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Old 09-25-2019, 07:15 AM
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Originally Posted by USMM guy View Post
And gum is not an issue when I do. And if chain stretch is an issue for you. Then I would suggest that you upgrade to a saw that has adjustable tensioning.
I think they all have adjustable tensioning. And, all chains stretch. First, when they're new, and after that if the continue to stretch a lot they're worn out. This is exacerbated by running them hard, on tough tasks, usually when the oiling isn't doing it's job. Plugged up, or not working correctly. Heat builds up, hard on bar & chains both. Of course, there's also always the chance that your chain was just too long to begin with, in which case you'll just run out of adjustment as it stretches.
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