Can we talk angles?

Discussion in 'Chainsaws and Power Equipment' started by jo191145, Sep 12, 2019.

  1. jo191145

    jo191145

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    i know it’s not a new subject. Know there’s a sticky,,,,,
    I’m looking for an angle set up that works on most chains. .325 and 3/8”s. Mostly full chisel but I have a few semi too. I have loops from several different manufacturers for each of my saws. Eventually I’ll settle on just Stihl but for now I’m not a fan of checking and readjusting my angles depending on manufacturer.
    I know some people have found a happy medium. Also trying to get rid of the 10 degree angle. My grinder is a bit of a pain to set and reset that angle all the time.
    Right now I’m grinding some at 50/30/0. What do you think?
     
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    I run 55/30/10, little less "hook" seems to stay sharper a bit longer. All chains even 3/8 picco. Works well on semi chisel as well. I've used a 0 degree down angle as well with no detriment. Grind em & run em.
     
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    Towards the end of my run I switched to 55/30/0.
    I’m not sure how much the 0-10 chain angle makes a difference. I know the 60/30/0 was pretty aggressive.
    Thanks for the reply.
     
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