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CHAIN SAW INFORMATION
The plastic hardware bags should include the
• (2) Guidebar bolts
• (2) Guidebar nuts
• (1) Phillips self tapping screw
• (1) Saw chain
• (1) Guide bar
• (1) Hand guard
• (1) Scabbard
1. Lay chain out ﬂat.
2. Install front hand guard onto saw body. Do this
y pressing two mounting stand-outs on hand
guard into hex-shaped holes in saw body (see
WARNING: Cutting edges on chain
are sharp. Use protective gloves when
IMPORTANT: Do not clamp chain saw in
vise during assembly.
Figure 2 - Assembling Guide Bar, Chain, and
Figure 3 - Part Locations For Assembling Guide
CAUTION: Do not place chain on saw
backwards. If chain is backwards, saw will
vibrate badly and will not cut.
CHAIN SAW HARDWARE
Assemble the chain saw before assembling the
Note: Some models are pre-assembled. Assembly
is not needed on these models.
See Saw Chain Tension Adjustment, page 11.
CHAIN SAW ASSEMBLY
3 Insert tapping screw through hand guard and
into saw handle. Tighten screw ﬁrmly.
4. Turn adjusting screw counterclockwise (see
Figure 3). Continue to turn adjusting screw
until adjusting block is to rear of ad
Install guide bar onto saw body. Place rear of
guide bar between adjusting plate and sp
Guide Bar Nuts
Front Hand Guard
Towards Guide Bar Nose
IMPORTANT: Make sure to insert adjusting
block into oval adjusting hole on guide bar.
6. Line up holes on sprocket support with center
slot on guide bar and holes in saw body.
7. Insert guide bar bolts through front han
aw body, center slot of guide bar, and sprocket
support. Attach guide bar nuts to guide bar
MPORTANT: Tighten guide bar nuts ﬁnger
tight only. Make sure adjusting block is in oval
adjusting hole on guide bar.
Place chain around drive sprocket, then along
top groove of guide bar and around guide bar
nose. Note: Make sure cutting edges of chain
are facing the right direction. Position chain
so cutting edges on t
op of guide bar face guide
bar nose (see Figure 2).
Adjust saw chain tension. Follow steps under
Saw Chain Tension Adjustment, page 11.