Advice on Buying a Chainsaw and Chainsaw Maintenance

Shopping for, buying, maintaining and using the woodcutter's friend all require employing this advice, rebuilding, use and maintenance tips.

buying a chainsaw - compression gauge
When shopping for a used or rebuilt chain saw, probably the must important check you can make is a compression test. Look for a minimum of 100 pounds of compression, with 120 pounds or more indicating an engine with plenty of life left in it. Don't overlook this test!