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Timberline Sharpener and Depth Gage Corrections

Post in 'The Gear' started by Ralphie Boy, May 25, 2013.

  1. Ralphie Boy

    Ralphie Boy Minister of Fire

    Feb 12, 2012
    Northern Kentucky along the Ohio River
    I have a Timberline sharpener and love it. It does a fantastic job of creating a nearly razor sharp chain, much better than I could ever do with a file. However as we all know, it does nothing to correct the depth gages/rakers as the chain is sharpened. As I understand it, as the cutters change with sharpening a progressive gage should be used, so the gage that comes with the Stihl file kit is pretty much useless, correct? So what gage should be used? I have .50 3/8 Stihl and Husky chains? :rolleyes:


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