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When cutting with my husky 440 16'' the chain catches or stops

When cutting with my husky 440 16'' is is normal for the chain to catch or stop do I need carb adjust or is it just under powered?
Chain and saw are new

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It's hard to say. 41CCs should handle a 16" chain reasonably well.

  1. What are you cutting? Hard woods oak and maple are more difficult than pine.
  2. Are you digging in the dogs and trying to force the saw through the wood? Let the saw determine how fast it wants to cut, I rarely engage the dogs on my 359, I let the weight of the saw work for me.
  3. How sharp is your chain? Have the rakers been filed to low?
  4. Is the saw bogging down at speed before contacting the wood?
  5. Your saw was set extremely lean to meet EPA requirements. It is fitted with adjustment limiters also mandated by the EPA. To lean can impact how it performs.
All of these and few not coming to mind effect how fast the saw cuts. This isn't the answer you wanted but it is honest. We would have to see you cut and examine your saw to provide anything better. HTH
Lou

Posted on Oct 05, 2009

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