816 E 15th Street
Joplin, MO 64804
December 15, 2021 by Mike Connell
This time of year, most of us are stowing our lawnmowers and weed eaters. But, for many of us, it’s time to break out our chainsaws. Whether you use a wood stove to heat your home, want to do some land clearing, or trim a limb before an ice storm, now is the time to make sure your saw is in cutting shape.
It is crucial to know when your chain is cutting efficiently for safety reasons. Your chainsaw is more likely to ‘kick back’ if your chain is dull, and you will also exert yourself more with a dull saw, increasing your risk of injury. To help you assess the condition of your saw, Stihl provides these tips:
Of course, at M&K Outdoor Products, we’re more than happy to take a look at your chain to help you determine its sharpness.
When it’s time to get your chainsaw sharpened, we’d be happy to put in the work to make your saw is in perfect condition. Feel free to bring your chainsaw into our store or contact us to ask any questions you may have.