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Makita Chainsaw UC 4020A

Discussion in 'Tools and Materials' started by pidgeon1, 16 May 2021.

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    Makita Chainsaw UC 4020A 1800 watt

    Could anybody tell me what sharpener I require for this saw, loads on the web don't know the right one..
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    If you look on the bar near the engine, usually the chain info is stamped into or printed onto it there
     
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    It's very unlikely to be a unique chain - maybe you can see some markings on it?
    No matter - if its a tooth sharpening file you need, insert a twist drill (at an angle) thats a snug fir into the tooth and take your file size from that. Failing that, shoot along to your nearest horticultural machine store - they'll match the chain, sell you a spare (always a good move) and sort you a file and guide too.
    John :)
     
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    On mine: D94D5F39-D3DA-44AA-96C3-4F554882F634.jpeg

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    Sorted it , 4.5mm round file now to find a supplier
     
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    I use GHS Ltd for loads of supplies- excellent firm.
    John :)
     
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    Buy an electric sharpener for chainsaws. Much easier and quicker than a file. And far safer as it less likely to cause the chain to cut unstraight!
     
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    You still require a flat file to lower the depth gauges which need doing after a few cutter sharpenings .Look at the stihl 2 in 1 guides which a pretty good for beginners
     
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    will check stihl out, thanks
     
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