best way to sharpen a chain saw?

par0thead151 Posted By par0thead151, Sep 28, 2010 at 5:22 AM

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  1. CTYank

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    For 35 years or so, I've found Granberg's file guide to be the simplest way to keep precise razor edges on LP-3/8" and std 38" chain. Minimal metal removal.
    Very simple to set and hold angles, and set depth-gauges. Clamps on bar and separately clamps chain to avoid wobbling while filing.
    Never had a chain that wouldn't cut straight, with nice BIG chips.
    I've tried the electrically-powered grinders with the ~3/16" diam stones. No thanks.
     
  2. fatwoodfirestarters

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    That looks very good does it put the same angle as factory? I do not like doing it with a file because it does not seem to stay as sharp for me with a round file. I will have to check that out if it can put the factory angle on it.



     
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