chain sharpening

Discussion in 'Homeowner Assistance Forum' started by sefh, Nov 26, 2006.

  1. sefh

    sefh LawnSite Member
    Messages: 40

    I just bought a new Oregon 511A Chain saw chain sharpener and I need some help on how to sharpen a chain. I read the manual to get the right settings for my chain. I understand how to sharpen the teeth on the angle but is there anything else I should sharpen or is that it? Thanks for the help
  2. deereman

    deereman LawnSite Senior Member
    from USA
    Messages: 518

    You can also file the rakers down just a little, but be careful you can make it cut to aggresive if you are not careful!

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