old remington chainsaw question

joe_the_dutchman(ontario canada)July 27, 2009

i got this old 60s vintage chainsaw runing only to find out the gas tank leaks.it apeares that the tank comes apart on the fly wheel side.the whole left side of the chain saw comes apart also taking the side of gas tank off.not being able to get new gasket what should i use to seal this unit.info apreciated also if any one knows what model it could be

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masiman(z7 VA)

If you don't get an answer here, I'd try posting this in the Chainsaw forum at Arboristsite.

    Bookmark   July 27, 2009 at 1:46PM
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make a gasket if need be. Gasket paper is available at most hardware stores. I use Permatex gasket sealer #2B. It is non-hardening. It is old school stuff. Apply it, let it skin over for about 20 minutes and assemble.

    Bookmark   July 27, 2009 at 5:33PM
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I have an old Remington saw model number SL-9. How can I find out what year it was made?Serial number pm9937.

    Bookmark   February 3, 2011 at 11:27AM
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Have you all tried "Chain Saw Collectors' Corner" at the address below for info? Plus, post pics or links, I would like to see the "Monsters". A Remington gas saw vs electric is new to me. I serviced a few old Homelites in the mid 70s that were giants and old. The newer small saws were all the average owner had around here. Loger


    Bookmark   February 3, 2011 at 1:42PM
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