We have an essential info section looking at how to ID chains – why not take a look by clicking here.

Chains are not measured by stretching them out on a bench and squinting down a tape measure – chains are identified by PITCH, GUAGE and NUMBER OF DRIVE LINKS [no – not the cutting teeth – drive links and you’ll know the difference by even a cursory look at the chain ID link above].

Bars likewise are not measured the same way – manufacturers give them a set ‘length’ which is generally the sticky out bit that comes out of the chainsaw [not including the mount unless in the case of large double ended milling bars which are the exception to the rule and measured end to end].

Chain sharpening is key – if you cannot use a chain and have it cutting well until the cutters are so small they end up getting knocked off – you have plenty to learn. Watch, research, rinse and repeat. Read our article on chain sharpening by clicking here – often people get caught up in different angles and techniques – but the principles are always the same.

If you are serious about correct maintenance of your bar and chain work your way through the Oregon manual [click here] and after that check out the Stihl equivalent [click here]. Using a chainsaw for 20 years [badly] does not qualify you as an experienced user – so be the change, make the difference and keep educating yourself about these valuable yet dangerous tools.

And finally – why buy a new bar and chain without checking/replacing the drive rim or drive sprocket? [again click here if unsure on what these refer to]. Would you change the oil on your car without changing the oil filter?

3610-61PMM3 Stihl Narrow Kerf 3/8 Lo Pro .043 [1.1mm]


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Please make sure you order the correct number of drive links for your bar Check you have not just ordered 1 drive link


Lightweight chain for smallest chainsaws and pole saws. Cuts a very narrow kerf and makes the most of smaller chainsaws low power. Use with a .043 guage bar.

Customer Reviews

Based on 7 reviews
Harry Bennett
Lo pro bar and chain for 201

Great upgrade for a top handle. Quicker cuts and easier sharpening. Great customer service from Chainsawbars.co.uk

David Roberts
Great chain, great supplier

Excellent chain for a narrow kerf, .043 bar. I use it on one of my chainsaw carving bars so it is used hard! but stands the punishment well. Great supplier as always

Nigel Moberly
excellent service

a really useful website and swift efficient delivery.

Great service

Good Pre purchase advice and prompt delivery. Will buy again.

Robert Humphreys

Good quality as expected

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