No, I didn't need it, but at $175 it was too good a deal to pass up A nice Dolmar PS420 in excellent condition. Bought from an tall, older gent (older than me, not quite as tall...) who bought it March of last year, used it that spring, his back got worse, doc told him to stop lifting heavy stuff, wife told him to sell his woodcutting gear. Sprocket shows very little wear, it's super-clean inside and out, came with manual and accessories, even their warranty card. Helluva deal. The 18" bar looks weird and makes the saw feel front-heavy, so I'll put a 14" or 16" on it soon.