How to buy the right chainsaw chain

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Buying a chain for your chainsaw can be a complicated process so here is a simple guide to getting the right chain first time
Buying a chainsaw chain can seem difficult but if you know where to look it is easy to ensure you get the right one.  Firstly we list a lot of the most popular chainsaw models by model so check our shop to see if your model is listed.  If you find your model you then need to ensure you choose the right length chain.  This is done by counting the v-shaped drive links that go into the bar groove on your current chain as in the picture below:
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The chains and bars are classed as a certain length such as 12", 14", 16", 20", etc.  This refers to the cutting length of the guide bar not the chain.  The bar isn't measured from end to end, it is just the cutting capacity as shown in the picture below:
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If your chainsaw model isn't listed in our shop then we will still be able to supply a chain for you as we stock them all, we just need 2 pieces of information from your current chain.  If you look at the triangular shaped drive links that go into the bar groove on your current chain there will be numbers and/or letters stamped on one side.  If you can tell us they are as well as how many drive links there are as shown above then we can point you to the right listing.  Examples of numbers on the drive links are 91, 092, 21, 42, 73, 370, A3, D5, K2, N1.
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