Saw chains

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  1. mtarbert

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    Greetings All,
    Years ago I dealt with a company named Zipp Penn. They were (are) a discount parts supplier for chainsaw supplies. They sold a chain that was sprayed with carbide particles on the cutters. These chains stayed sharp for a Long time. Does anyone else have any experience with these chains or know what happened to Zipp Penn ?
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    never heard of it but would be interested in contact info.
     
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    I think Zipp Penn is long since dead. I found a thread at arboristsite from 2 years ago that said they were long gone so I think they went out of business. I did find another manufacturer of carbide tipped chains though.

    http://www.rapcoindustries.com/
     
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    Wow! Carbide chainsaw chain. Anybody know where I could find cast iron chaps to go with it?
     
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    That's not a knight in shining armor, its the local tree cutter using a carbide chain
     
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    Ouch!
     
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