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Offline kenclench

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Staring Out
« on: September 08, 2017, 03:37:15 pm »
Hi All,
What's a good chain thickness for sycamore chainsaw milling.  The widest piece is about three feet. Can also use pitch suggestions.  Thx.

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Re: Staring Out
« Reply #1 on: September 09, 2017, 05:57:11 pm »
Welcome and you may want to update your profile with information that tells us a little about you.  I have primarily 3/8" .058 or .063 chain for chainsaw milling.  My bars dictate what I use.  I did have to change the sprocket on my Husky 3120 from .404 to 3/8" since the 56" bar called for that and it is the .063.
Lucas 10-30 Swingsaw Blade Mill, Husqvarna 3120XP, Makita DCS7901 Chainsaw, 30" & 56" Granberg Chain Saw Mill