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OILOMATIC® STIHL RAPID™ Super Full Skip (RSF)

OILOMATIC® STIHL RAPID™ Super Full Skip (RSF)
STIHL RAPID™ Super Full Skip is the skip pattern version of STIHL RAPID™ Super. There are two tie straps between every two cutting teeth, allowing better chip discharge and higher chain speed.

Product Description

STIHL RAPID™ Super Full Skip is the skip-pattern version of STIHL RAPID™ Super. There is an extra drive link and tie straps between each cutter, allowing better chip discharge and higher chain speed. The RSF chain is an extremely fast-cutting chain. 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. Since there aren’t as many cutters, RSF chain reduces the amount of time needed for sharpening. RSF chain typically cuts faster than RM chain, but requires careful maintenance and sharpening to continue to perform well. It is especially suited for long bars on large diameter logs, but can be used on short bars as well.

Applications: Ideal for use in the forestry industry for felling, bucking and limbing on medium to high-powered chainsaws. These aggressive cutting chains are designed for trained professional cutters with extraordinary cutting needs.

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 #3953
 

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 Full Skip (RSF) is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 4.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent chain for 25 inch bar I run this chain on a 362... I use it to mainly cut oak. It does a great job as long as you keep it filed during fuel stops. (As with ALL chains). I won't go back to another chain I got almost a whole season of firewood cutting out of it.
Date published: 2016-11-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from awesome chain for soft wood I love stihl products have owned them since I was 15 I use them pretty much everyday. I love this chain it cuts softwood realm good and it dosnt clog I reccomend this product to anyone who cuts softwood.
Date published: 2014-11-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from i own five stihl chainsaws I have ran the safety chains and full comp chains. but as soon as I figure out that I could buy a chain that cut faster and sharpen faster because there less teeth to sharpen. I honestly don't think I would buy a stihl saw that you could not a skip chain. my oldest saw is ten or so years old a ms 310 and still has the orginal bar. I have ran other skip chains but the stihl chain run the coldest on the bar.
Date published: 2014-03-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fast Cutting on Long Guide Bars Skip and square cutter chain from stihl is just flat out awesome. The RSF chain is perfect on long bars in hard wood. You really don't get any benefit on short bars. Full comp chain cuts much fast until you start using longer guide bars. I use this chain on the ms 362 with 25 inch guide all the time. Now if I was using a 20 inch guide bar I would stick with the RSC chain. When using a longer bar saw dust and dirt get trapped in the chain. When that happens the chain can not discharge it fast enough. Skip chain does a much better job in these situations. Also since there is about 33% less cutters it does allow the engine rpms to stay much higher. Which in turn does make it faster cutting with longer bars. Not to mention it takes less time to touch it up when your out in the woods or in the field working.
Date published: 2013-11-25
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