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Author Topic: Stihl RS chain vs. Stihl RSK chain  (Read 4020 times)

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Offline magic

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Stihl RS chain vs. Stihl RSK chain
« on: January 15, 2004, 10:43:28 AM »
I have recently noticed that Stihl offers a new chain, at least it is new to me.  I have always used the RS for my saws and I have no complaints.  Great chain!  Does anyone know if there is a difference between the two?  In the book they pretty much say the same thing, but the RSK is for big timber for bars over 20".  I guess I am just wondering if that is the only difference.  Is the RSK a faster cutting chain?  Thanks guys if anyone can help me.

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Re: Stihl RS chain vs. Stihl RSK chain
« Reply #1 on: January 15, 2004, 12:23:04 PM »
RS is full chisel chain (round ground ) and the new RSK is square ground chisel chain ... works the best in softwoods..dulls fast in hardwood..both are great though..hope this helps ya man


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Re: Stihl RS chain vs. Stihl RSK chain
« Reply #2 on: January 15, 2004, 04:52:47 PM »
Those "Rapid Super"s are a great chain aren't they?
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Re: Stihl RS chain vs. Stihl RSK chain
« Reply #3 on: January 17, 2004, 05:53:04 AM »
Stihl also makes Rapid Super in what they call the "L" version square ground.Can anyone comment on this chain's performance as compared to round ground Rapid Super?


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