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3/8 0.050" chain types

There are two types of 3/8 0.050 chainsaw chain. These are completely different and noninterchangeable.

A quick way to tell them apart:

3/8 0.050 Picco a.k.a Low Profile

  • very common chain type
3/8 chains compared, Picco
3/8 0.050 Picco a.k.a Low Profile


3/8 0.050

  • stronger of the two types
3/8 chains compared, regular
3/8 0.050

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