How do I know what size chain for my Husqvarna chainsaw?


How do I know what size chain for my Husqvarna chainsaw?

To determine the pitch (chain size), you’ll need to measure the distance between any three consecutive rivets, then divide the result by 2. The rivets are the small, round pegs/studs that hold the chain segments together. Measure from the first to the third, then divide that number in half to get your chain pitch.

What size chain is on a Husqvarna?

Husqvarna 16-in 56 Link Replacement Chainsaw Chain in the Chainsaw Chains department at

How much horsepower does a 460 Husqvarna chainsaw have?

Husqvarna 460 Rancher has 60.3 cc 2-stroke x-torq engine that outputs 3.62 horsepower at 9,000 RPM which allows chain to move at 65.6 feet per second.

Do Oregon chains fit Husqvarna?

050 Gauge Oregon # 108579 Fits Husqvarna models 33, 36, 38, 40, 41, 42, 44, 45, 49, 50, 51, 55, 57, 133, 140S, 154, 234, 238, 240, 242, 246, 254, 340, 444.

How do I know what size chain I need for my chainsaw?

To get the correct size, simply count 3 rivets on the chain and measure the distance between them from the centre points. Now divide this by half to get your size. As an example, three rivets that measure ½ an inch across divided by two gives you a pitch of a ¼ inch.

Is the Husqvarna 460 a pro saw?

Husqvarna 460 Rancher Chainsaw Review. The Husqvarna 460 Rancher, billed by the company as a Prosumer-grade saw, does a fantastic job at that level. With a 3.6 Hp motor, the Rancher will make short work of both your cutting jobs and your fuel.

Can you use Stihl chain on Husqvarna?

Husqvarna uses as a standard driver width . 058 and Stihl uses . 063, so the Stihl chain won’t fit into the Husqvarna bar groove.

What size file do I need for a 3/8 pitch chain?

File sizes

Chain pitch Round file diameter
1/4″ 4.0mm
.325 4.8mm
3/8″ 5.2mm
.404 5.5mm