Starting and Stopping Your Husqvarna Chainsaw

Follow these steps to start and stop a Husqvarna chainsaw to ensure safe usage and a longer life for your chainsaw Activate the chain brake before starting the chainsaw. When starting your chainsaw with a cold engine, set the choke control in the choke position. Press the air purge 5 or 6 times. Press the…

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How to Mix Fuel for a Husqvarna Two Stroke Engine Chainsaw

If your Husqvarna chainsaw is run by a two stroke engine, it always needs to be fuelled with a mixture of gasoline and two stroke oil. Follow these steps to mix two stroke oil and unleaded gasoline for your Husqvarna chainsaw. First make sure that you mix accurately. Never refuel while the chainsaw is running…

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How to Fit the Bar and Chain

How to Fit the Bar and Chain on a Husqvarna Chainsaw Learn how to fit the bar and chain on your Husqvarna chainsaw Wear safety glasses and gloves. Disengage the chain brake. Remove the bar nuts and the clutch cover. Remove the spacers and discard. Fit the bar over the bar bolts and move it…

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Getting the Most out of Your Knives

When it comes to Bandit brush chippers, knives are one of the most critical parts that have a direct impact not only on performance but also the life of the machine. Having the knowledge to properly maintain your knives — more specifically the cutting edges or points of your knives — is important to help…

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Changing Knives

CHANGING KNIVES ON DISC AND DRUM STYLE CHIPPERS This article contains step-by-step information, visual reference, and safety tips on the knife changing procedures for both disc and drum-style hand fed chippers. Be sure to watch the video walkthroughs at the bottom of the article to see the process for yourself. Chipper knives are sharp and…

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Chainsaw Safety Tips

Husqvarna Chainsaw Safety Tips Learn how to safely operate your Husqvarna chainsaw with these chainsaw safety tips and guidelines. Avoid all situations that you feel are beyond your capabilities. Before operating your chainsaw, wear proper chainsaw safety gear, including ear and eye protection, gloves, boots, and appropriate clothing. Always have a safety kit and a…

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Anvil Adjustment

Monitoring the condition and adjustment of your anvil regularly is critical to maintaining the performance of your machine and the desired chip quality. These step-by-step instructions in addition to the information found in your owner’s manual and the video included at the bottom of this article can help you understand the procedure. Before attempting any…

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After One Hour with a New Machine

It is very important after you have operated a new machine for approximately an hour to shut down the machine and recheck all nuts, bolts, belts, and hydraulic fittings and retighten as needed. It is normal for nuts and bolts to loosen once on a new piece of machinery. If you tighten them now, there…

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Belt Tension Adjustment – Hand Fed Brush Chippers

Belt Tension Adjustment New belts stretch very soon and must be adjusted several times in the first few hours of operation. Adjust after one hour of operation, then every four hours until the belts quit stretching. Failure to do this will cause the belts to burn and fly off, which is not covered under warranty. GENERAL RULES…

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