How to Choose a Chainsaw Tire

To select a tire for a chainsaw, you need to know the type of ponytail, tire length, groove width and pitch of the nose sprocket.

What is the length of the tire for my chainsaw? How to measure a tire?

The length of the cutting part of the tire differs from its total length. The length of the tire is considered to be the length of the cut (working part). this is the distance from the front of the saw to the rounded tip of the nose of the tire. This size is rounded to the nearest in inches or centimeters. An inch is designated as " equal to 2.54 cm.

For example, the length of the cutting part of a tire for a Stihl MS180 chainsaw is 40 cm.
40 cm ÷ 2.54 = 15.7 inches. With rounding it turns 16" (inches).
For the Stihl MS180 chainsaw, the 16-inch (40 centimeter) tire Oregon article 160SDEA074 is suitable

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What is the shank of my tire?

Print a PDF catalog of shanks on a 1: 1 scale, for printing you will need 7 A4 sheets.
If the file does not open, you need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view PDF files.

How to Choose a Chainsaw Tire

Before printing, be sure to turn off scaling.

Attach your tire tail to the printout to determine the shank of your tire.

Shank types that Oregon tires are suitable for

Groove width: 8.2 mm

The shank is designed for electric and chainsaws:
Alpina, Bosch, Castor, Cub Cadet®, Dolmar, Echo®, Efco®, Einhell®, Homelite®, Husqvarna®, Ikra, Jonsered®, Makita®, McCulloch®, Oleo-Mac®, Partner, Poulan® / Poulan Pro ®, Ryobi®, Shindaiwa, Skil®, Tanaka®, Zenoah

Groove width: 6.4 mm

The shank is designed for electric and chainsaws:
Homelite® Saber

Groove width: 6.4 mm

The shank is designed for electric and chainsaws:
Einhell®, Husqvarna®, Jonsered®, Skil

Groove width: 8.2 mm

The shank is designed for electric and chainsaws:
Alpina, Castor, Metabo®, Stihl®, Oleo-Mac®

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Groove width: 6.4 mm

The shank is designed for electric and chainsaws:
Alko black & Decker®, McCulloch®, Power Pruner® / Echo® Power Pruner®, Polesaws, Ryobi®, Shindaiwa, Stiga®

Groove width: 6.4 mm

The shank is designed for electric and chainsaws:
Alko black & Decker®, McCulloch®, Ryobi®, Shindaiwa, Stiga®

Groove width: 8.2 mm

The shank is designed for electric and chainsaws:
AEG, Alpina, Dolmar, Homelite®, Husqvarna®, Jonsered®, Makita®, Oleo-Mac®, Partner, Poulan® / Poulan Pro®, Ryobi®, Shindaiwa, Skil, Tanaka®, Zenoah®

Groove width: 8.2 mm

The shank is designed for electric and chainsaws:
Alko, Alpina, Castor, Dolmar, Homelite®, Husqvarna®, Jonsered®, Makita®, McCulloch®, Oleo-Mac®, Partner, Shindaiwa, Solo®, Zenoah®

Groove width: 8.1 mm

Shank designed for electric and chainsaws: Dolmar

Groove width: 9.0 mm

The shank is designed for electric and chainsaws:
Alpina, Castor, Dolmar, Husqvarna®, Jonsered®, Makita®, Partner, Shindaiwa, Solo®

Groove width: 10.0 mm

The shank is designed for electric and chainsaws:
Efco®, Jonsered®, Oleo-Mac®

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Groove width: 12.1 mm

The shank is designed for electric and chainsaws:
Stihl®

Groove width: 14.0 mm

The shank is designed for electric and chainsaws:
Dolmar, Makita®, Poulan®

Groove width: 8.0 mm

The shank is designed for electric and chainsaws:
Alko, Echo®, Poulan® / Poulan Pro®, Tanaka®, Zenoah®

Groove width: 8.2 mm

The shank is designed for electric and chainsaws:
Echo, Homelite®

Groove width: 14.0 mm

The shank is designed for electric and chainsaws:
Hydrochief, Oleo-Mac®, Stihl®

Groove width: 14.0 mm

The shank is designed for electric and chainsaws:
Echo®, Hydrochief, Stihl®

Groove width: 8.0 mm

The shank is designed for electric and chainsaws:
Dolmar, Makita®