Hi everyone, this is my first post. i guess i'll give a quick intro, you can skip it if i ramble and go straight to the question. i turn 22 in on april 29th. i've worked summers and weekends in the bush for just over 2 years. up until now i did forest engineering on vancouver island, but i just got on forest fire fighting. new recruit training camp's in a little over a week. i'm going to college and i'm taking business (yeah...boring). i want to get my degree for sure, but i'm on the fence about whethere to use it or not. i love working in the bush and couldn't picture myself doing anything else. i've used chainsaws lots (firewood and so forth), but i didn't own one until recently. i bought a used husky 394xp because i used one working for my friend's dad and loved the saw right from the start.
The question: my saw drops chain oil when its sitting. I picked it up today and there was a little 2" x 2" puddle of chain oil. I asked my friend's dad about it and he said his does that too. is this normal? how can i stop it from leaking? someone said to pull the cord because of the way the oiler works if the crank is sitting at a certain place it will let oil leak. i tried that and i'll see if there's a puddle tomorrow...thanks for any input! oh yeah i can't see where its coming from, but its somewhere by the drive sprocket. i'm also wondering if it might be the oil adjustment bolt...the oil is kinda spread out and runs along the bottom of the saw.