# How To Measure For A New Chainsaw Chain?

Measure the distance between the first three rivets and divide the result by 2. The chain segments are held together by the small pegs andstuds of the rivets. If you want to get a chain pitch, divide the number in half.

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

To get the correct size, you need to count 3 rivets on the chain and measure the distance between them. You can get your size by dividing it by half. A 14 inch pitch is given by three rivets that measure 12 an inch across divided by two.

## What is the most common chainsaw chain size?

The gauge chains on most chainsaws are 0.058″ and 1.3mm. It is less common for 0.043″ and 0.063″ gauge chains to be used.

## How do I know what size chain I have?

Measure the distance between the first three rivets and divide the result by 2. The chain segments are held together by the small pegs andstuds of the rivets. If you want to get a chain pitch, divide the number in half.

## What size chain do I need?

It’s a good idea to get a necklace size that’s at least the second size up from your neck size after you get a measurement. If you have an 18 inch neck, you should choose a chain that is at least 20 inches long. A chain of 18 inches would be too tight.

## How do you measure the chain on a chainsaw bar?

The distance from the tip of the chainsaw bar to the point where the bar first emerges from the saw’s case is measured. A tape measure will let you know what’s happening. If the figure was not even, round it up to the closest number. The bar measurement is the number that comes after it.