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Poulan Poulan 14'' Electric Chain Saw

The Poulan 14" Electric Chain Saw is equipped with cutting-edge features that will help you take care of big and small jobs. It is ideal for yard maintenance and cleanup. It has a 14" steel guide bar that ensures precision and control. This Poulan electric chain saw comes fully assembled, so it is ready for action right out of the box. This powerful tool has a 1.5-hp, 8-amp motor giving you the flexibility to cut through materials at various angles without the mess or hassle of gas. With an inertia blade brake, an anti-kickback bar tip and a wrap-around handle for safety, this 14" chain saw has a lightweight design that is easy to work with. It will help transform your outdoor living space into a well-kept environment that is free from clutter and debris and suitable for outdoor entertaining.
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Questions & Answers for Poulan Poulan 14'' Electric Chain Saw

Question

Can the saw be used right out of the box after adding oil without adjusting the chain?

asked 3 years, 1 month ago
By
an anonymous customer
on Poulan 14'' Electric Chain Saw
7 answers
Answers
answer 1
I did just by checking the chain and it appeared to be adjusted correctly. Just add the oil in the reservoir.
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
By
RVVEERRR
answer 2
Always check the chain tension before using any chainsaw
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
By
rmdobs
 - Bakersfield, Ca
answer 3
Yes, but only for 3-4 cuts before tightening is needed - but thats true for any chain saw.
answered 2 years, 11 months ago
By
Sesame2011
answer 4
mine was, but i had to adjust it after a few minutes of cutting.
answered 3 years ago
By
reyray92lt1
 - texas
answer 5
yes, but the blade will have to be adjusted shortly, very simple job
answered 3 years, 1 month ago
By
buster1224
 - blue springs, mo
answer 6
Mine was.
answered 3 years, 1 month ago
By
tcmag
 - Poulsbo, WA
answer 7
Yes
answered 3 years, 1 month ago
By
BlythevilleGuy
 - Blytheville, Ark.
Question

Is a storage case included with the chainsaw?

asked 3 years, 7 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
 - Austin, TX
on Poulan 14'' Electric Chain Saw
6 answers
Answers
answer 1
For now I just use the box it came in. You can contact the manufacturer
or check a local chain saw dealer to see if they have a case compatible with the saw size.
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
By
RVVEERRR
answer 2
Not usually, some higher end electric saws do. You can buy one though. They are not much for the small case.
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
By
rmdobs
 - Bakersfield, Ca
answer 3
no
answered 3 years ago
By
reyray92lt1
 - texas
answer 4
no, but it comes in a nice box
answered 3 years, 1 month ago
By
buster1224
 - blue springs, mo
answer 5
No, just a plastic saw blade cover.
answered 3 years, 1 month ago
By
BlythevilleGuy
 - Blytheville, Ark.
answer 6
No, just a thin plastic sleeve for the blade.
answered 3 years, 5 months ago
By
mom231
 - Plano, tx
Question

Does this one have an automatic oiling system?

asked 3 years, 1 month ago
By
Lynda49
on Poulan 14'' Electric Chain Saw
6 answers
Answers
answer 1
Yes. You will need to buy some chain oil to put in it. Walmart has it in the lawn and garden section.
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
By
n2metals
answer 2
Unfortunately no. Push the filler cap down and hopefully it works.
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
By
RVVEERRR
answer 3
No, but it is easy to punch the oil button as needed when cutting .
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
cervoned
 - Hendersonville, TN
answer 4
No. You have to push down on the reservior cap to oil the chain - whcih makes the leak problem worse.
answered 2 years, 11 months ago
By
Sesame2011
answer 5
no, there is an oil reservoir and you manually push it
answered 3 years ago
By
reyray92lt1
 - texas
answer 6
no, have to push button
answered 3 years, 1 month ago
By
buster1224
 - blue springs, mo
Question

what size file do i buy for this saw ?

what size file do i buy for this saw ?
asked 3 years, 6 months ago
By
jerryky
 - central city, ky
on Poulan 14'' Electric Chain Saw
5 answers
Answers
answer 1
There are kits you can buy at a hardware store or used to be able to that enables you to sharpen your chain.
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
By
RVVEERRR
answer 2
I apologize - I guess I was WRONG - the 5/32 file does work apparently. The first answer I gave was due to my inexperience...
answered 2 years, 3 months ago
By
Upstate13601
 - Upstate NY
answer 3
The 5/32" answers are WRONG. I bought one and it is WAY too small. Also, after looking in the manual, under the chain info it says "Pitch = 3/8", so I'm guessing it's 3/8"...
answered 2 years, 3 months ago
By
Upstate13601
 - Upstate NY
answer 4
You need to use a 5/32 file for the 14 inch chain. Or get the Oregon file kit. It has a file guide to help you properly sharpen the chain.
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
By
rmdobs
 - Bakersfield, Ca
answer 5
5/32"
answered 3 years, 1 month ago
By
tcmag
 - Poulsbo, WA
Question

Can you cut shelves,or cut in a straight line, with this saw? Like using a jigsaw.

