When do you use a skip chain?

Skip tooth chainsaw chain thoughts “The primary advantage to semi or full skip is when cutting larger logs. The wood chips are carried out between the cutter teeth and having more room for those chips in a larger log allows the teeth to continue cutting until they exit the log and dump the chips.

Does Stihl make a skip tooth chain?

STIHL RAPID™ Super Full Skip is the skip pattern version of STIHL RAPID™ Super. There are two tie straps between every two cutting teeth, allowing better chip discharge and higher chain speed.

What is a skip tooth bicycle chain?

Skip-link chain is an obsolete roller chain for bicycles in which side plates are alternately short and long, and so rollers are alternately close together and far apart.

What is a rapid super chain?

STIHL RAPID™ Super Klassic is an extremely fast-cutting chain. These aggressive cutting chains are designed for trained professional cutters with extraordinary cutting needs. STIHL recommends using low-kickback, green-labeled chain and green-labeled reduced-kickback bars on all powerheads.

What’s better full chisel or semi chisel chain?

Although the semi chainsaw chain cuts slower than a full chisel chain, a semi-chain will stay sharper longer even in rough sawing conditions. In most cases, this is the preferred chain for cutting softwood, dirtier wood, dry wood, and frozen wood.

What is full chisel chain?

A full chisel chain is designed for the fast cutting action. In comparison to the semi-chisel chain, this chain has square-cornered teeth which makes it more aggressive when cutting.

What is a skip tooth blade?

Skip-tooth blades look exactly like they sound, with every other tooth being short. The purpose of these blades is to cut through coats that may be matted, tangled, or very thick. Because of the spacing of the teeth, you can easily make mistakes with them and cut your dog.

Do you need a ripping chain?

Ripping chains have some disadvantages which can make it unsuitable for certain jobs. Ripping chains are slower as the finer cut and surface takes more time than regular cutting. This chain might not be a good option for you if speed is a major concern.