stihl chainsaw suddenly stops oiling the bar. Without proper lubrication, the bar and chain quickly overheat and wear out. In this post, I’ll share the common reasons why a Stihl chainsaw may stop oiling the bar and provide solutions to diagnose…

The Ultimate Guide to Stihl Chainsaw Break-In: Tips and Tricks

The Ultimate Guide to Stihl Chainsaw Break-In: Tips and Tricks

Getting a new stihl chainsaw is always an exciting experience. However, before you can really put that saw to work, it’s important to properly break it in. A proper break-in period is crucial for ensuring your stihl chainsaw performs optimally and lasts for years to come. In this guide, I’ll walk you through the ins…

How to Cut a Stump Close to the Ground: A Guide

How to Cut a Stump Close to the Ground: A Guide

Removing a tree stump that sits high above the ground can leave an unsightly and potentially hazardous wood stump behind. Cutting the stump as close to the ground as possible makes the area safer, more aesthetically pleasing, and easier to utilize. In this comprehensive guide, I’ll walk through the entire process of cutting a tree…

Why Does Dirt Dull a Chainsaw? Comprehensive Guide

Why Does Dirt Dull a Chainsaw? Comprehensive Guide

As someone who regularly uses a chainsaw for yard work and small logging projects, keeping my equipment in top working condition is a high priority. A sharp, well-maintained chainsaw makes quick work of cutting and trimming trees and branches. But over time, it’s inevitable that the chain will dull, especially when it comes into frequent…