file size for 14' Sears electric chain saw.?

andyma_gwApril 30, 2012

P/N for bar is 36365, P/N for chain is 3617. No manual. I impulse bought 5/32 files. Did I guess right? I can return the files if I dont open the package. TIA

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

5/16 Dia is what my Poulan S25 with Sears' Label list in the specs. If you sharpen often or pay to have bad chains sharpened vs just touching them up, you need to try the Dremel type sharpener. A fellow impressed me in the woods with a Sears 12V off his truck in 1984. I purchased the 110V and have not used a file or had a chain sharpened since.

I have seen them at Northern tools, Home Depot,Sears and all look similar 12V, 110V or cordless (which I doubt will fit my budget for my need). LOL The link below is a You Tube Demo:

    Bookmark   April 30, 2012 at 5:06PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

5/16 is huge. My other saw is an Stihl 041 Farmboss. It has a full size chain that I keep sharp with a 7/32 file and a mill file for the rakers. I can sharpen my Stihl in 15 minutes by hand. I like the fact that I can still do something with these clumsy mitts and near sighted eyes. I work by feel I find it more convenient than taking the chain to somebody. I like the sound of a file better than the buzz of the Dremel too.

    Bookmark   April 30, 2012 at 6:48PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
txtom50(8a texas)

I would suggest you go to the Oregon Chain selector guide and find the replacement chain for your saw. Once you've done that, you should be able to look at the specs and they'll tell you for sure if you need 5/32, 3/16, or 7/32 file. You'll need the saw model number to look it up.

Here is a link that might be useful: Oregon selector guide

    Bookmark   May 1, 2012 at 6:19AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

You're OK with the 5/32 files. Your Sears chain number crosses to Oregon S52 Saw Chain, which is 3/8" pitch, 14" Long, 52 Links. Recommends 5/32 file.

    Bookmark   May 1, 2012 at 10:16AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

OOPS, A Big Error!! 5/32 vs 5/16 Is The Spec I Should Have Typed. Easy Catch that I should have caught. The Dremel has worked good due to the excessive wear I get from cutting Pushed/Bulldozed wood vs standing wood. It allows many sharpening as files vs having it sharpened maybe 3 times and it's gone.

PS. Do You Have Many Backward Days? LOL!

    Bookmark   May 1, 2012 at 11:15AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

Thanks guys. Loger, I was puzzled , then figured out it was a typo. The saw was my Dad's. I thought it was a POS, but it is a fine trimmer and easier to climb with than my Farm Boss.

    Bookmark   May 1, 2012 at 5:05PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Predator 212cc Engine, Harbor Freight FYI
Hi Folks, Been thinking of getting one of these for...
Honda Snowblower will not move in neutral
Hi everybody, I am a newbie to this forum. My Honda...
No more roll pins
Finally got the roll pins out of the wheels on my Horse...
2 stroke Mantis tiller vs. 4 stroke Mantis
I'm looking at buying a small Mantis cultivator but...
Adjusting Carb on Toro S200 Snow Blower
I have a small 2 stroke Toro S200 Snow Blower that...
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™