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How tight should the chain be? Seems too loose to me, but I think it is as tight as I can get it. It is a remington 14" chainsaw.

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If a solid nose bar it needs to be slightly more slack. Judging by the number of requests for adjustment repair kits I suspect it could be beefier initially too.
In answer to your question, with a solid nose bar the chain at the center bottom should just touch. If sprocket nose touch plus 1/8 turn tighter.

If you have more questions or need additional help please reply below and I will get back to you. HTH & Good Luck.
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Posted on May 03, 2010

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    dontbother10 May 03, 2010

    Hold the nose of the bar up while making adjustments and tightening the bar nuts else it will slacken quickly.

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