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Neiko

Chainsaw for ice?

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I used a Poulan (50cc?)chainsaw with a 20 inch bar I believe but came up short towards the end of the season. I was wondering how long a bar I could use with out burning it up. I got to think ice doesn't strain it like wood would so was hoping to at least go to a 24 inch bar.Any insight would be appreciated.

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Tough to beat fish's ice saw no mess like a chainsaw and you don't need to worry when you get out if the ice is to thick for the saw. Best $130 I've spent

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I just bought my Ice saw 2 weeks ago and look forward to using it. However when the ice is thick it is nice to get through it quick with the chainsaw. My plan was if it was too thick for the chainsaw I could finish up the the ice saw. Not trying to sound like a wuz but trying not to get all sweaty either. Does everyone use a auger hole to start with the ice saw or do you use the ice saw to chip a starting hole? Just thought using the ice saw to start will beat it up quicker.

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I auger all 4 corners. When the ice starts getting thick I punch a few more holes.

I cut 3 sides and chisel the 4th until the block snaps off.

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