The recommended oil-to-gas ratio for a Homelite chainsaw, and most other brands of chainsaws, is a 50-to-1 mixture of 2.6 ounces of two-cycle chainsaw oil and 1 gallon of unleaded gasoline. The gasoline should be at least 87 octane.Know More
If you are using oil that does not have an added fuel stablilizer, the ratio should be 16-to-1, using 8 ounces of two-cycle oil per gallon of unleaded gasoline.
Older saws may run just fine using a thicker ratio of oil to gasoline, such as a 40-to-1 ratio, or 40 parts gasoline to one part oil, but the spark plugs need to be replaced more frequently with this ratio.Learn more about Tools
The fuel mixture for a Homelite 240 chainsaw should be at a ratio of 32:1. For every 32 parts of gasoline, one part should be two-stroke oil.Full Answer >
Poulan chain saws require a 40 to 1 fuel-to-oil ratio. Poulan recommends mixing 3.2 ounces of oil with 1 gallon of gas to achieve this ratio and shaking the mixture for approximately 10 to 15 seconds to make sure the oil and gas successfully combine.Full Answer >
The fuel ratio mixture for a Homelite Trimlite 25 cubic centimeter trimmer is 50 parts gasoline to one part oil. Therefore, 1 gallon of gasoline is mixed with 2.6 ounces of oil. The metric equivalent is 1 liter of gas to 20 cubic centimeters or 20 milliliters of oil.Full Answer >
To operate a chainsaw, first flip the starter switch to on, close the choke, place the saw on the ground, and pull the starter rope. Always make sure you have followed all standard safety precautions before operating a chainsaw, as failure to do so could be life threatening.Full Answer >