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Both of the above are right
Have a sharp chain and good quality lube. Even then hard dry wood will cause bar to get hot
The only way to stop this is to run more oil

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Need more oil on bar

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If the chain is oriented as the lower portion of the photo it is dull.
Chain sharpening is an art, if not correct it will not cut straight. I suggest you consider having it done professionally ($10± for 20" chain).

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