People also ask, can I use a Stihl sharpener on an Oregon chain?
Answer: Yes this can be used on any brand chain. However, be sure to purchase the correct size for your chain. This “3/8 P” STIHL 2 IN 1 EASY File Guide comes with two 5/32″ inch files and is for use on the STIHL 3/8 PICCO chains and 3/8 Low Profile chains of other brands.
Correspondingly, does the chainsaw teeth sharpener really work?
This product does not work. Don’t waste your money. There are no directions with it and it opens up just as soon as you apply the necessary pressure to make the sharpening happen. I will be returning it to Amazon!
How do I adjust my Oregon chainsaw sharpener?
In general, if you want to have an aggressive cut, you are going to need a chainsaw chain that operates as quickly as possible. A chainsaw chain with full chisel teeth means that you are cutting with a very high speed. Speed being one of the main ingredients behind an aggressive chain, this is clearly vital.
Use the recommended top-plate cutting angle to set the proper grinder head angle.
- Check that the vise blocking handle is screwed in tight and that the chain is blocked.
- Turn on the electric sharpener.
- Sharpen the cutter by lowering the arm-motor unit.
Steps For Sharpening a Chainsaw Blade With An Electric Sharpener
- Step 1: Measure. …
- Step 2: Positioning. …
- Step 3: Install the Sharpening Stone. …
- Step 4: Swivel. …
- Step 5: Angle. …
- Step 6: Adjust the Depth. …
- Step 7: Time to Sharpen.
Cutters can be sharpened up to 10 times or more before the chain needs replacing. If your cutters are worn unevenly after a few sharpenings, a professional can regrind them to uniform shape. If you use the same chain for a few years, then buy a new one, the new one won’t mesh smoothly with the sprocket and bar.
A typical chainsaw can be sharpened up to 10 times before it’s time for a replacement. The cost to have a chainsaw sharpened ranges from $13 to $16. The average cost per chainsaw sharpening is $14.50 for people who choose to have their chainsaws professionally sharpened.
You can mount your sharpener if you use your chainsaw throughout the year as it makes it easy to sharpen the tool and also helps to avoid accidents. In most cases, sharpening the chain should happen after ten times of being in use, while in other situations, you have to sharpen it after every session.
Always hold the file at a right angle (90°) to the guide bar. The file only sharpens on the forward stroke – lift the file off the cutter on the backstroke.
The sharpening angle will generally be between 25° and 35° – the harder the wood, the greater the angle. To maintain the correct angle, we recommend that you use a sharpening grid or a filing gauge as an aid.
Always file at right angles to the guide rail. The right sharpening angle depends on the saw chain and the wood that you want to cut. The sharpening angle will generally be between 25° and 35° – the harder the wood, the greater the angle.
What degree do you sharpen a 3/8 chainsaw chain? If you don’t know, or cannot figure out which chain you have, you can use the ‘default’ angles that most shops will use when sharpening chains that customers bring in: 30° / 60° / 0°, with a 0.025″ depth gauge offset.
STIHL PICCO™ Micro™ 3 chain is a low-kickback, narrow kerf, smooth-cutting and low-profile chain ideal for small to mid-sized chainsaws with between 1.5 kW (2.0 bhp) and 1.9 kW (2.5 bhp). It performs equally well as compared to the PMM3 chain, with the only difference being a slight increase in weight.
Ripping chain is chainsaw chain designed specifically for cutting with the grain. Ripping chain is always micro chisel or semi chisel chain which features a re configured cutting angle of 10 degrees.
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Many chainsaw enthusiasts have noted that their blades dull faster when they’re cutting muddy wood. If the logs that you’re cutting up are muddy, then perhaps that is the sole reason why your blade is dulling too fast. It won’t be hard to notice whether the wood that you’re cutting is dirty or not.