The two 325 0.050" chain typesThese two types are quite similar and somewhat interchangeable (see notes below).
325 0.050" Narrow Kerf features:
- cutters are made from 0.04" material (a), vs. 0.05"
- kerf is 0.02" narrower (b)
- bar is 0.02" thinner, about 0.155" (c) vs 0.170"
|Names and trademarks for narrow kerf:|
|Oregon :||narrow kerf|
|Husqvarna :||"325 Pixel"|
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|Types on comparison:|
|325 0.050"||slightly stronger, requires a bit more power|
|325 0.050" narrow kerf:||slightly less durable chain and bar, requires less power because of thinner cutter and narrower kerf|
|normal chain + narrow kerf bar mix||works, bar bends a bit easier, chain requires a bit more power. Possible clearance issues with wider chain.|
|narrow kerf chain + normal bar mix||usually works, possible binding with old worn chain|
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