Today I fixed the cuts to my Stihl 066 Chain Tension Adjustment.
I can’t say I fixed the adjustment. I can say I covered up the holes in the adjustment which makes me feel better that it won’t fall apart as easily.
I mixed some JB Weld Steel Stick and slathered it on where the chain tension adjustment needed repair from being cut by the drive links of the chain.
The photograph at the top of this post shows the results of my chain tension adjustment repair. There would normally be the chain tension adjustment screw and cover plate in this photo. I removed them for the repair.
Here’s a photo of before the repair.
How things look now.
I won’t call today’s repair structural. I’m not even sure I should call it permanent. The repair gives me piece of mind that if the chain is ever thrown it won’t do more damage to the chain tension adjustment.