A powered saw for quickly cutting trees and limbs.

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What happens when a chainsaw chain meets a nail or piece of steel wire when cutting through wood?

Assuming any of the following: there's an unnoticed steel nail in a log used in some structure or there's an unnoticed steel nail in a tree body (often happens when people attach illegal ads to ...
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What to look for in a good electric chainsaw?

I will need it for clearing large tree limbs and small trees, mostly for storm cleanup in a medium sized yard surrounded by mature, healthy trees. I am looking for recommendations for safety and ...
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Chainsaw 18" that actually starts

I live in an area that has a lot of old pines and a lot of wind, so I find I'm having to clear downed trees every few months. I've found that an 18" saw is sufficient for most jobs. I've owned a ...
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What is the risk of using 4% 2T mixture in a chainsaw that needs 2% 2T?

I accidentally ran a Stihl MS 261 chainsaw on a 4% mixture for 3 tanks instead of the 2% oil to gas mixture it should have had. Would this have done any damage to the machine should I do anything ...
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Finding a woodshark sub model number

I have a Woodshark 1975, serial number starting with 02224D and with a display number 38CC EM. How do I find which variety of chainsaw I'm dealing with? I'm looking for a replacement bar, oil cap, gas ...
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What is the typical “mileage” for a gasoline chainsaw?

I want to roughly compare a gasoline-powered chainsaw to a battery-powered one. I can't find any quotes on how many cuts (and of what specific material) a gasoline chainsaw can do on some specific ...