Why should I choose a Husqvarna chainsaw?
There are two main reasons: quality and service. Husqvarna has manufactured chainsaws for commercial use since 1958 and is one of the world’s leading chainsaw manufacturers. Obviously this also benefits you when you buy a chainsaw for leisure use. Our products are sold only at qualified dealers by knowledgeable staff, who can help you select the right machine.
How do I learn to use a chainsaw properly?
The fundamentals of cutting techniques, safety and maintenance can be studied in the manual of your Husqvarna chainsaw and in various instruction books or films, like the ones offered by Husqvarna. Continuing education and practice can help achieve professional results.
I have heard about TrioBrake. What is that?
TrioBrake is a unique system developed by Husqvarna to increase the safety of our chainsaws. With TrioBrake, in the event of a kickback the chain brake can be activated in three ways: by inertia and by the user’s right or left wrist.
What type of chain oil should I use?
Never use waste oil. To maximize the life of the saw bar and chain we recommend our own high quality saw chain oil, optimized for Husqvarna Chainsaws.
How do I choose the right chainsaw?
You should first consider how often you will use the saw and what you will use it for. For instance, if you occasionally cut firewood and fell a few trees around your home, you may prefer a leisure saw like the Husqvarna 240 e or an all-round chainsaw like the Husqvarna 450.
What protective equipment do I need to operate a chainsaw?
You should never operate a chainsaw without protective chaps or pants with chainsaw protection, a helmet with visor and hearing protection, boots with chainsaw protection and gloves, You should also carry a first aid kit and preferably a mobile phone.
When should I file the chain? Can I do it myself?
A sharp chain chews through the wood effortlessly, producing coarse sawdust. A dull chain produces wood dust and requires exerting additional pressure on the saw in order to cut. A rule of thumb is to file the chain each time you refuel the chainsaw. You can do it yourself - resist is to use a Husqvarna file kit.
What type of fuel should I use in a Husqvarna Chainsaw?
Husqvarna chainsaws should always be run on mixture of gasoline and good-quality 2-stroke oil. If you use Husqvarna 2-stroke oil, which is optimized for Husqvarna’s engines, a 2% mixture is sufficient. Ask your dealer for advice.
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