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Atop filing guide
« on: April 27, 2015, 10:05:08 am »
Anyone know what type of file the atop guide uses(chisel bit)

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Re: Atop filing guide
« Reply #1 on: April 27, 2015, 10:14:52 am »
They are a single bevel file. One edge does left hand cutters and the other edge does right hand cutters. Same side up.

IIRC they are Vallorbe's

http://www.baileysonline.com/Chainsaw-Chain/Files-Filing-Accessories/Square-Chisel-Chain-Files/Single-Bevel-Chisel-Files/Vallorbe-Single-Bit-Chisel-File---1-Dozen.axd
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Re: Atop filing guide
« Reply #2 on: April 27, 2015, 12:11:05 pm »
Thats what come with it. But you can use the norm even though thicker.

You can make the rollers to get whatever angles your wanting with the tools you have.
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Re: Atop filing guide
« Reply #3 on: April 27, 2015, 12:14:30 pm »
Not all shown comes with it when sold.  I got my stuff from Goran himself.



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Re: Atop filing guide
« Reply #4 on: April 27, 2015, 12:19:33 pm »
Guy from Sandusky used 6 sided bevel files and supplied rollers to make faster cant chains then me.   

I liked the files for my uses, some didnt though.


2 on right are like what come with atop guide.  Stihl dealer in Ashland sold them before the guide was out.  Files are thinner thickness.




Closest 2.




2 on right





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Re: Atop filing guide
« Reply #5 on: April 27, 2015, 12:27:50 pm »
If you buy a new Atop it doesn't come with all those extra diameter rollers anymore.
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Re: Atop filing guide
« Reply #6 on: April 27, 2015, 03:41:28 pm »
Thks guys. I've modified a few of the Stihl FG guides to do race chains and they work fairly well. Been interested in trying out the the ATOP for a while, wasn't sure if a "normal" chisel file would work or if it used a proprietary file.  Does Goran sell em direct?

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Re: Atop filing guide
« Reply #7 on: April 27, 2015, 03:58:22 pm »
Bailey's is the USA outlet
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Re: Atop filing guide
« Reply #8 on: April 27, 2015, 04:27:21 pm »
Thks guys. I've modified a few of the Stihl FG guides to do race chains and they work fairly well. Been interested in trying out the the ATOP for a while, wasn't sure if a "normal" chisel file would work or if it used a proprietary file.  Does Goran sell em direct?

He is a member here and I can get you email if needed. ;) 

Hmmmm maybe he wasnt a member back in 2011, either that I dont remember user name.

Still have email.
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Re: Atop filing guide
« Reply #9 on: April 27, 2015, 04:33:32 pm »
I remember him saying he had sold rights in USA to Baileys for the square version.   Cutters Choice had them to the goofy version that came out before square.

I ran both chains done by Goran and I didnt care for the goofy version myself.
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