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I have been given a jcb chainsaw with no inst I have never used one its a model 38 does it have a 2 stroke mix and do you put chain oil in were it says oil many thanks

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If the saw in not over 30 years old, it should be safe to use 40:1 fuel to oil mix providing that you use a modern synthetic saw oil. Don't use boat motor oil or other petroleum based oils. Premix them very well in the saw's own fuel can and agitate the can before each use. Regular chain/bar oil is used in the oil tank. Good luck!

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hi there troyandbec

pauly46 here
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