Today we answer a common question that chainsaw owners ask : How Tight Should A Chainsaw Chain Be? This is an important issue that every chainsaw user should know how to do and understand why. An incorrectly tensioned chain affects both the performance of the chainsaw and your own personal safety. The last thing you want is your chain to come off because you were too lazy to check your chain tension (or didn’t know how).
Either way, there’s a lot to cover in this article. Also, there are videos throughout so you can see exactly what you need to do to keep your chainsaw tightened (tensioned) correctly. Safety should always be your top priority when using a chainsaw. [Read more…]