short bars get full comp, by short I mean anything under 32" Long bars run skip,ok so i have always owned full comps, i ran my first skip the other day and it was terrible. your thoughts? it seemed jumpy and rough.... not nearly as smooth as my fulls
This .Skip chain smoothes out once you get a few teeth in wood at once.
Boring or using the tip can be especially frightening if your used to full comp, or worse safety chain
As others stated above, lots of folks run skip simply because filing takes about half the time. Even though a full comp chain cuts faster, but a dull chain is still a dull chain.
Was just at a buddies the other day and he was using the cutter-less, his was homemade.Back at my desk top computer: Arraigned these from more-toothy to less.
Full-House is for carving and special applications.
Standard is also called Full Composition / Full Comp, and is for most general cutting.
Semi-skip is for those who cannot make up their minds (actually a lot of guys like it for some things).
Skip is for improved chip clearing with longer bars, for underpowered saws running longer bars, and to reduce teeth to file.
Cutter-less chain is for when the saw powerhead is used to power something else (go-cart, winch, etc.)
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