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The use of a chain sprocket 8-9 tooth?

Discussion in 'Chainsaw' started by edaigle, Apr 16, 2012.

  1. edaigle

    edaigle ArboristSite Member

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    Hi Guys,
    Just a question here, for what purpose would you use a chain sprocket 8-9 tooth on an MS 660? I know it spins faster! :confused:
     
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    Cant racing
     
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    ndlawrence ArboristSite.com Sponsor

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    I use an 11 tooth with a 28" bar on my 359 for cutting oak :)...
     
  4. SawTroll

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    Mostly for relatively short bars/smaller wood on larger saws, and racing often fits in that category - but far from always...

    Shorter pitch than common on a given saw is another use, as you need more teeth to get the same gearing.
     
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    Acquired a Remington SL-4 (59cc) with a 16" bar and low profile 3/8" chain. Changed the rim to 8 tooth. Because if your are going to take a small bite why not do it faster.
     

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