Using a chainsaw in wet wood.

by Tyler
(Iowa)

Is it hard on a chainsaw to cut wood that has recently been rained on?



Answer

Tyler,

It is not a problem at all to cut wet wood with a chainsaw. The chainsaw chain is actually already wet or lubricated with a bar and chain oil to keep it from getting too hot. The extra moisture on the wood won't make any difference. The saw will run the same as it normally does.

Just be weary about cutting in wet slippery conditions because you will be more prone to lose your footing when running the chainsaw.

Be safe!

-MG

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Nov 17, 2015
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:) NEW
by: Anonymous

Using a chainsaw in wet wood.

Nov 17, 2015
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Great post NEW
by: Anonymous

Thanks for the post.

Jan 02, 2011
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salt water logs
by: Anonymous

what about cutting into logs that have been in the saltchuck

as long as you clean and lube the saw after words should be no problem right?


thanks in advance

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