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    Weight of chains

    5/8 inch chains weigh around 40 lbs. I know that but how much do 3/8 inch chians weigh?? Does anyone know? I dont trust my scale it is always off and fluctuating.
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    Originally Posted by dolphinsfan270 View Post
    5/8 inch chains weigh around 40 lbs. I know that but how much do 3/8 inch chians weigh?? Does anyone know? I dont trust my scale it is always off and fluctuating.
    3/8" chains weight about 1.5lbs per foot length.
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    Originally Posted by Accutron View Post
    3/8" chains weight about 1.5lbs per foot length.
    ok ty. jwing how do you know?
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    I just used Google, if you buy online thats listed as the shipping weight for 3/8".

    I also have a chart somewhere too.
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    Here is chain thickness in inches vs weight per foot.

    1/4 .66
    3/8 1.50
    1/2 2.6
    3/4 6.0
    5/8 3.60
    7/8 7.30
    1.5 21.0
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    ok thank you so much.
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    Originally Posted by Accutron View Post
    Here is chain thickness in inches vs weight per foot.

    1/4 .66
    3/8 1.50
    1/2 2.6
    3/4 6.0
    5/8 3.60
    7/8 7.30
    1.5 21.0
    That's good stuff right there. I hadn't googled this info, but had been curious also. Thanks, Accutron.
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    Originally Posted by pumping4life View Post
    That's good stuff right there. I hadn't googled this info, but had been curious also. Thanks, Accutron.
    Youre welcome, I like to save stuff when I come across it so it comes in handy later.

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    Originally Posted by Accutron View Post
    I like to save stuff when I come across it so it comes in handy later.
    Well said. I added this to my subscriptions and repped you.
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