If the blade dips into water while the saw is operating will this harm the saw

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While I am cutting logs in the snow, near the edge of a lake, or in a river, the blade may dip into water and spin some through the drive mechanism. Will this damage the saw?
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David Scott

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Posted 2 years ago

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I don't think a small amount will hurt you wouldn't want to leave it in there
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Yeah, I don’t think a small splash of water will hurt anything. You’ll want to make sure you’ve got oil in the reservoir and it might be a good idea to grease the bar sprocket a little more often than normal.
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Hi David! We double-checked this with our team: you have nothing to worry about. Your chain saw will be fine.