asked 3 years, 3 months ago
By
rohocop
 - woodstock va
on Poulan 14'' Electric Chain Saw
5 answers
Answers
answer 1
No. First, chainsaws are not made for that. Secondly, this saw doesn't even cut pretty for a chainsaw. You would have better luck cutting shelves with an axe than with a chainsaw. But please don't try that either.
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
By
n2metals
answer 2
Doubtful and not really a saw to use this way. Can be a safety issue.
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
By
RVVEERRR
answer 3
If you have a marked line to follow and have a steady hand, go ahead. I would use a jigsaw, circular saw, or a miter saw.
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
By
rmdobs
 - Bakersfield, Ca
answer 4
No
answered 3 years, 1 month ago
By
tcmag
 - Poulsbo, WA
answer 5
no.
answered 3 years, 1 month ago
By
BlythevilleGuy
 - Blytheville, Ark.
Question

Does this work with a regular outdoor extension cord, or does it need something special?

asked 1 year, 11 months ago
By
ddean
on Poulan 14'' Electric Chain Saw
5 answers
Answers
answer 1
any outdoor ext. cord will do just make sure you dont cut the cord while using it;)
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
By
BlythevilleGuy
answer 2
It has a two prong plug with one wide and one narrow blade. I used a one hundred foot three prong cord that I bought at Walmart for under $17.
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
By
n2metals
answer 3
Check the amperage rating of the cord and you should be fine. That is all I use.
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
By
RVVEERRR
answer 4
A regular heavy duty outdoor extension cord works fine. I use the same one that I use with my hedge trimmers.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
cervoned
 - Hendersonville, TN
answer 5
It uses a regular extension cord.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
afmanaf
 - Florida
Question

I need a new chain for my chain saw 14" PLN 1514 wal-mark had none for it were do I find one.

asked 3 years, 10 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
on Poulan 14'' Electric Chain Saw
4 answers
Answers
answer 1
Contact the manufacturer.
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
By
RVVEERRR
answer 2
Try lowes, home depot or local mower repair shop.
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
By
rmdobs
 - Bakersfield, Ca
answer 3
Lowe's
answered 3 years, 2 months ago
By
Molicious
answer 4
Walmart has it in the garden dept.
answered 3 years, 7 months ago
By
BlythevilleGuy
 - Blytheville, Ark.
Question

Why is the oil cap on my saw and the others in the store a hard cap? How can I oil the chain if pushing the cap does nothing?

asked 2 years, 3 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
on Poulan 14'' Electric Chain Saw
4 answers
Answers
answer 1
Mine oils the chain without me doing anything. It just drips on the blade constantly, which makes a mess when I put it away after use. A better question might be how to stop it from oiling the chain and everything else for that matter.
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
By
n2metals
answer 2
That was one of my questions. Difficult to see if the chain is getting oiled. I probably will keep an oil can by my side next time I use it to oil the chain occasionally.
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
By
RVVEERRR
answer 3
I wondered the same thing, but the oil definitely does come out to oil the blade when the cap is pushed. I pushed a few too many times at first and had too much oil on the blade.
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
By
cervoned
 - Hendersonville, TN
answer 4
Its an automatic chain oiler, drip when saw is running
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
By
DolphinsLEM
 - howard ks
Question

Can this chainsaw cut a large tree or do I have to have something bigger?

I can't afford much more than this.
asked 1 year, 5 months ago
By
Roger
on Poulan 14'' Electric Chain Saw
4 answers
Answers
answer 1
just cut a 21 inch diameter 60-65 ft pine tree down and cut it up in about 7 hrs, done it with no problem, be sure to keep oil in it and dont use it for too long of a time, give the motor time to cool down, do not force your cuts either
answered 10 months ago
By
lovemywifeman
answer 2
I just used it yesterday to take down a tree that was about 10" diameter tree trunk. Be very careful but if you know how to do it this chainsaw will do the job. I looked up online how to make the notch and then the back cut and it worked perfectly. For the record, I'm a 53 year old female. If I can do it anyone can. I LOVE this saw.
answered 1 year, 2 months ago
By
cassiesmom1
answer 3
I cut limbs that where over 20 inches across. Heavy cutting for a chainsaw of 14 inches. But I have used saws my whole life. It has the power, you just have to know how to use it.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
ron2870
answer 4
No,nothing greater than 4" diameter.
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
By
Benefactus
Question

How can I get the correct blade for my chain saw

I have purchased two of the 14" poulan chain saws PLN1514 from my local store. I now need replacement chains and nothing they have fits. The part number for the necessary chain is #574-400-201. Please tell me how I can get this. Thank you
asked 3 years, 4 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
on Poulan 14'' Electric Chain Saw
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
Try contacting the manufacturer of the saw. They should be some help.
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
By
RVVEERRR
answer 2
You can buy the bar and or chain at wal-mart . It is package code blue. I think the chain is a 91v type 14 inch. Oregon also states on the package which saws the chain will fit. Just look for your brand and model number. It may also say which color code to use. For the poulan 14 inch saw chain the color code is BLUE. A blue dot. You can also buy the Bar-Chain combo.
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
By
rmdobs
 - Bakersfield, Ca
answer 3
If walmart dont have the parts then go to lowes or home depot, they will have it.
answered 3 years, 1 month ago
By
BlythevilleGuy
 - Blytheville, Ark.
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