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Offline Philbert

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Re: Narrow Kerf Chain
« Reply #60 on: December 12, 2018, 09:42:46 PM »
Not sure if you guys have seen it yet, but Oregon introduced a low profile, .325 chain at a recent industry event; 'SpeedCut Nano' (80TXL).  I don't think that it is available yet, but it could be another option to consider.

Link: Oregon Products

Have to see where it fits in, in the: 3/8 low profile/narrow kerf (Type 90); 3/8 low profile (Type 91, 'PICCO'); .325 narrow kerf (Type 95, Husqvarna 30); .325 pitch sequence.

Might fit in certain niches.  Might be something else to navigate. Looks like it requires specific sprockets, bars, etc.


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Re: Narrow Kerf Chain
« Reply #61 on: December 12, 2018, 11:33:16 PM »
Looks like Oregon's best attempt to make a .043 chain as close to Stihl's little 1/4 71PM. 
This .043 .325 is designed for battery saws in general. That huge safety ramp sure wouldn't help performance.  Looks like those old Pioneer chain design from the 70's.
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Re: Narrow Kerf Chain
« Reply #62 on: December 13, 2018, 09:11:31 AM »
They're marketing it to arborists and other professionals. It will be interesting to see how it compares. The depth gauges on the 80TXL look a little like what is on the Oregon LPX chain, though the ramp on this seems a bit more pronounced and may sit higher in relation to the raker than on the LPX
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