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Chain comes off alligator lopper

We get about six cuts and the chain slips off the bar. How can we get this thing to work better? Its great while running, but very unpredictable

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The chain slipping out of its groove is common with this lopper. We have two of them and the chain pops out of both of them. I noticed that it occurs mostly during horizontal cuts, so I try to be extra careful during those cuts because gravity tends to pull the chain off. There is less trouble with vertical cuts. One reason for the chain coming off is that it lacks tension. There is no way to adjust the tension to make the chain tighter. That is done automatically by a spring. Black and Decker have to review the design of their lopper, which is a great tool. At Lowes I was told that there was a clearance sale on all their B

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