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Is there a satisfactory substitute for "bar & chain" oil?

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No. Bar & chain oil is made so it will stick to the chain and lubricate and it can deal with the heat generated by the chain. It's also thick enough so it won't run freely out of your saw. It doesn't really make any difference who makes it, just that it's bar & chain oil.

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