In other words, take extra precautions not to hit dirt or.
Another reason the chain may not cut is if the blade is installed backwards, meaning that the sharp teeth on the chain are not facing in the right direction and will not be able to chip away at the wood you are attempting to cut.
Chainsaw blades rotate in a clockwise direction, so the teeth on top of the bar should be facing out, to the right (away from the engine). This is one of the reasons a chainsaw/pole saw won’t cut properly. To adjust the chain, tighten or loosen the adjustment screw. Reason 3. The chain bar is probably bent or worn out.
Reason 4 The grasp pads engage the grasp drum to rotate the chain.
The chain needs to slide easily and freely across the chain bar. If it would not, you can want to update the chain bar. The chain bar is lubricated by chain oil that is fed from a reservoir. Be sure to fill the reservoir with chain Estimated Reading Time: 3 mins. Sep 18, If you have sharpened many times and not ground down the rackers then it that is what seems to be happening. Thats correct you need to make sure the rackers are lower then the actual blade part of the chain. if the rackers are higher then the blade it wont cut.
Official THEGOLDPRO fan stumpmulching.bar Equipment/Stripe thread HereEstimated Reading Time: 3 mins. The most typical cause of a chainsaw that won't cut accurately is a dull cutting chain. Try sharpening or replacing the chain. The chain may not have the proper amount of tension. If the adjustment screw is too loose, the chain may not make good contact with the wood.
These will dull the blades, but not nearly as much as steel.
Commonly replaced chainsaw parts: Chain; Chain Bar; Control Cable; Start Pulley; Pull Rope. Jul 20, Jul 20, #2. Motodeficient said: Went out this weekend to cut some wood, sharpened my chain and filed the rakers down like normal. The saw cuts great until the top of the bar gets down into the cut, then it stops cutting any further, just spins in place.
I have never had this happen before and can't seem to figure out whats causing it.