Do you have to lubricate the chain on a brand new chain saw before the first use? If so, can I use regular oil?

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Louise

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Louise, be sure to fill the oil tank reservoir with bar and chain oil before using the chainsaw for the first time. The chain is automatically lubricated with chain oil during operation. Once you've filled the reservoir, just turn on the chainsaw and run it for a few seconds. You should see the chain become lubricated. Once you see that, you are ready to go!
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Louise, here are some how-to videos for the chainsaw you might find helpful as well: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list...