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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
As to the proper amount of slack in the chain, new or otherwise, is you should only be able to left the chain from the center of the top bar, so that you can only see the drive tooth of one (1) of the links.
Now with a new chain, the trick is to check the slack after the first tank of gas has been consumed, as new chains tend to "relax/stretch" after being put into service.
But with that being said, I always check the chain at each fueling and filling of the bar lube tank too. Better to be safe and get the maximum performance from your chainsaw, and there is no better way than to keep everything in proper working order.
A good rule of thumb is to:
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