Re: Need carb settings for Homelite chainsaw
what i was told is once running and warm, adjust it cutting wood, set HI rich enough that saw "burbles" at full throttle, then start cutting, moving it leaner just until engine smooths out and burble stops while cutting. But just just ever so slightly still burble at wide open throttle after the cut/ That way its as rich as it needs to be. All done while cutting , dont matter what it does when not in wood really.
I have saw many people adjust for the most rpm and "fastest" engine speed with the saw not in wood, not good.
I adjust my saw like above, and i can actually tell it runs cooler too.
A saw really should also be set with a tach so it doesn't over rev, (run lean).
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