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Identify chainsaw chain pitch

With any standard size credit card

a.k.a. "5-6-7-9 rule"

Determine pitch with credit card: 5-6-7-9 rule

Pitch measurement

Chainsaw chain "pitch" manual measurement

Chainsaw chain pitch, manual measurement

Distance between any three consecutive rivets Pitch
1/2" 1/4
5/8".325
3/4"3/8
13/16".404
all measurements approximate

Chainsaw chain basics

Chainsaw chain basics

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Chainsaw chain types on table

Chain type table

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Chain decoder

Decoder

Chain type and sharpening file size from chain markings

cutter stamp 21

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Oct 9. 2019 - chaintypes.com launched


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