Post in 'The Gear' started by firecracker_77, Aug 25, 2013.
67cc IIRC? Echo uses the first 2 numbers to indicate cc (size). CS 500 (50cc)
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Yep. I change it weekly or bi weekly. Soaks up oil and when its dirty, I pull it up and slap staple a new piece down. Easy peasy
But how do you keep geese off the bench carpet? I have a few tools and the half the time stay in the box then they will get taken out for a project and set somewhere where they stay forever. Wife got me tool cart a few years ago and tools will live in it for weeks at a time. That's why I pick up that .99 set of screw drivers every few trips to HF . So I have them for all over the place.
I like that carpet idea. No cleaning involved.
I've been using a workbench mat the past couple years:
They come with a variety of brand names from different vendors. And yes, the John Deere model is always a little more expensive.
Technically, yes, because your chain is traveling 1/2 the distance at the same speed. But in this case "double the RPM" does not mean "double the chain speed" so you will not tear through logs any faster.
I think a trip to HF is in my near future.
A shorter bar can give you more cutting power though. Less chain to drag is less friction and can be faster.
going to a skip tooth chain will also make a saw feel more powerful. less teeth to haul through means less drag more speed. Be aware they tend to stretch more.
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