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How To Articles and Support

We want to make sure you can get your job done right, so we have created instructional guides and videos to help guide you through common safety and product maintenance issues. See the list of topics below.

Maintenance

Lawn Mower Blade Sharpening

What’s the best way to sharpen your blade? How sharp is too sharp? Get answers to these questions as you learn the right way to sharpen your lawn mower blades.

Chainsaw Chain Tensioning

Chainsaw Chain Tensioning

Proper chainsaw chain tension is critical for the performance of your chainsaw. Chain tension should be evaluated before beginning work and checked regularly throughout the job. Use this guide to properly tension your chainsaw chain.

Sharpening Your Chainsaw

Sharpening Your Chainsaw

Make quick work of large jobs with a sharp chain. How do you get a sharp chain? Follow this guide, and with a little practice, you’ll be able to keep your chainsaw chain in top condition.

Safety & Instruction

Find the Right Saw Chain for You

Find the Right Saw Chain for You

There are several ways to find the right saw chain for your saw. Knowing your make and model of your saw is a good starting point to use our part finder. If you need help identifying this information you can take your saw to a dealer for assistance.

Chainsaw Protective Gear

Chainsaw Protective Gear

Wearing the right chain saw protective gear reduces your risk of being injured. Find out about the different types of protective gear that protect six main areas of the body.

Chain Saw Kickback

Chain Saw Kickback

Kickback is one of the most common causes of chain saw injury. What causes kickback? How can it be prevented? Get the answers to these questions so you can be safer when using your chain saw.

Chainsaw Troubleshooting for Oregon CS300

Chainsaw Troubleshooting for Oregon CS300

Is your CS300 chain saw not working properly? Follow this troubleshooting guide to get your saw up and running again.

Cutting in Cold Weather

Cutting in Cold Weather

The Oregon Technical Services Department offers a free safety seminar program to our customers in the United States. If your organization uses chainsaws, and if safety for your people is a high priority, look into our Service School Program.

Harvester Safety Information and Chain Shot

Harvester Safety Information and Chain Shot

A Harvester saw chain based cutting system is composed of a drive sprocket, guide bar, and loop of saw chain that is designed to work on mechanized harvesting machines, they are not for hand-held chainsaw based applications.