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Bought some at apf

any one used it


Did have a look at at there chains and bars...seems good value for the money just didn't have the size bar and chain I wanted but sales guy(who was very knowledgeable and helpful) said they are working towards different size bars and chains...worth a crack for the price.

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I use them on a Stihl 180 and have to say that for £5 a chain, they are very good value.


Yes, there's a bit more stretch initially but generally, I don't see too much difference between the Rotatech at £5 and the Stihl at £15 plus. Except the price, of course!


Just my personal opinion.

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Just had a 74dl 325 1.6 chain arrive for a ms361 18" bar and it's too small to fir on bar and sprocket. I really gave it some and managed to squeeze it on bit the back or bar was pressed tight onto the sprocket and I wasn't going to run it like that. It is the correct amount of DL have counted. I tried stretching it with a bottle jack but hasn't made aby better.


Any ideas?


Pretty much lost the small saving I made for buying a cheap chain by having to mess about with it for 40 mins now.....


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Are you using an 8 pin ? If so fit a 7 pin and run it for a bit till its done the initial "stretch " and go back to the 8 pin .

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