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What's the Difference Between a Chainsaw Chipper and Chisel Chain?

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Question: What's the Difference Between a Chainsaw Chipper and Chisel Chain?
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Answer: Madsen's says a "chipper is a round tooth, round filed chain. It maintains it's edge better in dirty cutting. Chisel is a square tooth, either ground round or square from the factory. The fastest cutting chisel is the square grind. It is also the hardest to maintain unless you use a chisel grinder. The chisel tooth is more efficient because the square edged tooth severs the wood fibers better than a round tooth."

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