Can you do a plunging cut with a chain saw? Yes, I've done a couple though I don't recommend it. It can be extremely dangerous for those who don't have much experience with one and still moderately so to those who have plenty.
I knew of one guy that would put one cut down the middle of large logs (a cross section) put gunpowder in it and light it off to '...
Is there a way to make a plunge cut with a chainsaw into thick wood safely (i.e. pushing the tip of the chainsaw into a thick block of wood, maybe 12 inches thick) or is this just a flat out bad idea?
Plunge cuts with a chainsaw are made all the time with chain mortisers, like the one pictured below made by Makita.
However, you will notice that this ...
The comparison of chisel bit chain and regular chain should be Chisel-Bit vs. Scratcher-Bit. Other synonyms might exist.
Near all modern saw chains are a type of chisel bit. The general style would follow some of the examples from the picture below from madsens1.com
Bits pictured can also go by names as semi-chisel (rounded) and full-chisel(...
Generally I wouldn't recommend using a larger bar than is recommended. I think the biggest issue is you will burn out your saw.
However, there is one thing to think on that might make it more 'ok'. When milling with a chainsaw there are special chains (ripping chains) and bars you can use to reduce the strain on the saw. Like other blade, most chain ...
Yes. If you look at the tip of the chainsaw it's shaped like a half-circle. Only the top half will kick back hard.
You need to insert the bottom-half first. Once that is securely inside the wood, Turn the blade to go straighter in.
TL;DR: The top half of the tip is extra scary.
For occasional use 2 stroke engines, I prefer the premixed fuel you can buy at most hardware stores and home centers. One of the trade names is TruFuel. It is available in either 40:1 or 50:1 mix. The main advantage is that it is basically old fashioned unleaded gasoline with none of the additives that can be problematic for 2 stroke engines. It doesn't ...
Without know the model # I can not give you the exact answer, but this can get you as close as you can with the said info.
This shows all compatible sizes for Husqvarna chainsaws