Is it possible? Is the wood treatment of the sleepers affecting my equipment Tools in my possession: electric chainsaw, circular saw and an handsaw.

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    I've always seen guys use chainsaws, but they don't use their good chain. They either use an old chain, or get ride of the chain when they're done.
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    Commented May 7, 2015 at 23:06
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If you're talking about railroad ties, just buy a cheap circular saw blade for about $5, use it for the railroad ties and then throw away. It won't go all the way through, even if using on all four sides, but will get close. You can then finish with a bow saw or just strike it against something to split it the rest of the way.

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