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OILOMATIC® STIHL RAPID™ Super 3 (RS3)

OILOMATIC®  STIHL RAPID™ Super 3 (RS3)
STIHL RAPID™ Super 3 is the reduced vibration and low kickback tendency version of STIHL RAPID™ Super

Product Description

STIHL RAPID™ Super 3 is a reduced-vibration and low-kickback version of STIHL RAPID™ Super. RS3 is an aggressive, fast-cutting, full-chisel chain but has a single-humped drive link to reduce kickback, and the cutter and tie strap design reduces vibration levels when cutting. The razor-edged, square-cornered cutter shape ensures minimum chain friction for an exceptionally smooth and clean cut in hard or frozen wood. It offers excellent cutting and plunge-cutting efficiency. RS3 chain typically cuts faster than RM chain, but requires careful sharpening and maintenance to continue to perform well.

Applications: Best suited for medium to high-powered chainsaws, the RS3 chain is ideal for felling, bucking and limbing. It is a general-purpose chain for the high demands of full-time professionals.

STIHL recommends using low-kickback, green-labeled chain and green-labeled reduced-kickback bars on all powerheads.

Unsure which type of saw chain you need? Download our Saw Chain Selection & Identification Chart for easy reference when replacing your STIHL saw chain.

Specifications

SAW CHAIN GAUGE 0.050"
3/8" Pitch - Part #3624
SAW CHAIN GAUGE 0.063"
3/8" Pitch - Part #3626
 

Important Information



This symbol indicates that the product has increased risk of kickback injury and is for use only by persons with extraordinary cutting needs and experience and specialized training for dealing with kickback.


This symbol indicates that the chain is a low kickback chain. STIHL recommends the use of a green-lableled low-kickback chain.

 

WARNING! Improper use of any power tool may cause serious or fatal injury. Read, understand and follow carefully the operating and safety instructions in your instruction manual before using such products.

STIHL products sold through U.S. STIHL Dealers are for distribution in the United States only.

Reviews

OILOMATIC® STIHL RAPID™ Super 3 (RS3) is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 1.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works well, even for plunge cuts This the chain that came with my saw. I could have swapped it out for a non-safety chain but after having a couple friends of mine take chunks out of their nose from kickback I decided I would take the safety chain. The big thing I keep hearing is that you cannot plunge cut with a safety chain. This is a myth. Most of the wood I harvest is from windblown trees and I have to do plunge cuts to safely dropped them. I have done a number of plunge cuts without a problem.Keep it sharp and it will eat through wood like a hot knife through butter.
Date published: 2014-09-20
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