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Have e series 142 saw, how do you engage the chain after starting and saw is running

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I'm not familiar with that particular model, but every chainsaw I've ever used has a safety bar or shield that must be pulled back (toward the operator) to engage the chain drive. It is a handy feature when you have to climb up to cut something: you can leave the engine running with the safety engaged, then pull it back when you're ready to cut.

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http://www.madsens1.com/saw%20carb%20tune.htm
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  • Clean the spark arrestor and muffler; if the saw cannot exhale it cannot inhale.
  • There are 2 wav (sound - idle & full - may not be highlighted) files that I find most helpful, I think you will too.
Most chainsaws die because they are are run lean. I am going to inject a little Lou theory here. Air leaks and defective fuel delivery systems account for most chainsaw failures. Constant adjustment of needle valves can easily camouflage more serious problems that result in burning up your saw.

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have been running saws for over 20 years and have found you can run pretty much any pitch chain on any saw (as long as the lengths matre up)

think about what you are going to be mostly cutting tho. if its softish wood get a chisel type chain.
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