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I was tightening the bar and gave it too much torque. I snapped the threads off. Can it be fixed?

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Yes . first you my have to take the bar and chain off I am assuming the tighting screw is on the front but it dose not matter realy get the bar off so you have acess to the broken screw it there is enough left you can get ahold of it with vice grips then it is just a matter of unscrewing it if not you will have to drill the center of the screw and use what is called an easyout to remove the screw a good saw shop should be able to do this in under a hour and at minimal charge
Good luck

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