Normal for chainsaw attachment to leak chainsaw oil even though never used?

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Bought the chainsaw attachment. I added chainsaw oil to the tank and set the saw horizontal with the cap upright. I noticed today oil on the ground. It hasn’t been used yet.
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Brian Prihoda

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Paul Christenson

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Ego is an oozer...just like my Sears Gas Powered saws were...I try to cut until I'm getting low on bar oil...then I put it away on an empty plasticized feed bag...limited oozing...:)

I never load bar oil to the top until I'm ready to cut...:)
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Stored vertically my saw attachment has a very slow leak. Not enough to make a big mess but enough to require cleaning the shaft and the plastic drive protection cup after a winter of storage.